PVM Welcomes Post-DVM Students Beginning Residency Programs
Friday, August 4th, 2023 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine is pleased to welcome our newest class of residents as they begin post-DVM graduate programs and residencies seeking advanced certification across a variety of clinical and pathology specialties. The residents started their specialty training in either the Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory, the Department of Comparative Pathobiology, or the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences last month.
Popular Indiana Derby Spotlights Caesars Entertainment Equine Specialty Hospital
Friday, July 28th, 2023 - Purdue’s Caesars Entertainment Equine Specialty Hospital took center stage recently as the distinguished Winner’s Circle sponsor for the 29th running of the Indiana Derby at Horseshoe Indianapolis in Shelbyville. The event was held on Saturday, July 8 and featured over $1.1 million in purses that attracted a field of more than 200 horses. Commonly referred to as Indiana’s biggest horse-racing event of the year, Indiana Derby Day was created to build a premier racing event for the young Indiana Thoroughbred racing program. The races have exceeded all expectations, even achieving prestigious Graded Stakes status following the 2001 running of the event.
Advanced Clinical Programs Underway for Hospital Interns
Friday, July 14th, 2023 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine is pleased to welcome the Class of 2024 interns and our new Wasson Veterinary Pharmacy Resident as they begin yearlong advanced training programs in the Purdue University Veterinary Hospital and the Caesars Entertainment Equine Specialty Hospital.
PVM Next – Powering the Next Generation of Veterinary Care, Service, Learning, and Discovery
Friday, June 30th, 2023 - The PVM Next project kicked-off in May with a team that is gathering information to help the college choose the next Hospital Information and Laboratory Information Management Systems (HIS and LIMS). The project team of Nancy Allrich, Steve Jaeger, Armando Ortega Luis, Jon Cagle, and Lowell Williams is leading the college through this multi-phase project to assess the needs for PVM software solutions.
Ophthalmology Service Provides Care to White Tiger Victim of “Tiger King”
Friday, June 30th, 2023 - The Purdue University Veterinary Hospital Ophthalmology Service recently hit the road to examine a white tiger named Prince at the Black Pine Animal Sanctuary in Albion, Indiana after his caretakers noted changes to his vision.
Sustainability Achievement Recognized in Design of New Purdue University Veterinary Hospital Facilities
Monday, June 19th, 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.
Purdue Veterinary Ophthalmologists Keep an Eye on Vision Health of Service Dogs
Monday, June 19th, 2023 - Canines dedicated to lives of service benefitted from a special day set aside last 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 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.
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.
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.