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Ohio State Student Interns with Canadian Veterinary Unit

 Wendy Kuceyeski, a senior veterinary student, was the first student to intern with Superior North Mobile Veterinary Services in Ontario, Canada. “My family has had a cottage in northern Ontario for the past 25 years,” Wendy said. “Last year I saw a posting for a mobile veterinary clinic that visited the town and decided to call.” Dr. Carl Bowyer, a graduate of the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College, owns the mobile clinic which services the north shore of Lake Superior from the city of Terrace Bay in the east to Chapleau in the west.

Dr. Kohn to be Featured on "Ask the Vet"

Dr. Catherine Kohn will be featured on "Ask the Vet" sponsored by theHorse.com. "Ask the Vet" is a series of online articles and live chats designed to allow horse owners to get sound advice on a number of equine topics. Dr. Kohn is one of the featured experts for a webinar titled "Healthy, Safe Trailering" and will be answering questions and offering trailering advice to webinar participants. Dr. Kohn will be featured on the live webinar on Tuesday, Aug. 2, from 8-9 p.m. Eastern U.S. time (5-6 p.m. Pacific).

Veterinary Medicine Alumni Featured by Ohio State Alumni Association

Follow the links below to watch the video clips:

Dr. Leisa Stone

Dr. Gil Cloyd

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Dr. Jeff Lakritz Interviewed for Milk Safety Story

Dr. Jeff Lakritz, professor of Veterinary Clincal Sciences at the College of Veterinary Medicine, was recently interviewed by 10TV News for a story concerning milk safety. Milk is routinely tested for the presence of antibiotics before it is distributed to stores. Milk safety protocol seems to be effective as the Ohio Department of Agriculture reports that in the last 15 years, no antibiotics have been detected in finished milk products.

Nutrition Article Features Dr. Tony Buffington

Dr. Tony Buffington was recently interviewed by the Los Angeles Times for an article regarding the increasing trend of organic pet food.  More and more pet food stores are carrying organic, minimally processed, or raw pet foods. Additionally, some stores are also offering nutritional supplements for pets. While some pet owners may view specialty foods as a healthier option, veterinarians caution that additional research is needed to verify the nutritional benefits or drawbacks of organic foods. Please follow the links below to read the full story.

July - August 2011

Topics

  • Students make a difference
  • College of Veterinary Medicine student traditions
  • Career Area of Emphasis
  • Assessing Clinical Competencies

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BIOS Newsletter: July 2011

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Dr. Robert Hamlin Retires After 50 Years of Teaching; 2011 Distinguished Alumni Awards Winners: Drs. Gary Cockerell & Donald Meuten; Dr. Jerry Masty Selected to Participate in the Mid-Career & Senior Faculty Learning Program; 2011 VBS Graduate Student Seminar and Publication Awards; Selected Publications, Presentations, and New Students; Staff Feature: Yaoling Shu; Announcements; Wellness News: July is National Ice Cream Month