About Purdue Veterinary Medicine

The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine is advancing global animal and human health and well-being through excellence in learning, discovery, and engagement.

The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine is home to the Purdue Veterinary Hospital, the Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory, and the Caesars Entertainment Equine Specialty Hospital. We are a major hub for veterinary education, scientific discovery, and advanced referral services for the diagnosis and treatment of animal diseases.

State of the Art Facilities

Dedicated in 2022, the new David and Bonnie Brunner Purdue Veterinary Medical Hospital Complex greatly expanded the Small Animal Hospital and added a completely new Equine Hospital and Farm Animal Hospital, all featuring state-of-the-art design and technology.

Top-Rated Educational Opportunities

The college is one of only a few nationally that educate all members of the veterinary team. Students may pursue the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree, bachelor's or associate degrees in Veterinary Nursing (Vet Tech), post-graduate internships and residencies for specialty training, or graduate degrees in Basic Medical Sciences, Comparative Pathobiology, or Veterinary Clinical Sciences.

Groundbreaking Research

Given Purdue University's standing as a major research university, Purdue Veterinary Medicine's  faculty researchers and labs bring innovative solutions to current and future problems in animal and human health.

Faculty scholars educated in specialty fields work with an emphasis on research in animal welfare science and the human-animal bond; infectious diseases and immunology; cancer; neuroscience; and musculoskeletal biology and orthopedics.

A Bright Future

Building upon our rich history, the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine takes pride in the progress made by teams of faculty, staff, and students. As we chart our course, we continue the team-oriented approach that has proved so vital in developing our vision for continuous improvement while upholding our core values.

Read our refreshed strategic plan covering the period of 2021–2023


Purdue Veterinary Medicine has a variety of educational opportunities. Pursue a career in Veterinary Nursing, become a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, and explore our academic departments.

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Veterinary Services

Home to highly trained specialists in fields ranging from cancer and neurology, to disease diagnostics and farm animal production medicine, the College of Veterinary Medicine functions as an advanced center for veterinary medical care and diagnostic services.

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Our People

Meet our extraordinary group of faculty, staff, students, and alumni—all dedicated to the shared pursuit of knowledge, service, and discovery in the realm of veterinary medicine.

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