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Ohio state university veterinary teaching hospital

601 vernon tharp street
Columbus, OH 43210
614-292-6661
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User Reviews (18)

  • 1. An excellent vet hospital.

    by: montgomerysue

    We have made so many trips from Marietta to there. About two hours and it was worth it every time. We have had two pets pass away there and the doctors, receptionists were so wonderful in helping us with our grief at such difficult times.\r\n\r\nWe spent all summer last year going back and forth for chemo every three weeks, the staff was caring and they worked with our local vet so we were all on the same page. My other dog had surgery there last year and because she is 12 and "slightly" pudgy we were worried but the doctors called me every few hours and kept me up to date at all times,\r\nI am really greatful that there is a hospital with so many specialized areas for us to take our pets too. Thank you.

    Pros

    Caring and diverse staff of doctors.

    Cons

    none.

  • 2. What a Treasure

    by: lablover60

    They are a treasure, our group as well as others have taken the worst cases to them and had great results. They were not able to save them all, but they have ceratinly done a great job saving many. I see them as a Treasure to all of us

    Pros

    They can save your pets

    Cons

    none

  • 3. Two experiences, years ago, but still fresh in my mind

    by: JulieKaySmiths0n

    My two experiences were twenty years ago, but resulted in a young Arabian colt growing to healthy adulthood and becoming a caregiver for a special needs stroke victim in Illinois. Jimmie Dean, or "J.D," was the product of a planned breeding of very important and rare Arabian bloodlines: Those of an Arabian stallion, imported in the 1930s from the Crabbet Park Stud in England to Ohio and Roger Selby's place at Buena Vista, on a bend in the Ohio River. \r\n\r\nJ.D. was gorgeous, but developed a tenderness when ANY pressure was applied over his kidneys. The original suspects were "joint ill" or "naval ill," both ruled out. The good doctors and students at the OSU Veterinary Hospital fell in love with J.D. and his mama, "Muffin," who was there, too, because J.D. was just a week old and needed her warmth, nourishment and moral support. Muff was so proud of her first foal that the two of them were almost "in your pocket" when you'd enter their big, straw-filled stall! \r\n\r\nNo matter how much poking, prodding and sticking was done to him, J.D. kept getting more and more friendly, winning many people over to his breed, which, through poor breeding tactics by some, has gotten a reputation for being flighty that it doesn't deserve. After all, the desert tribes kept their most precious, priceless Arabian horses in the tents with their own families! The photo reviews will show J.D. 'before' and 'after.' Thank you, OSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital, for helping give him a chance in life! \r\n\r\nNo, the cause of his kidney infection was never found, but he grew to be a handsome and sweet fellow!

    Pros

    clean, caring, knowledgeable staff, 24/7

    Cons

    can be expensive

  • 4. We owe them!

    by: beaglemutz

    We have been given the opportunity to participate in their 3rd year vet student spay/neuter classroom experiences. What does this mean? They alter our animals at no cost...full exam, full OSU experienced staff, two day stay at the clinic with 24 hour monitoring, and they will also take care of minor issues: dentals, cherry eyes, removed lumps and bumps....all at no cost to us. They have been so awesome to work with and the students so very generous in their donations to us. We get the best care possible during twice yearly treks. I think OSU puts out some of the best vets around and to know that they are learning about the needs of shelters and generousity and community service is a tremendous thing to be a part of. We are so very fortunate and thankful to this school and their programs!

    Pros

    Provide spay/neuters to our shelter and then some

    Cons

    None

  • 5. Good and Caring People

    by: daddybob

    This is a great veterinary hospital. Since they are a teaching hospital they have a lot of specialists and many vets in our area refer patients to them. We have had horses there several times for care or surgery. They got great care and we were treated with respect. One of our dogs was also a patient there and he had the best of care.

    Pros

    many specialists

    Cons

    none

  • 6. Great!

    by: abs1313

    This facility has done some great things for many of my friends they are great with horses along with many other animals.

    Pros

    They work well to fit people in

    Cons

    it can take longer because its students working sometimes

  • 7. worth a visit for specialists

    by: aokkerse

    Any time we have needed specialist care, our regular vet refers us to OSU, and they have always come through for us. From a toxic cat to a dog with hip dysplasia, they treat it all with compassion and concern. Although it can be expensive, we always find that our pets are worth the very best care we can give them.

