|Do Pets Get Arthritis?|
(Stillwater, Okla., April 16, 2013) – Veterinarian Dr. Lara Sypniewski will present “Managing Arthritis in the Aging Pet” on Tuesday, May 7, at 7 p.m. in McElroy Hall Auditorium at Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences. The seminar is open to the public at no charge. McElroy Hall is located at the corner of McFarland and W. Farm Road on the OSU Stillwater campus.
Dr. Sypniewski will discuss how osteoarthritis develops in the dog. She will also share some simple things owners can do for their pets at home to help prevent or treat osteoarthritis.
Having earned her DVM degree from Purdue University, Dr. Sypniewski joined OSU’s Veterinary Medical Hospital in 2009. She now holds the Henthorne Clinical Professorship in Small Animal Medicine, is a diplomate in the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners and is a Certified Veterinary Medical Acupuncturist. Dr. Sypniewski is a Community Practice clinician and sees veterinary patients Monday through Friday.
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.