|Is Your Dog or Cat Going Blind?|
“Common Causes of Blindness in Dogs and Cats” will be the topic of OSU’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences Pet Care Seminar on Tuesday, April 2. The seminar will begin at 7 p.m. in the McElroy Hall Auditorium located on the OSU Stillwater campus at the corner of West Farm Road and McFarland.
Margi Gilmour, DVM, diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists, will discuss some of the common diseases that cause blindness in dogs and cats. Dr. Gilmour will also share clinical signs owners can be aware of for early detection, treatment options, and more.
Pet Care Seminars are open to the public at no charge. Complimentary parking and light refreshments will be available.
Dr. Gilmour earned her DVM degree at Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She then completed a one year small animal medicine and surgery internship at the University of Georgia followed by a residency in ophthalmology at Veterinary Ophthalmology of New England and Ohio State University. In 2001 she joined the faculty as an associate professor of ophthalmology at the veterinary center’s Boren Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital on the OSU Stillwater campus where she sees veterinary patients on a regular basis, instructs veterinary students, and conducts research.
Oklahoma State University is a modern land-grant university. OSU’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences is the only veterinary college in Oklahoma. One of 28 veterinary colleges in the United States, it 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. OSU is preparing students for a brighter future and building a brighter world for all. OSU improves the lives of people in Oklahoma, the nation, and the world through integrated, high quality teaching, research and outreach. For more information, visit www.cvhs.okstate.edu or call (405) 744-7000.