    Pros

    these folks know their stuff

    Cons

    can be pricey

  • 8. Always helpful

    by: polyphemus

    No better place to take an injured or sick animal than OSU. Must be one of the country's finest in care and knowledge. We are always treated professionally and kindly. Our animals are important and they know that at OSU!

    Pros

    Close be and excellent service

    Cons

    None

  • 9. Knowledgeable and Honest

    by: fastcars

    When I adopted Porsche from an emergency animal shelter, she had a leg that had been broken at one time. It had twisted completely around and healed that way. At the recommendation of my veterinarian, I took Porsche to OSU. After very thoroughly xraying and checking the leg, the veterinarian explained that they could try surgery but it might not work. If the surgery didn't work, her leg would have to be amputated. I elected to not put Porsche through the pain and she gets along quite well today.

    Pros

    Many specialists

    Cons

    Distance

  • 10. great place

    by: sfsanders

    Several years ago my vet had to consult with OSU's school of vet. med because of a condition my cat had. Although my cat did not survive, I appreciate the care she received.

    Pros

    close to home

    Cons

    but not close enough

  • 11. Wonderful!

    by: janlincicome

    We have had several horses treated at OSU and one had major surgery. I also had a dog that had surgery for an insulinoma, which is not a problem that is seen a lot. They were very caring and knowledgable and never had a problem answering my questions. Thanks to them my dog had another year of quality life. I am thankful that they are not too far away.

    Pros

    caring and knowledgable

    Cons

    absolutely none

  • 12. OSU VTH

    by: cpugliese

    Countless specialty doctors under one roof...what more could you ask for?

    Pros

    Very top of the line medicine!

    Cons

    Time waiting

  • 13. OSU vet hospital

    by: ibarnhar

    Very expensive, but your pet will get a thorough work-up with as many tests as you want!!! And you might get talked into some important tests you don't think you want. A big plus is the peer-reviewed care. The health of your pet is not in the hands of one individual, but several, so they're less likely to miss something important!

    Pros

    thorough work-up, peer-reviewed care, high standard of care

    Cons

    expensive

  • 14. Great Place

    by: spayNneuter

    This is a really great place I use for my horses, they are very well educated and care deeply for animals. Although they wanted to charge me 300.00 to look over and treat my Pot Belly Pig, and Winchester Veterinary did it for 40.00.

    Pros

    See below

    Cons

    See Below

  • 15. OSU Vet School

    by: SpayAndNeuter

    I don't have a vet right now but, from the reports I've gotten from my frirnd I KNOW they're REALLY good.

    Pros

    Great

    Cons

    None

  • 16. Ohio State is the best

    by: gpeyton2001

    Talk about the place to be if you have a sick/injured pet. OSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital has it all. \n\nThey offer so many different services. A few of them are Cancer Treatment, Ophthalmology Orthopedic surgery, ermergency service and so much more.\n\nThey are working to teach the vet students the most up to date procedures in animal medicine and care. All teaching will ensure that future vets will know more in caring for your pet.\n\nOSU Vet Teaching Hospital is located in Columbus Ohio. But it is really easy to get to.\n\nCheck out their website at http://vet.osu.edu/hospital.htm

    Pros

    clean, easy to get to, friendly

    Cons

    none

  • 17. The OSU VTH

    by: Gamma

    The OSU VTH was instrumental in diagnosing and formulating successful treatment for my labs costly and dangerous strom anxiety. To this day, we prefer OSU trained vets for our dog.

    Pros

    On the cutting edge of veterinary medicine

    Cons

    None

  • 18. Kind hearted and great teaching

    by: peytonplace2001

    OSU Vet Teaching Hospital is a wonderful place for Vet students to learn. Our humane society was given the chance for spay/neuter of our shelter animals by the vet students. This staff made sure all the students took excellent care of the animals.\n\nI would recommend this school for anybody who wants to be a vet. \n\nGreat place, great staff.

    Pros

    helpful, friendly, easy to get to

    Cons

    pricey on some things, but worth it