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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....
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