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The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine was one of the first colleges in the country to offer a pet loss support line. This service offered counseling to those who were grieving the loss of a pet. This service is now duplicated at many other universities, as well as private agencies. As a result, the number of clients utilizing our service has decreased over the last several years. An increase in education about pet loss, as well as new available resources, has also led to a decreased need for this service.
Dr. Lonnie King, dean of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, was recently awarded the 2012 AAVMC Senator John Melcher, DVM Leadership in Public Policy Award from the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC). The award will be presented March 10 at the AAVMC’s Annual Conference in Alexandria, Va.
(Columbus, OH) - Dr. Liesa Rihl Stone, a veterinarian and passionate advocate for the veterinary profession, has accepted the position of Chief Advancement Officer for the College of Veterinary Medicine at Ohio State.
Recently Jack Hanna visited the Veterinary Medical Center's Galbreath Equine Center for a segment on Jack Hanna’s
Please be advised that the administrative offices of the College of Veterinary Medicine will be closed the following days in observance of the holidays:
Monday, December 26
Tuesday, December 27
Monday, January 2
The Veterinary Medical Center will remain open for emergencies. When possible, please contact the clinic (614-292-3551) to let us know you are on your way, so we can be prepared for your arrival. Walk-ins are also welcome.
About the College of Veterinary Medicine at Ohio State
A new book, “Your Home, Their Territory,” offers cat lovers 10 simple steps to achieve a more enriched and comfortable living environment for cats. This short and concise book is a crucial tool to understanding key cat behaviors with simple steps that can help eliminate unwanted behaviors, while enriching your cat’s life. Cats have their own personalities and understanding feline behaviors can lead to a better life for you and your pets.
Dr. Linda Lord, associate professor in the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, started as the new Associate Dean of Student Affairs in July. Her position plays a key role in the support, advocacy, recruitment, admissions, counseling, and scholarship management for our veterinary students. Dr. Lord is also the current president of the Ohio Veterinary Medical Association (OVMA).
College of Veterinary Medicine well represented at the Sixth International Equine Conference on Laminitis and Diseases of the Foot
The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine was well represented at the Sixth International Equine Conference on Laminitis and Diseases of the Foot held in West Palm Beach, Florida from October 29-3, with seven members and affiliates of the college in attendance. The conference assembles leading-edge scientists, practitioners, and farriers from around the world, as well as committed horse owners and caretakers, to share the latest knowledge and experience in preventing and treating laminitis and other conditions affecting horses’ feet.
As part of the Ohio State University Climate Change Webinar Series, Dean Lonnie King will present a One Health webinar on December 1 to explore how the convergence of human health and animal health has led to a new era of emerging infectious diseases. The webinar will provide information about:
A partnership between The Ohio State University and Wheeling Island Racetrack has saved many lives. The partnership is an effort to improve the wellness of racing greyhounds, as well as rehabilitate those that are injured from the sport.