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Meet the first therapy dog for the National Parks Service
Dr. Ronaldo da Costa, an Ohio State veterinary neurologist, and associate professor in Veterinary Clinical Sciences, diagnosed Theo, a Doberman, with “Wobbler Syndrome.” This is a condition common to Doberman dogs, where discs in their necks need extra support to reduce contact with the spinal cord. A new procedure allowed Dr. Ronaldo da Costa to put in titanium discs to provide the support needed. Watch the video to learn what Ohio State veterinarians were able to do for Theo.
The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center recently distributed a booklet that features some of our patients’ stories. Showcasing these patient stories allows readers to see diverse care provided at the Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) and how it has impacted real people’s lives and improved their animals’ health. The VMC is full of stories of hope, caring, and healing. It is the only comprehensive veterinary referral center in Ohio, Kentucky, and West Virginia. Our aging medical facilities need to be enhanced to accommodate our patients and improve medical care.
Dr. Lonnie King, dean and Ruth Stanton Chair of Veterinary Medicine at Ohio State is being featured as a "Top Veterinary Professor."
This new on-line blog was developed by a new website called "VetTechCollege.com," which offers links to veterinary careers.
Dr. Thomas Rosol recently met with the AVMA Council on Research in Washington, D. C. The council members met with congressional legislative representatives on Capitol Hill to advocate for three initiatives including the Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act (HR1528/S1171), the USDA Research Enterprise and the Farm Bill, and NIH Research and Veterinary Medicine.
Dean Lonnie King participated in the first Wooster Science Café. Click here to listen to his discussion of the “Perfect Microbial Storm,” which explains the new threat of emerging infectious diseases across the United States. Many viruses now spreading illnesses in animals and people are new to North America. Dr.
Ohio State’s Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) announced continuation of funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The College of Veterinary Medicine is well-represented within the center.
The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center has added two experienced board-certified surgeons to their emergency and specialty veterinary hospital in Dublin, Ohio. Drs. Laurent Guiot and Reunan Guillou joined the practice during the summer and now provide surgical services daily. Proficient in soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, they also have special interests in minimally invasive fracture repair, arthroscopy and total joint replacement.