(April 13, 2010 Stillwater, OK) – The Oklahoma State University’s (OSU) Center for Veterinary Health Sciences will host a Pet Care Seminar on Tuesday, May 4, at 7 p.m. in McElroy Hall Auditorium. Susan Little, DVM, Ph.D., Dipl. of the European Veterinary Parasitology College, will present “Protecting Pets from Ticks.”
Little will discuss the enormous tick burden our pets face in Oklahoma and some of the diseases that ticks carry. She will also include information on what pet owners can do to protect their pets—and themselves—from ticks.
Little is a professor in the Department of Veterinary Pathobiology and the Krull-Ewing Endowed Chair in Veterinary Parasitology at OSU’s veterinary center. She is also a board member of the Companion Animal Parasite Council and past-President of the American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists.
Pet Care Seminars are open to the public at no charge. Complimentary parking and light refreshments are also available. McElroy Hall is located at the corner of McFarland and Farm Road on the western end of the Stillwater campus.
The Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences is one of 28 veterinary colleges in the United States and is fully accredited by the Council on Education of the American Veterinary Medical Association. The center’s Boren Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital is open to the public and provides routine and specialized care for small and large animals. It also offers 24-hour emergency care and is certified by the American Animal Hospital Association. For more information, visit www.cvhs.okstate.edu or call (405) 744-7000.