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Clients’ little dogs can have big issues

Thursday, June 16th, 2022 - Toy dog breeds are adorable, portable, lovable, and as every veterinarian knows, prone to certain health and behavioral issues. While you, as a veterinary professional, know this, your clients who have small dogs may not. To help clients get off to a good start with their little dogs, below is a list of the important...



Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine Puts DEI Front and Center in Veterinary Education

Tuesday, April 19th, 2022 - Diversity Champions exemplify an unyielding commitment to diversity and inclusion throughout their campus communities, across academic programs, and at the highest administrative levels. INSIGHT Into Diversity selected institutions that rank in the top tier of Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award recipients. Read the full story at Insight Into Diversity.



Poultry producers encouraged to continue to keep a close eye on their flocks

Tuesday, January 25th, 2022 - Poultry producers across the United States are encouraged to continue to monitor their flocks closely. This comes as three cases of Avian Influenza were recently identified in North and South Carolina. There are two types of Avian Influenza; low pathogenic and high pathogenic. The three cases found are classified as high pathogenic, which means it’s...



Dr. Timothy Bentley: Neurosurgeon, Researcher & Veterinarian Enjoys New Challenges

Thursday, December 16th, 2021 - From a small farm near Liverpool, England, to a renowned researcher, Dr. Timothy Bentley thrives on better understanding the canine brain. And, as the Director of the Canine Brain Tumor Research Program at Purdue University in Indiana and one of Veterinarianedu.org’s “15 Most Influential Veterinarians,” he’s definitely one to know. Read the whole story at...



New law provides for service dogs for veterans with PTSD

Thursday, September 30th, 2021 - conducted by Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine's Dr. Maggie O'Haire has established evidence of the effectiveness of service dogs in aiding veterans with PTSD.



COVID-19 transmission among the fully vaccinated is rare, but possible, experts say. Here’s why.

Friday, August 13th, 2021 - As the country confronts a massive surge of coronavirus cases, fully vaccinated Americans worry whether they’re adequately protected. As masking recommendations for the vaccinated change, one aspect of the transmissibility debate can be overlooked. Cases of breakthrough infections among the vaccinated remain rare. In that event, health experts said, a fully vaccinated person who gets...



AAVLD Spotlights ADDL Toxicologist Christina Wilson-Frank

Friday, August 6th, 2021 - "2001 Awardee's - where are they today?" That’s the intriguing headline for a feature article in a recent issue of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD) newsletter that focuses on Dr. Christina Wilson-Frank, clinical associate professor of toxicology in the Department of Pathobiology, and head chemist at the Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (ADDL). The publication looked back on past award winners to see how their careers have unfolded.



Purdue University renames its acclaimed equine hospital to the Caesars Entertainment Equine Specialty Hospital

Tuesday, June 1st, 2021 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, in support of the Indiana equine industry, is pleased to announce its partnership with Caesars Entertainment and the renaming of the college’s equine hospital in Shelbyville, Indiana, as the Caesars Entertainment Equine Specialty Hospital. Read the full story at Purdue University



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....




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