You and Purdue Community Campaign Spotlights Priority 4 Paws Program

Friday, May 20th, 2022 - The Purdue for Life Foundation has launched the You & Purdue Community Impact campaign to celebrate the benefits of living in the Lafayette-West Lafayette community and to give local community members the opportunity to support key Purdue programs that meet needs in the area. One of the specific giving opportunities involves the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s Priority 4 Paws program.

Dedication Ceremony Celebrates Completion of Named Veterinary Hospital Complex

Friday, April 15th, 2022 - “Is this a dream?” asked Purdue Veterinary Medicine Dean Willie Reed as he welcomed a standing room only crowd to the dedication ceremony for the brand new David and Bonnie Brunner Purdue Veterinary Medical Hospital Complex. It was a fitting question, given the years of dreaming and planning that preceded the dedication program Friday, April 8, in the breezeway of the David and Bonnie Brunner Equine Hospital that is one of the components of the new complex.

When Veterinary and Human Sciences Collaborate, Cancer Patients of All Species Benefit

Friday, March 4th, 2022 - Dakota, a four-year-old French bulldog from Justin, Texas, has pushed the boundaries of what it means to be humanity’s best friend, with the help of compassionate veterinary specialists at the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine who are also members of the Purdue University Center for Cancer Research.

Purdue Veterinary Hospital: A message for our clients

Monday, February 28th, 2022 - Effective February 28th, 2022 – The Purdue University Veterinary Hospital has reopened the reception areas of the Small Animal and Large Animal Hospitals. All clients will be required to wear a mask when interacting with hospital staff. Our team is committed to providing the highest quality of care for all our clients and patients. In the face...

A Horse Slicker is Just a Horse Slicker, of Course, of Course, Unless it Can Monitor Chronic Disease

Friday, February 4th, 2022 -

With the exception of Mister Ed of television sitcom fame, horses can’t talk with humans about health issues.  Now, a first-of-its-kind horse slicker with a specially designed liner could be able to “tell” the horse’s human caregivers of increasing chronic diseases.

A new study by Purdue University engineers and veterinary medical specialists explores how to convert off-the-shelf horse slickers into e-textiles that continuously monitor equine cardiac, respiratory, and muscular systems for several hours under ambulatory conditions. The study is published in the journal Advanced Materials.

Poultry producers encouraged to continue to keep a close eye on their flocks

Tuesday, January 25th, 2022 - Poultry producers across the United States are encouraged to continue to monitor their flocks closely. This comes as three cases of Avian Influenza were recently identified in North and South Carolina. There are two types of Avian Influenza; low pathogenic and high pathogenic. The three cases found are classified as high pathogenic, which means it’s...

Dr. Timothy Bentley: Neurosurgeon, Researcher & Veterinarian Enjoys New Challenges

Thursday, December 16th, 2021 - From a small farm near Liverpool, England, to a renowned researcher, Dr. Timothy Bentley thrives on better understanding the canine brain. And, as the Director of the Canine Brain Tumor Research Program at Purdue University in Indiana and one of’s “15 Most Influential Veterinarians,” he’s definitely one to know. Read the whole story at...

Honoring a Legacy: Dr. Steve Adams Retires as Longtime Professor of Large Animal Surgery

Wednesday, December 15th, 2021 - An era of outstanding teaching, scholarship, and clinical service came to a close in 2021 with the retirement of Dr. Stephen Adams, a longtime professor of large animal surgery. Legendary as a caring and beloved teacher and an accomplished large animal clinician, Dr. Adams concluded more than 45 years of tireless service to animals and their owners when he retired this past summer.

Expanded Purdue University Veterinary Hospital Facilities Near Completion

Wednesday, December 15th, 2021 - An air of anticipation fills the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine as construction of a new veterinary hospital complex reaches substantial completion with the start of 2022. A dedication ceremony is scheduled for Friday, April 8, and tours will be provided to the public during the day on April 9, in conjunction with the college’s annual Open House.

Revolutionizing Patient Care: Caesars Entertainment Equine Specialty Hospital Second Facility in the Country to Install Large Gantry CT Machine

Wednesday, December 15th, 2021 - The Caesars Entertainment Equine Specialty Hospital, a satellite facility of the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, is among the first veterinary hospitals in the nation to install a specialized large gantry helical CT scanning machine. The device, manufactured by Qalibra, is adapted to the anatomy and behavior of equine patients and enables more advanced diagnostic capabilities for medical staff treating equine athletes by covering more anatomy with greater accuracy.

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