PVM Family Program Series

Event Time

All events start at 6:00 p.m. to end at 7:00 p.m. (EST)

Event Registration

The PVM Family Program series is designed for families with young children who are interested in learning more about the veterinary profession. The programs are geared toward children in grades K-4 but older children are welcome to attend. The series takes place from October-December and March-April. The presentations are free and open to the public but registration is requested. Please contact the Office of Engagement (pvmengaged@purdue.edu) to register.

Directions and Location

The Family Program Series is held in Lynn Hall of Veterinary Medicine, in Room 1136, unless otherwise noted.

Lynn Hall is located at:

625 Harrison Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907
Click here for directions to Lynn Hall.

Please enter the building through the East main entrance from Harrison Street. This is the large staircase just to the left of the Animal statues (the Continuum) in front of the building.

Free parking is available after 5:00 pm in the parking lots marked with "A", "B", or "C" signage. Please do not park in any special permit spots or those marked for hospital clients.

Thursday, November 3, 2016: Rabbit Wellness

Dr. Lorraine Corveau

Dr. Lorraine Corriveau

Dr. Lorraine Corriveau, DVM, a Wellness Clinician in the Purdue Veterinary Teaching Hospital who specializes in exotic animals, will speak to us about keeping rabbits healthy. This event will take place in LYNN G167.

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Thursday, December 1, 2016: Did my pet really eat that??

Dr. Lynn Guptill

Dr. Lynn Guptill

Dr. Lynn Guptill, DVM, PhD, Associate Professor and Co-Section head of Small Animal Internal Medicine at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital will talk with us about things pets eat that they shouldn’t over the holidays and share some tips for pet-safe holidays.  We also plan to play Foreign Body Bingo!

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Thursday, March 2, 2017: "Stitch me up doc!"

Micha C. Simons, VMD

Dr. Micha Simons

Dr. Micha Simons, VMD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Small Animal Surgery will speak about her work as a veterinary surgeon and participants will practice using surgical instruments and suturing.

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Thursday, April 6, 2017: The Skeleton: trying to predict skeletal fracture in animal athletes

Russell Main, PhD

Dr. Russell Main

Dr. Russell Main, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Basic Medical Sciences will discuss skeletal anatomy across all species and the important differences between flying, swimming, and running animals. He will also discuss how doctors can detect bone damage of animal athletes, such as greyhounds and racehorses, before they fracture.

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