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.

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.

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.

PVM “Flips” for Veterinary Nurses during Appreciation Week

Friday, October 19th, 2018 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine celebrated Veterinary Nursing Appreciation Week with a variety of activities this week (October 14-20), including the ever-popular annual pancake breakfast served by the Veterinary Nursing Program staff.

Atlanta TV Station Tells Story of PVM Comparative Oncology Research

Friday, October 19th, 2018 - A news team from Atlanta’s WSB-TV, an ABC-affiliate TV station, visited the Purdue University Veterinary Teaching Hospital recently to report on the game-changing possibilities of clinical trials involving naturally occurring cancer in dogs. In the feature story broadcast October 11 and made available online, Anchor/Reporter Tom Regan described research led by Dr. Deborah Knapp, Dolores L. McCall Professor of Comparative Oncology and director of the Purdue Comparative Oncology Program (PCOP).

PVM on Display at Purdue Resource Fair

Friday, October 5th, 2018 - Purdue employees who attended the Purdue Resource Fair Thursday, September 27, in the Purdue Memorial Union South Ballroom were able to learn about Purdue Veterinary Medicine at a booth that featured the hospital's Small Animal Primary Care representatives and Carmella the dog.

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