Advanced orthopedics allow abandoned dog a future of hope

Quasimodo after his surgeryThe story of Quasimodo, a 3-year-old dog, shows the profound compassion that humans can have for companion animals. 

Ohio poultry owners urged to take precautions amid avian flu outbreak

Several strains of avian influenza virus are spreading across the U.S., affecting commercial and backyard poultry flocks. To reduce its reach, Ohio poultry veterinarians are advising poultry owners to strengthen their biosecurity practices and look out for signs of the virus in case it appears in the state.

Dogs and cats drink fine during water advisory

free use image, dog drinking waterParts of Franklin County's water supply are currently under an elevated nitrate advisory, but dogs and cats should be safe, no matter the size, said Dr.

In memoriam: Dr. Austin T. Ayars

We are sharing sad news this morning about the death of an alumnus, Dr. Austin T. Ayars.

New Connect to Veterinary Medicine website

To read Connect to Veterinary Medicine issues from April 2015 - present, please visit this link.

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.