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Join the Ohio State Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association (SCAVMA) for “Top 10 Dog Behavior Myths,” on February 11, 2014 from 5:30-6:30 in the Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) Auditorium, 601 Vernon Tharp St., featuring Dr. Meghan Herron, clinical assistant professor in Behavioral Medicine at the Ohio State Veterinary Medical Center. Enter the VMC from east doors on Coffey Road.
The Clinical Trials Office in the Veterinary Medical Center provides the latest therapies for eligible client-owned animals. It is one of the largest veterinary clinical trials offices in the country. Many studies provide reimbursement for costs of medically necessary procedures.
Currently, new studies are enrolling dogs that have been diagnosed with:
Reconstructive surgery is not just for humans nowadays, it is also for our companion animals. The New York Times released a story on January 13, “Rebuilding Our Badly Broken Pets,” that featured Dr.
Dr. Sarah Moore, assistant professor of neurology and neurosurgery, was featured in the article "New Foundation Seeks to Raise Awareness about Degenerative Myelopathy," in Today's Veterinary News. Dr. Moore explains in this article that there are hurdles for owners of pets that have degenerative myelopathy (DM).
News at the college
New Alumni Society membership model approved for 2014
The Veterinary Medicine Alumni Society has approved a new model for membership.
Weather forecasters are calling for a morning temperature of 11 degrees on Monday, January 6, falling to 5 below zero during the day. Wind chill from Monday night to Tuesday morning could be as low as 30 below zero. These are dangerously cold temperatures that include a risk of frostbite in 10 to 30 minutes for exposed skin. Everyone is reminded to dress appropriately and especially to protect your hands and face. Pets need to be brought indoors!
Joelle Nielsen, program coordinator for the Honoring the Bond program in the Veterinary Medical Center, will present a continuing education workshop for social workers on January 30, 2014 in the College of Social Work. The session, “Veterinary Social work: The human-animal bond and the practice of social work,” provides three hours of continuing education credit for social workers.
The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) has achieved the highest level of veterinary excellence at both locations following a thorough evaluation by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). The VMC-Columbus, located at 601 Vernon Tharp St., and the VMC-Dublin, located at 5020 Bradenton Ave., have both earned AAHA accreditation. The VMC-Columbus has now been continuously accredited since 1975 (38 years), and the VMC-Dublin achieved this important status after being open for just six months.