Purdue Veterinary Ophthalmologists Keep an Eye on Vision Health of Service Dogs

Friday, May 19th, 2023 - Canines dedicated to lives of service benefitted from a special day set aside earlier this month for checking their eye health. The Purdue University Veterinary Hospital Ophthalmology Service participated in the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO)/Epicur National Service Animal Eye Exam event by providing free eye exams for qualified service dogs on Monday, May 8. About a dozen service dogs received eye exams that screen for cataracts, glaucoma, and other eye diseases and disorders that can impair the dogs’ vision.

New Indiana Biennial Budget Benefits Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory

Friday, May 5th, 2023 - A new two-year appropriations budget adopted by the Indiana General Assembly last Friday, April 28, contains good news for the Purdue University Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (ADDL). A key priority for the laboratory was to make the case for increased state funding to support its mission of helping Indiana veterinarians, animal health officials, livestock producers, and animal owners in protecting the health of the animal population by providing prompt, accurate, and reliable diagnoses of animal diseases, including those that may affect the human population.

Arbor Day Event Brings Out PVM Volunteers to Add Trees to Brunner Complex Landscaping

Friday, May 5th, 2023 - This year Purdue University turned Earth Day into a month-long celebration that included an Arbor Day tree planting effort to enhance the landscaping around the new David and Bonnie Brunner Purdue Veterinary Medical Hospital Complex. Campus Planning’s Architecture and Sustainability Department teamed-up with the Grounds Department, Arboretum, and the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine for the event that afforded a great Earth Month-themed volunteer opportunity for faculty, staff, and students.

Easter Bunny Upstaged by Easter Goats at Purdue University Veterinary Hospital

Friday, April 14th, 2023 - Two adorable newborn goats commanded the attention normally reserved for the traditional Easter Bunny last weekend when they were delivered safely at the Purdue University Farm Animal Hospital on the eve of Easter Sunday. They are named, appropriately, Jelly Bean and Peep.

Inaugural Purdue Antimicrobial Resistance Conference Draws International Attention to Serious Public Health Threat

Friday, April 14th, 2023 - In the face of a foreboding forecast of worsening multi-drug resistant infections (United Nations Foundation, 2021), the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine led a multi-disciplinary, campus-wide effort to address the vital topic of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) through a free conference held last week. The inaugural event April 6-7 at the Stewart Center involved multiple Purdue colleges and attracted more than 100 attendees representing eleven states and seven countries.

Sustainability Achievement Recognized in Design of New Purdue University Veterinary Hospital Facilities

Friday, March 24th, 2023 - Two hospitals within the new David and Bonnie Brunner Purdue Veterinary Medical Hospital Complex – Equine and Small Animal – have received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Silver certification. Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council, LEED is the most widely used green building rating system in the world. It provides a framework for healthy, highly efficient, and cost-saving buildings.

ADDL Showcased at Poultry-themed Event in Indianapolis

Friday, February 10th, 2023 - “An Evening Under the Stars with the Indiana State Poultry Association” was the theme for the association’s 2023 annual banquet, where the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine hosted a display highlighting the Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (ADDL). The event was held Tuesday, February 7 at the Indiana Roof Ballroom in Indianapolis and attracted a record turnout.

Purdue Veterinary Medicine is Well Represented at Indiana Pork Producers’ Event

Friday, February 3rd, 2023 - Each year, the Indiana Pork Producers Association hosts the Taste of Elegance to bring talented chefs together for a competition designed to encourage more frequent use of pork in creative, non-traditional ways in menu items. The prestigious event at the Indiana Roof Ballroom in Indianapolis also provides the opportunity for people connected to Indiana agriculture to get together and spend two hours gliding around the dance floor, sampling, and voting on the finalists’ dishes and recognizing the evening’s award winners. This year the occasion attracted more than 450 pork farmers, lawmakers, ag industry leaders, and other dignitaries, including representatives of the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine.

Kitasato Students Bring International Exchange Vibe to Purdue Veterinary Medicine

Monday, December 12th, 2022 - The presence of seven veterinary students from the Kitasato University School of Veterinary Medicine in Japan enriched the learning environment in Lynn Hall in August, as they participated in a longstanding program involving a collaboration between Kitasato and the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine.

New Veterinary Hospital Facilities Open Doors to State-of-the-Art Education and Patient Care

Monday, December 12th, 2022 - As morning light signals the dawn of a new day at the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, the glistening new facilities that comprise the David and Bonnie Brunner Purdue Veterinary Medical Hospital Complex are ready for another busy schedule of appointments. Dedicated April 8, 2022, the hospital complex boasts advanced design and the latest equipment for treating patients, teaching students in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Nursing degree programs, and educating interns and residents.

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