News

July - August 2013

Veterinary and human medicine collaboration; From the Director; Welcome our new veterinarians at the VMC at Dublin; Orthopedic surgery services continue growth; Departures; Referring a patient for radioactive iodine therapy; Dr. Schmall retires

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May - June 2013

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

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Veterinarians to participate in the Farm Science Review, Sept. 17-19

Faculty veterinarians from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine will be on hand to answer questions during “Questions the Authorities,” and at a college exhibit at the 51st Annual Farm Science Review (FSR), held at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center (MCAC) near London, Ohio.

Amplify your support during The Big Give!

The Columbus Foundation is providing a $1 million matching gift pool for any donation made during a 24-hour period starting Tuesday, September 17 at 11 a.m. via their website

Veterinarians participated in "Steps for Sarcoma"

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 ofSteps for Sarcoma Team 2012 all childhood cancers and about 15 percent of all canine cancers.

Finding the cause of severe dog illness

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

Researcher develops innovative vaccine for profit-draining swine virus

An Ohio State researcher has created a unique vaccine to protect swine from porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome, a viral disease that causes directGourapura losses to U.S. swine producers to the tune of $664 million a year.

Dr. Saif is elected to Hall of Honor

Congratulations to Dr. Mo Saif, emeritus faculty member and former director of the Food Animal Health Research Program (FAHRP) in Wooster. He wasDr. Mo Saif 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.

Dispatch quotes Dr. Jeanette O'Quin

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 DispatchJeanette O'Quin story focusing on the TNR program. She stated, "Some people still aren’t sold on its benefits.

Pet nutrition story quotes Dr. Tony Buffington

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 orTony Buffington 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.