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First responders could administer life-saving care to animals in House Bill 187

Licensed for fair useIn Ohio, firefighters and emergency medical techinicians are not authorized to provide stabilizing care to animals in emergency situations without first consulting a veterinarian, and one lawmaker is seeking to change that. 

BIOS Newsletter: June 2015

Our Educational Mission; Distinguished alum Salvador Butera; Contributing to our service and outreach mission; Trainee Awards - Kudos

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Veterinary Scholar Summer Research Program 2015

The 26 students participating in the Veterinary Scholar Summer Research Program, managed by the Office of Research and Graduate Studies, and have already started working on research projects that range from the health of animals to the safety of food products, to understanding the basic mechanisms of disease. 

Dr. Rustin Moore featured in WVU Magazine for post-Katrina rescue efforts

Nearly a decade ago, the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina left hundreds of horses stranded, injured or dead. Thanks to the help and direction of Dr. Rustin Moore, executive director of the Veterinary Medical Center and associate executive dean of the College, almost 500 were rescued and reunited with their owners.  

$500,000 grant from PetSmart Charities to expand spay-and-neuter program

Fourth-year veterinary students will perform more spay-and-neuter surgeries on dogs and cats at the Capital Area Humane Society during the shelter portion of their clinical rotations, thanks in part to a $500,000 grant from PetSmart CharitiesThe grant is part of a $1.3 million investment in veterinary student education at four universities.

May - June 2015

First canine TATE total elbow replacement in Ohio performed by VMC surgeons; Buffington, Hubbell, and Johnson to Retire; Vet Expert Express; VMC Website redesign; Clinical Trials;

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Canine flu diagnosed in Ohio, results under review

A possible case of H3N2, a new form of canine influenza, was diagnosed in the Newark, Ohio, area this week, but veterinarians are hesitant to confirm the diagnosis until a second laboratory test is run.

Dr. Joshua Daniels, associate clinical professor in Veterinary Clinical Sciences, was quoted in an article on the subject by The Columbus Dispatch, "New strain of dog flu found in Central Ohio.

3-D printing technology changing veterinary techniques

And the leg bone's connected to the...printer? The introduction of 3-D printing technology is changing the world in unexpected ways. At the College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Tatiana Motta is using a 3-D printer to create canine leg bones for students to use in surgical training workshops.

VMC voted best animal hospital in Columbus by (614) Magazine poll

Free use image, puppy and kittenThe College of Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Medical Center would like to thank the readers of (614) Magazine for voting Ohio State's Veterinary Medical Center as the No. 1 veterinary hospital in Columbus.

Dr. Lord receives UCSC Career Services Award

Dr. Linda Lord, Associate Dean for Professional Programs and associate professor in the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, was presented with the University Career Services Committee (UCSC) Career Services Award at the UCSC Annual Speaker event on May 14.