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Zimmerman assumes position as president of state veterinary association

Passing of the Gavel

Outgoing OVMA President Dr. Linda Lord passes the gavel to incoming President Dr. Ryan Zimmerman at an awards ceremony held at the annual Midwest Veterinary Conference.

COLUMBUS, OHIO — MARCH 1, 2012 — Fremont veterinarian Ryan Zimmerman was recently elected to the position of President of the Ohio Veterinary Medical Association (OVMA). At an awards ceremony at OVMA’s annual Midwest Veterinary Conference in late February, Dr. Zimmerman formally accepted the position from outgoing President Dr. Linda Lord of Columbus.

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Winners of free lab registration announced!

As a bonus to its Student Members, OVMA recently held a contest for a free hands-on lab registration to the 2012 Midwest Veterinary Conference. The following Student Members were drawn to attend these labs free of charge:

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MVC introduces first-ever smartphone app

Whether you’re a seasoned MVC attendee or it’s your first time, the new Midwest Veterinary Conference mobile app is a handy tool that will help you navigate the fast lane at this year’s event!

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2012 Shelter Animal program now available

2012 Shelter Animal Medicine & Care
Shelter animal professionals can now download the 2012 Shelter Animal Medicine & Care program for the Midwest Veterinary Conference in February. The program contains information on the 2012 Shelter Animal Track, as well as suggested sessions that may be helpful for those working in the sheltering community.

This program also includes instructions and an application for this year’s Shelter Animal scholarship program, which awards a limited number of full Conference registrations, including a stipend for additional related expenses, to shelters in and out of Ohio.

New in 2012, the OVMA will also be awarding several partial scholarships for shelter veterinarians to attend a spay/neuter hands-on lab, to be held on Monday, Feb. 27.

More information on the 2012 Shelter Animal Medicine & Care program can be found on the MVC Web site at http://mvcinfo.org/shelter. Scholarship applications must be submitted by Jan. 16 for consideration.

Shelter animal poster exhibition deadline extended

The Midwest Veterinary Conference, in conjunction with the Association of Shelter Veterinarians (ASV) is seeking poster abstracts to be exhibited during its annual conference in Columbus Feb. 23 to 26, 2012. All veterinarians, shelter medicine graduate students (present and former), and veterinary students interested in presenting current, relevant, and exciting information regarding shelter medicine are encouraged to participate.

The deadline for submission has been extended to Nov. 1, with final determinations made by Nov. 15.

For more information on the call for posters, please visit the MVC Call for Posters page. Questions can be directed to the ASV at admin@sheltervet.org.

Call for Poster Abstracts: Shelter Animal Medicine & Care

Midwest Veterinary Conference :: Hosted by the Ohio Veterinary Medical AssociationThe Midwest Veterinary Conference invites abstracts for posters to be exhibited during its annual conference in Columbus, Ohio, to be held Feb. 23 to 26, 2012. All veterinarians, shelter medicine graduate students (present and former), and veterinary students interested in presenting current, relevant, and exciting information regarding shelter medicine are encouraged to participate.

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Join the OVMA for our annual MVC Preview Lunch tomorrow at noon

Students, learn more about one of the nation’s LARGEST vet conferences, the Midwest Veterinary Conference, and how you can be a part of making it great. Join OVMA for the MVC Preview Lunch TOMORROW at noon on campus! The OVMA will bring registration programs and lots of information on how students can attend the event for FREE and what volunteering opportunities are available.

When: Thursday, Jan. 13, noon to 1 p.m.
Where: Veterinary Medical Center Auditorium
Cost: FREE!

Wings, Tails & Scales: An Art Exhibition Celebrating Animals – Call for Artists

COLUMBUS, OH — DEC. 2, 2010 — “Wings, Tails & Scales: An Art Exhibition Celebrating Animals” is seeking entries for the annual all-media juried art exhibition to take place Feb. 24 to 27, 2011.

The exhibition, held in conjunction with the Ohio Veterinary Medical Association’s annual Midwest Veterinary Conference, is a fundraising event benefiting a different pair of charities each year. In 2011, The Wounded Warrior Project and the Josh Project at OSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine will be given a portion of the proceeds.

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