PVM Recognizes Amalia de Gortari upon Her Retirement

Friday, November 2nd, 2018 - The Purdue Veterinary Medicine family came together Monday, October 29, to honor Amalia de Gortari, MVZ on the occasion of her retirement as oncology and radiation oncology technician supervisor in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

Keep Your Pets Safe on “Howloween” by Being Mindful of the F.E.A.R. Factor

Monday, October 29th, 2018 - With scary costumes and tempting candy abounding, Halloween can be a frightening time for pet owners – and a risky time for pets, too. The American Animal Hospital Association encourages pet owners to protect their companion animals by being mindful of their F.E.A.R. – food, environment, attire, and recovery – to keep pets safe and happy on...

Every Day Star Award Program Recognizes VTH Employees for Hard Work and Compassionate Care

Friday, October 26th, 2018 - With the Every Day Star Award Program, Purdue Veterinary Medicine faculty and staff have a new way to recognize Veterinary Teaching Hospital employees for a job well done.

PVM “Flips” for Veterinary Nurses during Appreciation Week

Friday, October 19th, 2018 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine celebrated Veterinary Nursing Appreciation Week with a variety of activities this week (October 14-20), including the ever-popular annual pancake breakfast served by the Veterinary Nursing Program staff.

Atlanta TV Station Tells Story of PVM Comparative Oncology Research

Friday, October 19th, 2018 - A news team from Atlanta’s WSB-TV, an ABC-affiliate TV station, visited the Purdue University Veterinary Teaching Hospital recently to report on the game-changing possibilities of clinical trials involving naturally occurring cancer in dogs. In the feature story broadcast October 11 and made available online, Anchor/Reporter Tom Regan described research led by Dr. Deborah Knapp, Dolores L. McCall Professor of Comparative Oncology and director of the Purdue Comparative Oncology Program (PCOP).

ADDL Holds First Annual Breakout Workshop at 2018 Purdue Veterinary Conference

Friday, October 5th, 2018 - The Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (ADDL) at Purdue University held its first annual breakout session during the 2018 Purdue Veterinary Conference with the intent of giving conference attendees more opportunities for interaction with ADDL diagnosticians.

PVM on Display at Purdue Resource Fair

Friday, October 5th, 2018 - Purdue employees who attended the Purdue Resource Fair Thursday, September 27, in the Purdue Memorial Union South Ballroom were able to learn about Purdue Veterinary Medicine at a booth that featured the hospital's Small Animal Primary Care representatives and Carmella the dog.

VTH Staff Member Featured in Purdue Today

Friday, August 31st, 2018 - Brittany Vale wears many hats. One of them is operating as health information administrator in the Purdue University Veterinary Teaching Hospital, but as of June 1, she also dons a new hat as the 2018-2019 chair of the Purdue University Administrative and Professional Staff Advisory Committee (APSAC).

Practical Focus Guides ADDL’s Bacteriology, Mycology, and Parasitology Sections

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 - When Dr. Kenitra Hammac, clinical assistant professor of veterinary diagnostic microbiology, comes to work each day, she has several goals in mind related to the operation of the Indiana Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (ADDL). That’s because, in addition to being a member of the faculty in Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Comparative Pathobiology, Dr. Hammac also serves as the head of the ADDL sections responsible for bacteriology, mycology, and parasitology. She says most of her goals for the sections are informed by her previous experience in private practice.

Fridgey the Bengal Cat Receives First Feline Hip Replacement Surgery at Purdue VTH

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 - As busy as it is beautiful, the Bengal cat is an energetic domestic breed that tends to have a lot in common with its cousins in the wild – high jumping, climbing and even a love for water. So it’s not hard to imagine the pain and disappointment involved when Fridgey, a two-year-old Bengal cat, started to have problems with his hips. That’s when Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH) got involved.

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