OAHF grants fund university education, research

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University of Cincinnati: A 2014 grant to the University of Cincinnati Blue Ash Veterinary Technology program allowed them to purchase five microscopes to be placed at non-profit animal welfare locations and farms in the area. The microscopes served as a valuable teaching and animal care tool, screening animals for parasites and zoonotic diseases. Nine hundred shelter animals and 130 farm animals were served over the past year.

University of Findlay. With an OAHF grant, researchers at the University of Findlay studied socializing piglets prior to weaning, as well as the inclusion of environmental enrichment on piglet behavior and weight gain. The research helped shed new light on ways to minimize aggressive behavior and stress among piglets during weaning.

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