Veterinary Technician Jessica Bowditch Honored for Best Case Presentation at WVC

Friday, March 1st, 2019 - One of Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s very own, Rehabilitation Technician Jessica Bowditch, RVT, CCRP, won Best Presentation for a case report she gave during this year’s WVC Conference in Las Vegas, Nev.

PVM Delegation Promotes New Veterinary Teaching Hospital at Indiana Statehouse

Friday, February 22nd, 2019 - Nine Purdue Veterinary Medicine volunteers and three animal emissaries traveled to the Indiana Statehouse on Monday, February 18, to share information about the need for a new Veterinary Teaching Hospital with key legislators.

Purdue Veterinarians Give Winter Weather Tips for Pet Owners

Friday, February 8th, 2019 - With the onset of more frigid temperatures (temperature drop of 40 degrees yesterday!), Purdue’s Veterinary Medicine experts are sharing advice about keeping your furry friends safe from the winter elements.

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.

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