Vets for Pets 5k Run/Walk

Join Ohio State veterinary classes of 2014 and 2015 on November 4 in support of shelter animals at the annual Vets for Pets 5k Run/Walk with or without your dog! Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. at the Veterinary Medicine Academic Building, 1900 Coffey Road, and the race begins at 10 a.m. All proceeds of the event will support the classes of 2014 and 2015 as well as Friends of the Shelter, an all-volunteer, non-profit organization formed to rescue sick and injured dogs at the Franklin County Dog Shelter.

Registration for the run/walk is $25 online (keyword “vets for pets”) or $30 the day of the event. Can’t make the event? Please consider donating online.

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About the College of Veterinary Medicine at Ohio State

Founded in 1885, The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine is ranked fifth in the nation and includes more than 1,000 faculty, staff and students in the Departments of Veterinary Biosciences, Veterinary Clinical Sciences, and Veterinary Preventive Medicine. The Veterinary Medical Center is one of the largest specialty referral centers in the world, with more than 35,000 farm, equine, and companion animal patients each year. A nationally-recognized ambulatory practice and teaching unit in Marysville, Ohio provides farm animal experience to every veterinary student, and the Food Animal Health Research Program in Wooster, OH focuses on detection, control, and prevention of disease. Located on the only campus in the country with a comprehensive medical center offering seven health sciences colleges, we admit up to 162 veterinary students per class, and offer a new comprehensive graduate program in Veterinary and Comparative Medicine as well as a unique Master’s degree in Veterinary Public Health, in partnership with the College of Public Health. http://vet.osu.edu.