Welcome to new Dean of OVC, Dr. Jeff Wichtel

October 2, 2015

OVC staff, students and faculty welcomed new OVC Dean Dr. Jeff Wichtel on October 1.

“I was most impressed with the generous welcome from everyone here at the college,” says Wichtel. “I had the opportunity to meet staff, students and faculty, was part of my first snapchat story (see it …

Livestock farmers need help with stress and anxiety

September 29, 2015

A great deal of attention has been focused lately on farm animal welfare. Nationwide, efforts are underway to adopt standardized codes of practices for livestock production.That will give farmers across the country research-based, agreed-upon approaches for looking after their animals. It

OVC community invited to a meet and greet with new Dean, Dr. Jeffrey Wichtel

September 23, 2015

Members of the OVC community are invited to an informal meet and greet with the new dean, Dr. Jeffrey Wichtel, on Thursday, October 1, 2015.

Wichtel, most recently with the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC), University of Prince Edward Island, begins his five-year term as OVC Dean on October 1. He …

Mathematical precision key to implant success

September 21, 2015

Miniature dog breeds often encounter specific health challenges and their small size can make surgeries particularly difficult.

One of the most challenging procedures performed by veterinary neurosurgeons is surgical repair of atlantoaxial (AA) instability, a frequent cause of spinal cord injury in toy breed dogs, such as Yorkshires and Chihuahuas. …

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