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PVM Family Program Series

The PVM Family Program series is designed for families with K-12 children who are interested in learning more about the veterinary profession. The series takes place from October through March. The presentations are free and open to the public but registration is requested. Please contact the Office of Engagement (pvmengaged@purdue.edu) to register today.

Directions and Location

Click here for directions to Lynn Hall.

Most events will be held in Lynn Hall room 1136. Please enter the building through the East main entrance from Harrison Street. This is the large staircase just left of the Continuum statue in front of the building.

Free parking is available after 5:00 pm on the street and in parking lots marked with "A", "B", or "C".

Emergency and Critical Care
Thursday, February 5, 2015
6:00-7:00 pm
Lynn 1136

Meet Dr. Paula Johnson, Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency & Critical Care here at Purdue Veterinary Medicine.   Dr. Johnson will speak about emergency and critical care including common toxins.  Following her brief presentation she will introduce attendees to the different types of equipment she uses in a fun, hands-on activity.

Dr. Paula Johnson

Veterinary Surgery
Thursday, March 5, 2015
6:00-7:00 pm
Lynn 1136

Participants will have the opportunity to dress for surgery and learn why surgical apparel is important. We will also meet and learn from Dr. Micha Simons who specializes in Small Animal Surgery here at the the Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

Micha Simons photo

canine anatomy

Inside Your Outside
Thursday, April 2, 2015 (Rescheduled from January)
6:00-7:00 pm
Lynn G210

Join us for this interactive presentation about the bones and organs inside human and animal bodies.  Attendees will be able to handle and examine realistic animal models.


Thursday, October 2, 2014
6:00-7:00 pm
Lynn G210

You can learn a lot of information about an animal by looking at its skull.  Please join us for this fun activity and learn how to “read” a skull.  You will have the opportunity to handle skull replicas from many different types of animals.

Dr. Amanda Farr

Learn to Train Your Dog
Thursday, November 6, 2014
6:00-7:00 pm
Lynn 1136

Meet Dr. Candace Croney, Director of the Center for Animal Welfare Science and Associate Professor of Animal Behavior and Well-Being here at Purdue.  You’ll learn how you can train your dog at home by practicing on your parents during this interactive presentation.  There will be no live animals at this event, please do not bring any of your pets.

Dr. Candace Croney