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Long-time benefactor establishes annual student scholarship

Dr. Busack outside of Bartels and Busack Pet Hospital Resort and SpaThe Busack Family Scholarship was given out for the first time this year, thanks to Dr. Ron Busack, college alumnus and owner of Bartels and Busack Pet Hospital Resort and Spa in Cleveland.

Veterinarians recommend vaccine for potentially fatal disease in horses

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) has a 90 percent fatality rate for horses that contract this virus, which is transmitted by infected mosquitos. The Perry Tribune, a Toledo, OH area newspaper reports four confirmed cases of EEE in horses in Ashtabula and Trumbull Counties.  Ohio State Equine Field Service veterinarian Dr. Jon Yardley recommends vaccinating against this disease.

New cancer drug for dogs benefits human research

Dr. Cheryl London administering new cancer drug to patient Carter WalshDogs suffering from certain types of blood cancers may have a new treatment alternative thanks to the collaborative work of cancer experts looking for options that can
help all animals, including humans.   

Animal athletes and survivors featured in fall ad campaign

A new advertising campaign launched for the football season features great animals on the scoreboard in Ohio Stadium, as well as on television during Urban Meyer's weekly football show on WBNS-TV, Channel 10. 

The campaign was made possible by a generous donor and supporter of the Veterinary Medical Center and College of Veterinary Medicine, and the :30 spots were produced by Bartha Video Productions

Groundbreaking event features Maxwell's Story

Groundbreaking CeremonyOn Sept. 5, the College of Veterinary Medicine celebrated the official groundbreaking of the Veterinary Medical Center Expansion and Enhancement project. Prior to the ceremonial digging, more than 350 attendees were treated to the story of Maxwell, a bull mastiff diagnosed with a serious heart condition.

Management Transition at Veterinary Medical Center-Dublin

The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine is assuming management of the Veterinary Medical Center- Dublin (VMC-Dublin) clinic, which opened in 2013 and is currently being managed by Veterinary Specialty Management Services (VSMS), Cincinnati, OH. The transition will occur over the next four months with Ohio State assuming full responsibility for management by February 1, 2015.

Representatives from Ohio State human resources will assist veterinarians and staff currently employed by VSMS to apply for positions as Ohio State employees.

College raises thousands for cancer research in Pelotonia 2014

This year more than 7,270 people participated in Pelotonia, an annual fundraiser for cancer research, and once again, Ohio State’s College of Veterinary Medicine took their part in committing to the cause.

Dr. Jonathan Dyce operates on puppy found in trash

Thanks to Orthopedic Surgeon and Associate Professor in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences Jonathan Dyce, a puppy who was thrown away in a neighborhood in Columbus, Ohio, is now recovering from his second surgery.

"Cat Mastery" featured in Ohio State Alumni Magazine


-Cats in Control-

Tony Buffington, DVM, MS, PhD, is on a mission to improve the standard of living for cats and the people who love them.

Buffington, a professor in the Department of Clinical Sciences, is recognized around the world by researchers and veterinarians alike for his work in linking everyday stressors to feline illnesses, including urinary tract disorders. He hopes to reach the much broader audience of cat owners through a new digital book and iTunes U course.

Student competes in American Ninja Warrior finals

Amy Pajcic in American Ninja Warrior, St. LouisAmy Pajcic, a student in her final year at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, recently competed in the American Ninja Warrior finals in Las Vegas, which will air August 11 on NBC.