We are family. At The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, these three simple words encapsulate what it means to be part of a vibrant veterinary medicine community. Like most families, we have an innate curiosity about those who helped to shape the present. Who were they? What are their stories? Where did they come from? What were they like?
Last spring, the college discovered an incredible piece of history - an alumnus who helped to provide thousands of African Americans with access to a veterinary medical education.
The 2017 Faculty Awards have been announced, and congratulations to all of our wonderful recipients!
Watch as Dr. Tammy Miller ('99) of BluePearl Veterinary Partners performs an eye exam on Joseph the lion at Big Cat Rescue in Tampa, Florida.
Only three veterinary hospitals in the U.S. offer capsule endoscopy, including Ohio State's VMC. By utilizing a 1 ½ cm pill that encloses a compact, high-resolution camera, veterinarians can now fully analyze an animal’s gastrointestinal (digestive) tract.
May 31, 2016
Twice a month, fourth-year students at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine help provide care to pets owned by homeless and low-income individuals in the Columbus area, in partnership with non-profit organization Faithful Forgotten Best Friends.
Faithful Forgotten Best Friends has supplied free pet food and veterinary care to these animals since the organization began five years ago, said FFBF co-founder Constance Swackhammer.
May 27, 2016
As temperatures rise, conditions become more ideal for toxic microorganisms to thrive in lakes and ponds.
Of particular concern in Ohio is cyanobacteria, also called blue-green algae, which yields various toxins that are harmful to humans and pets. In addition to creating a thick layer of green scum on the surface of water, blue-green algae may also produce microcystins, which can be deadly to dogs and other animals that swim in it.
The Faculty and Staff of the Galbreath Equine Center at Veterinary Medical Center invite you to a FREE CE Program on Saturday, May 21, 2016 from 1-5 p.m. You will receive a total of 2.25* CE credits for participating.
When Linda and Patrick Henthorne took their chow, Tory, into a routine dental checkup, they didn’t expect to find out that she had oral melanoma. On average, this type of cancer will take the life of a dog within a year if left untreated.
The owners of Phoebe, a 23-month-old cat from Missouri, didn't realize the lily plant their cat had nibbled was highly toxic. Even with dialysis, there was only a 50 percent chance of saving Phoebe after the poisoning. Thanks to the VMC, she survived.