Happy, a friendly and easygoing golden retriever, is the first therapy dog for the National Parks Service. His owner Marsha says none of this would have ever happened without the care Happy received at The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center.
For many farms, springtime means newborns, and the VMC's Galbreath Equine Center sees high traffic during foaling season. Veterinarians offer a wide array of knowledge and breeding solutions that have helped many horses have a healthy foal.
An American Paint Horse from Pennsylvania known as Northstar suffered cruelly inflicted burn injuries to about 40 percent of his body. With some of the latest wound management therapies from Ohio State and support from caring donors, he is recovering.
A tiny DNA gene chip that holds thousands of genes from a single animal was invented right here at Ohio State. With a computer program also created at Ohio State, researchers can scan an individual horse’s genes in an instant to gauge gene activity.
The feline leukemia vaccine was developed at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine several decades ago, and has since provided protection for hundreds of thousands of cats. What was once the leading cause of death is now preventable.