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Bull Breeding Soundness Exams Can Put More Profit In Everyone’s Pocket
Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine's Dr. Jennifer Koziol, DVM, MS, DACT, will be a featured presenter in an upcoming free webinar on bull breeding.
Pigs can be taught how to use joysticks, experiment finds
Thursday, February 11th, 2021 - The intelligence of pigs has long been renowned — and scientists in the US have now found that they are clever enough to be able to use computer joysticks. Researchers from Purdue University in Indiana said they were able to train four pigs to carry out a “joystick operated video game task” to get treats....
Does Your Cat Need a Sweater When It’s Really Cold?
Friday, February 5th, 2021 - When the temperatures start to drop, your first instinct is likely to have your loved ones bundle up in sweaters, jackets, and scarves to ensure they’re able to properly face any inclement weather headed their way. As for your cats? Clothes might actually not be the answer. “A sweater is really only needed when they are going into...
Potential veterinary students face layered admission challenges
Thursday, February 4th, 2021 - Learning how to apply to a Veterinary Medical Program is a challenge for many would be across the country, which is why we operate two programs to address these challenges. This is How We Role and the League of Vetahumanz. Read the full story at JAVMA
Left behind: How to prepare pets for a post-pandemic life
Monday, January 4th, 2021 - Dr. Candace Croney sat down with the Associated Press to provide some tip for how to help your furry friends prepare for you return to campus, the office, & other work places. Read her tips at the Associated Press – Left behind: How to prepare pets for a post-pandemic life
Changes, challenges: The not-so-secret life of pandemic pets
Monday, January 4th, 2021 - Recently, Dr. Candace Croney was interviewed by the Associated Press about how the lives of pets have changed during the pandemic! Read more at the Associated Press – Changes, challenges: The not-so-secret life of pandemic pets
Low-Dust Forages Essential for Asthmatic Horses
Thursday, December 17th, 2020 - Researchers recently revealed that feeding Thoroughbred racehorses in training and racing certain alternatives to dry hay resulted in 30% fewer respirable dust particles in horses’ breathing zones and decreased airway inflammation. Laurent L. Couëtil, DVM, PhD, professor of Large Animal Internal Medicine and director of Equine Research Programs and Equine Sports Medicine Center at Purdue...
EU Policy on Dog Breeding
Friday, December 11th, 2020 - The European Commission, the executive branch of the European Union, has cited Dr. Candace Croney‘s research in informing their policies about Responsible Dog Breeding standards among its member nations. Dr. Croney is the Director of the Center for Animal Welfare Science at Purdue University and a faculty member at Purdue Veterinary Medicine. Read more about...
Chicago Tribune: Aurora to study regulating sale of pets
Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020 - Purdue University’s College of Veterinary Medicine’s Canine Care Certified program was mentioned in the Chicago Tribune by Jonathan Burning, owner of Happiness is Pets. The Canine Care Certified program is a national accreditation program for dog breeders that ensures their operations are behaving ethically & responsibly. It was begun by Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Dr. Candace...
Veterinary organizations take diversity- and equity-related action
Thursday, October 22nd, 2020 - Banfield Pet Hospital focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion during its virtual Pet Healthcare Industry Summit, Sept. 14-15. Participants included (clockwise from top left) Melissa Marshall, Banfield’s senior vice president of people and organization; Dr. Ruby Perry, dean of Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine; Dr. Willie Reed, dean of Purdue University College of Veterinary...