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Dr. Saif is elected to Hall of Honor
“Happy” is certainly an appropriate name for Tom and Marsha Dulz’s golden retriever, who is friendly, easygoing and loves life. Happy also brings joy and comfort to the people he meets – thousands of them – through his work as a therapy dog at the Flight 93 Memorial National Park. Marsha says none of this would have ever happened without the care Happy received at The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center VMC).
Dr. James Belknap, professor of Veterinary Clinical Sciences and equine surgeon at the Galbreath Equine Center, was highlighted in a YouTube video recently posted by the Heart of Phoenix Equine Rescue (http://wvhorserescue.org/).
Alpacas are a herd animal, which means they like to stay in a group to feel more protected. When Shelby, a pregnant alpaca, became distant from the group it raised concerns for her keeper, Bernie Younkman. Bernie sought out the specialists at the Ohio State Hospital for Farm Animals to discover Shelby's medical problem. Dr. Jeff Lakritz, professor, Veterinary Clinical Sciences, discovered a uterine torsion, or a twisted uterus and cervix. Watch the video to learn what Ohio State veterinarians were able to do for Shelby.
Veterinary students from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Ohio State will spend the morning with students at Colerain Elementary School in Columbus on Friday, September 27 from 9:30-11:30am. At Colerain, they call it "Veterinary Day," ane students look forward to this fun event.
Tim Harrison, director of Outreach for Animals, was featured in the acclaimed documentary film,
Leading edge medical and surgical care; From the Director; New, artificial disc replacement for dogs; Welcome new faculty; VMC offers state-of-the-art technology in brain tumor resection; Spinal cord injury study seeks canine participants; Welcome new residents and interns; Dr. Couto retires; Transitions
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