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Clinical Trials Office: Testing treatments for healthier canines

Kaleigh Peters will tell you that her dog Macy is a typical Doberman. “She’s very smart,” Kaleigh said, adding how the 8-year-old pup loves people, knows lots of tricks, is great with kids and was easy to train.

Buckeye Love

Cuddling pets

At The Ohio State University, "Buckeye Love" means something different for everyone. During this time of year at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, we are reminded of our everlasting Buckeye Love for science and animals as our students, staff and faculty strive to create a healthier world for us all.

Connect to Veterinary Medicine - February 2015

News at the College

Awards and Research

Student-led study finds Toxoplasmosis infects northeastern Ohio deer

White-tailed deer in northeastern Ohio have a high rate of toxoplasmosis infection, according to a study led by third-year Ohio State veterinary student Gregory Ballash, who received his Master's of Public Health degree with a specialization in Veterinary Public Health in 2011 and is currently a student in the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Wolf Prize in agriculture awarded to Dr. Linda Saif

Feb. 2, 2015


A total of nine North Americans were awarded Wolf Prizes in the arts and sciences this year, including The Ohio State University Colleges of Veterinary Medicine and Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences' Dr. Linda J. Saif, whose research in immunology and virology has led to a framework for understanding how the immune system defends itself against viruses that cause intestinal infections in humans and non-human animals. 

Meet Captain Montalván and his dog, Tuesday

Jan. 30, 2015


Former U.S. Army Captain and The New York Times bestselling author Luis Carlos Montalván and his service dog, Tuesday, will present the inspirational memoir, "Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him," on Feb. 17 from 5:45 – 8 p.m. at the Ohio State Veterinary Medical Center Auditorium, located at 601 Vernon Tharp Street. The presentation will be followed by a panel discussion highlighting recovery from Post-traumatic stress disorder.

Ethiopia One Health initiative draws national recognition

Jan. 26, 2015


The Ohio State University’s One Health Ethiopia partnership has been recognized for excellence with the 2015 Andrew Heiskell Award for Innovation in International Education, given annually by the Institute of International Education (IIE) to honor “the most outstanding initiatives in higher education” among their 1,400 campuses 

Ohio State cat expert to give "A Message from Your Cat"

Feline expert Dr. Tony Buffington will offer a different perspective on cat behavior, by looking at human behavior from a cat's point of view. 

Commercialization workshop series for OSU faculty, staff

All Ohio State faculty and staff who are interested in learning about commercialization are invited to attend the Commercialization Workshop Series, kicking off in January 2015. The series walks participants through the commercialization process in eight workshops spanning January through August. Each interactive workshop will feature experts discussing various topics while referencing a technology from Ohio State that has been commercialized. 

Click here for the workshop schedule.

Dr. O'Quin quoted in "Columbus Dispatch" article

Dr. O'QuinDr. Jeanette O'Quin, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, was quoted in the Columbus Dispatch about a new alternative to surgical sterilization for dogs that may eventually cost only $1 per shot.

January - February 2015

The January / February edition of the Veterinary Medical Center's bimonthly newsletter, "Update for Veterinarians," is available. Read about the VMC's comparative opthamology service, on-site MRI capabilities for companion, farm and equine animal patients, new faculty additions and departures and how Ohio State Veterinary Medicine helped restore vision to a 12-year-old American Paint horse gelding, "Bling."

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