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Ohio State VMC is recognized as a cat friendly practice; From the Director; Emergency veterinarians at the VMC at Dublin; VMC at Dublin practice manager; For client liaisons, communication is key; Our new Subway is open for business; New VMC faculty; Recent board-driven enhancements at the VMC; Thanks to our practitioner boards for their involvement and iniput during the past year
Sarcoma is a rare cancer in adults – just one percent of all adult cancers. Unfortunately, it’s much more prevalent in children and dogs; about 15 percent of all childhood cancers and about 15 percent of all canine cancers.
Several dogs have become severely ill in the past few weeks, and the Ohio Department of Agriculture is working to determine the cause. A suspected emerging virus may be the culprit, although many more tests will be required. Click here to read more of the story.
Here is an updated news story from the September 14 The Columbus Dispatch
An Ohio State researcher has created a unique vaccine to protect swine from porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome, a viral disease that causes direct losses to U.S. swine producers to the tune of $664 million a year.
Congratulations to Dr. Mo Saif, emeritus faculty member and former director of the Food Animal Health Research Program (FAHRP) in Wooster. He was elected to the World Veterinary Poultry Association (WVPA) Hall of Honor this year in conjunction with the 18TH WVPA Congress held in in Nantes, France.
Trap-Neuter-Return or TNR is what the strategy is called. Dr. Jeanette O'Quin, clinical assistant professor at the college, was quoted in the Columbus Dispatch story focusing on the TNR program. She stated, "Some people still aren’t sold on its benefits.
Dr. Tony Buffington, professor of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, is featured as one of two pet nutritionists consulted on a news story about "5 Things You Have Got To Know About Feeding Your Dog or Cat." There are many options to choose from when looking for food to feed your pet, and once the type of food is decided, the amount of food your pet receives is the next decision.
Dr. Philip (Phil) W. Murdick, emeritus professor in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, died on Saturday August 24th at the age of 84. Dr. Murdick received his undergraduate degree and his DVM (1952), MS (1958) and PhD (1964) all from The Ohio State University. He joined the faculty in the College of Veterinary Medicine in 1956, progressing through the faculty ranks and becoming a professor in 1969.