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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.



New Residents and Interns Join PVM Team

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine welcomed new and familiar faces this summer as interns and first-year residents arrived at Lynn Hall. The newest class of interns started at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH) and Centaur Equine Specialty Hospital in June. The new residents began their orientation in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences and the Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (ADDL) in July.



Purdue Extension State Fair exhibits feature educational games, info on health, conservation and nature

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018 - WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – When Purdue Extension heads to Indianapolis for the Indiana State Fair‘s Aug. 3-19 run, educators will be showcasing exhibits that make it fun to learn about health, conservation and the animals around us. “The exhibits at the 2018 Indiana State Fair represent the breadth of beneficial work that Purdue Extension does across the state,”...



Residents Embark on First-Year Studies at PVM

Friday, July 27th, 2018 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine welcomed new and familiar faces to the college last week as first-year residents began their orientation in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences and the Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory.



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

Friday, July 20th, 2018 - Plagued by issues with both hips, Fridgey, a two-year-old Bengel cat, underwent a procedure common in human medicine, but never before used on a feline patient at Purdue – total hip replacement surgery. Everyone in Fridgey's treatment team at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital is working together to help Fridgey have a "pawsitive" recovery.



PVM Clinician Shares Tips on Helping Pets Beat the Heat

Friday, July 13th, 2018 - As the summer heat intensifies, pet owners need to think from nose to paws when keeping their pets cool and well hydrated, especially if the dog or cat is overweight, elderly or a specific breed, according to a Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine wellness clinician.



Keep Pets Safe and Happy During Independence Day Celebrations

Friday, June 29th, 2018 - Between parades, visitors, vacations, and the crackle of fireworks, Fourth of July festivities are filled with celebration; but unlike people, many pets associate those festivities with anxiety and panic. Dr. Lori Corriveau, wellness clinician in the Purdue University Veterinary Teaching Hospital’s Small Animal Community Practice, advises there are many simple ways to protect companion animals during Independence Day celebrations.



Class of 2019 Interns Arrives at PVM

Friday, June 22nd, 2018 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine welcomes the newest class of interns to the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and Centaur Equine Specialty Hospital. The interns began Monday, June 11, with an intensive orientation schedule. Mindy Anderson is also returning to PVM as the Wasson Veterinary Pharmacy Resident.




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