AVMA Podcast Features Purdue Veterinary Oncologist and AVMA Journal Award Winner Marejka Shaevitz

Friday, May 17th, 2024 - When the AVMA wanted to share insights from a former resident turned award-winning published researcher, they called on a Purdue Veterinary Medicine faculty member, Dr. Marejka Shaevitz, clinical assistant professor of oncology in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences.

Oncology Service to Host Ultrasound Screening for High-Risk Dog Breeds

Friday, April 5th, 2024 - The Purdue University Veterinary Hospital's Medical Oncology Service to host Ultrasound Screenings, focusing on early detection and intervention for dog breeds at increased risk of bladder cancer. Targeting Scottish Terriers, West Highland Terriers, Beagles, and Shetland Sheepdogs, the screenings aim to utilize non-invasive ultrasound technology to identify potential urinary system abnormalities, including tumors.

Signature Indiana Pork Event at Indianapolis Provides Visibility for Purdue Veterinary Medicine

Friday, January 26th, 2024 - Each year, the Indiana Pork Producers Association, known as Indiana Pork, hosts the Taste of Elegance event in Indianapolis as a way of promoting the pork industry through the creation of tantalizing pork dishes prepared by leading chefs. This year the event on January 17 attracted more than 400 pork farmers, lawmakers, agricultural industry leaders, and dignitaries to the Indiana Roof Ballroom for an evening of elegance and celebration that also provided visibility for the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine.

Midwest Pork Conference Provides Visibility for ADDL and Farm Animal Hospital

Friday, January 12th, 2024 - When Indiana pork producers gathered in Lebanon, Indiana for the 2023 Midwest Pork Conference last month, they had the opportunity to interact with representatives of the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine. Held at the Boone County Fairgrounds, the one day conference on Tuesday, December 5, included an annual economic update, educational sessions on issues important to pork producers, a swine specific trade show, and industry networking opportunities.

Making an Impact: Delivering on the Promise of Expanded Hospital Facilities

Friday, December 15th, 2023 - The Purdue University Veterinary Hospital has completed its first full year in its expanded facilities and the benefits are significant and far reaching. Here is a small window into the measurable accomplishments that have been achieved in the past year as a result of the capabilities of our advanced facilities, behind-the-scenes efforts, and the dedicated, expert clinicians and staff who work there. Empowered by this team of outstanding personnel, the Veterinary Hospital is contributing to a brighter future for animals and people through advanced, high-quality, compassionate patient care; comprehensive, real-world, hands-on veterinary education; and leading-edge medical discovery involving clinical trials. Together, we are working to achieve global solutions to animal and human health challenges.

Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory Joins Swine Disease Reporting System Network as State Funding Increases

Friday, December 15th, 2023 - Diagnostic data from the Indiana Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory at the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine now is being included in the Swine Disease Reporting System (SDRS), which monitors and reports diagnostic data and trends from endemic diseases of the U.S. swine herd. The development comes on the heels of the College of Veterinary Medicine achieving a funding breakthrough for the ADDL during the State of Indiana’s biennial budget process.

Coughing Dogs

Friday, December 8th, 2023 - Amid concerns about a new canine respiratory illness with symptoms mirroring those of known infectious diseases, veterinarians are investigating the potential emergence of a novel pathogen. Treatment varies per case, with vets taking precautions to prevent further spread. Dog owners should ensure their pets are vaccinated against respiratory diseases and seek immediate veterinary attention if symptoms like coughing or lethargy arise. It's advised to keep ill dogs isolated and away from other dogs and public areas.

Purdue Veterinary Medicine Showcased at Hoosier Beef Congress

Friday, December 8th, 2023 - When Indiana beef producers from across the state gathered at the Indiana State Fairgrounds December 1-3 for the Hoosier Beef Congress (HBC), they had the opportunity to learn about Purdue Veterinary Medicine thanks to a booth the college hosted as part of the event’s expansive trade show that highlighted the services of the Purdue University Veterinary Hospital and the Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory.

Purdue Farm Animal Hospital Holds First Cattle Health Education Workshop

Friday, November 10th, 2023 - Cattle producers had the opportunity to hear from Purdue Veterinary Medicine bovine specialists and see the David and Bonnie Brunner Farm Animal Hospital first-hand during a special half-day Cattle Health Education Workshop hosted by the Purdue University Veterinary Hospital. The event on Saturday, November 4, attracted more than 30 attendees from 15 different farms as well as the Indiana Beef Cattle Association. The workshop represented the first time the hospital has conducted such a session.

Priority 4 Paws and Area Animal Shelters Join with Zeigler Subaru to turn Showroom into Adoption Center for a Day

Friday, November 10th, 2023 - With shiny new Subarus as a backdrop, pets up for adoption captured the attention of visitors to Zeigler Subaru of Lafayette as the dealership collaborated with Purdue’s Priority 4 Paws program and two animal shelters to host an adoption event as part of Subaru’s 5th annual National Make A Dog’s Day.

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