ADDL Welcomes New Quality and Safety Manager

Friday, January 18th, 2019 - Debbie Morgan has joined the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine as the quality and safety manager in the Indiana Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory effective December 12.

Priority 4 Paws Mobile Surgery Unit Logs 100K Miles Serving Animal Shelters and Educating Students

Friday, January 11th, 2019 - Priority 4 Paws (P4P) is the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s mobile shelter medicine and surgery program that has helped spay and neuter more than 14,000 shelter animals since it was started in 2012. Just last month, the unit rolled over 100,000 miles on the odometer.

Tips to Have a “Pawsitively” Pet Safe Holiday

Friday, December 7th, 2018 - The holidays have arrived for the year, bringing decorations, gifts, food, and holiday gatherings. As much as we enjoy holiday traditions, these celebrations pose a variety of potential hazards for pets.

New Leadership for ADDL’s Molecular Diagnostics Team Amplifies Benefits of PCR Technique

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 - Polymerase chain reaction is a biotechnological technique used in advanced medical diagnostics. The testing method, commonly known as PCR, also represents one of the fastest-growing areas of the modern veterinary diagnostic lab, including the Indiana Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (ADDL) at the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine.

Surgery Puts Promising Pennsylvania Racehorse on Track to Full Recovery

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 - When Golden Tie arrived at the Purdue University Large Animal Hospital for treatment of a fracture in his leg, he had already experienced a series of dramatic life changes for a young horse. A spirited five-month-old Standardbred foal destined to be a racehorse, Golden Tie was born on a farm in northern Indiana to a beloved mare named “Ellie” that was owned by Greta and Tyler Stillings of Washington, Pennsylvania.

Radiation Therapy Extends Quality of Life for Sadie Sue

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 - Sadie Sue, a cheerful ten-year-old mixed-breed dog, prefers to be examined while lying flat on her back, which earns her plenty of belly rubs while she undergoes treatment for cancer in the radiation oncology service at the Purdue University Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

Dean’s Column – Looking Ahead to 2019

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 - Anniversaries are important milestones that provide wonderful opportunities for celebration as we take stock of our accomplishments and look to the future. 2019 is a banner year for such milestones for both Purdue University and the College of Veterinary Medicine, as the University celebrates its 150th Anniversary and our College marks its 60th. Today, as we build on the strong foundation of excellence that has characterized our College during the past 60 years, we are fulfilling our mission to advance global animal and human health and well-being through excellence in learning, discovery, and engagement.

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.

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