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Issue Seven: Spring 2013

Welcome to the seventh edition of Behavior News, the newsletter designed to keep veterinary staff and other animal handlers up to date on current behavior recommendations for companion animals. In this issue we talk about dog and child safety, and helping to set parents up for success. 

For additional resources on animal behavior at The Ohio State University, please visit: vet.osu.edu/Behavior and vet.osu.edu/CommunityPractice. 

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Veterinary Students Featured in Washington Post

Commencement 2013 features graduates of the College of Veterinary Medicine. Class president Matthew Weeman is seen celebrating with fellow veterinary graduates.

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Connect to Veterinary Medicine: May 2013

News at the College

College SealOath and Hooding

On Saturday, May 4, the College of Veterinary Medicine will welcome the 137 new veterinarians into their chosen field at the annual Oath and Hooding ceremony. Faculty and alumni will also be recognized. This year's Distinguished Alumni Awards winners are: Dr. Tony Forshey, (DVM 1977), Dr. Kathy Smith (DVM 1978), and Dr. William D.

Annual Oath and Hooding Honors Class of 2013

On Saturday, May 4, the College of Veterinary Medicine welcomed the 137 new veterinarians into their chosen field at the annual Oath and Hooding ceremony, held at Mershon Auditorium, 1871 N. High St. Surrounded by friends and family, students received their scarlet and grey academic hood as a symbol of their degree.

University Distinguished Staff Awardee: Dr. Kate Hayes-Ozello

colleagues enjoy the surprise announcement of University Distinguished Staff award.

From left: Carolyn Speicher, assistant director of Event and Guest Operations, Schottenstein Center, and member of the DSA Selection committee; Michele Bondurant, Kate Hayes-Ozello, Tom Ozello

Congratulations to Dr. Rich Bednarski, Recipient of the 2013 AAVC Clinical Faculty Achievement Award

Dr. Rich Bednarski was chosen as the recipient of the 2013 AAVC Clinical Faculty Achievement Award. All member institutions of the American College of Veterinary Clinicians (AAVC) are allowed to nominate one faculty member annually for this award. The Clinical Faculty Achievement Award is given to a member of the AAVC who, for at least five years, has achieved recognition for his or her efforts on behalf of veterinary medicine.

Free eye exams for service dogs at Ohio State Veterinary Medical Center

Veterinary ophthalmologists from The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) will offer free sight-saving eye exams for service dogs in May. Service Dog handlers and owners must pre-register between now and April 30 with the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists.

Honoring the Bond featured in Dispatch article

Joelle Nielsen, coordinator for Honoring the Bond, was interviewed for an article in the Columbus Dispatch that discussed costs associated treating serious illnesses in dogs. The article can be found here

Senior student featured in multiple stories

There are seven amazing health sciences graduates, one from each of the health sciences colleges: Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Optometry, Pharmacy, Public Health, andStephen Reichley Veterinary Medicine.