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College of Veterinary Medicine and Purdue University Online team give Veterinary Nursing Distance Learning program a makeover

Tuesday, February 7th, 2023 - At 20 years old, Purdue’s Veterinary Nursing Distance Learning (VNDL) program has been around a long time in online education terms, which are something like dog years.

Purdue Veterinary Medicine and Butterfly Network Collaborate to Advance Ultrasound Education

Monday, December 12th, 2022 - A new generation of ultrasound capability has arrived at the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine to enhance the education of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Nursing students. The college has begun integrating the use of Butterfly iQ+ Vet — the world’s only single probe, whole-body, multi-species imaging system — into the first year of the DVM program as well as the Veterinary Nursing (VN) program.

Dogs May Be Key in Early Bladder Cancer Detection

Friday, December 2nd, 2022 - Bladder cancer in dogs often goes undetected until it is too late. If detected earlier however, it could make a severe form of cancer much easier to treat. A recent Purdue study is researching early detection in Scottish terriers with Deborah Knapp, a canine cancer scientist at Purdue University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. With a clear benefit to...

New Equine Hospital Featured in Purdue Commercial Focused on Dreams

Friday, November 18th, 2022 - “Whatever You Can Imagine” is the theme of a newly produced commercial for Purdue University that includes a scene from the new David and Bonnie Brunner Equine Hospital.

List of 22 Extraordinary Women Veterinarians Includes PVM’s Dr. Ellen Lowery

Friday, July 29th, 2022 - A feature story in the current issue of Todays Veterinary Business, the official journal of the NAVC, spotlights female veterinarians “…blazing a path for the next generation.” Among them is Dr. Ellen Lowery, director of the Purdue University Veterinary Hospital and clinical professor.

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’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.

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