Meet Cooper, the Super Trouper!
Friday, April 9th, 2021 - A model patient shows orthopedic surgery is not just for young pups. Cooper is an 11-year-old yellow Labrador Retriever who has endeared himself to his medical team at the Purdue University Veterinary Hospital ever since he was first seen in May 2017 because of instability in his right shoulder. The surgery to stabilize his shoulder proved successful, to the delight of his owners, Rick and Mona Hansen of Fishers, Ind.
Nurturing the Human-Animal Bond with Compassionate Care: A Veterinary Nurse’s Perspective
Friday, April 2nd, 2021 - There are many unbreakable bonds that form in the Purdue University Veterinary Hospital Medical Oncology Service, but there is no greater bond than the one between the animal and caregiver.
Lily Toxicity: A Grave Danger for Curious Cats
Friday, April 2nd, 2021 - Easter weekend often marks the first signs of spring with fresh blooms brightening up the landscape and bouquets taking center stage. It’s also a good time to remember that not all plants are safe for our four legged friends, including the ever popular lily plant.
Chemotherapy Usually Intended for Dogs is Treating a Red Fox’s Lymphoma
Friday, March 26th, 2021 - The Purdue University Veterinary Hospital works with many patients across species. None are more unusual perhaps than Joker, an eight-year-old silver-phased red fox undergoing treatment for lymphoma. Joker resides at Wolf Park, a nonprofit conservation facility located in nearby Battle Ground, Ind.
Veterinarians and Veterinary Students Enabled to Assist with Vaccination Efforts
Friday, March 19th, 2021 - During his address to the nation March 11 on the one year anniversary of the COVID-19 shutdown, President Joe Biden focused on the effort to accelerate vaccination, and indicated that plans to expand the pool of qualified personnel eligible to administer vaccines would include veterinarians and veterinary students. The statement followed efforts by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) to advocate at the federal level on behalf of veterinarians.
Honoring A Legacy – Retiring Large Animal Clinician Recognized by Equine Enthusiasts
Friday, March 19th, 2021 - The 2021 Equine Wellness Forum provided a perfect opportunity for the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine to honor a legendary large animal clinician, for his nearly 40 years of tireless service to animals and their owners. Dr. Stephen Adams, professor of large animal surgery, will retire this summer.
Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory – Able to Detect UK Variant of COVID-19 Virus
Friday, February 26th, 2021 - Innovators at Purdue’s Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (ADDL) have used their expertise to make the on-campus testing facility one of the only labs in Indiana actively looking for and able to detect the UK variant of the COVID-19 virus.
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.
New Veterinary Hospital Gets New Name Thanks to Generosity of PVM Alumnus and His Wife
Friday, February 12th, 2021 - As the date for opening the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s new hospital facilities draws closer, the Purdue Board of Trustees has approved a new name for the complex in recognition of a $10 million leadership commitment from PVM alumnus David Brunner and his wife, Bonnie.
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...