Purdue animal hospital, oldest facility of its kind, gets $73M boost from Statehouse

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

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Cassie Cords, veterinary nurse, holds Ace, a red fox lab, as Dr. Wendy Townsend, associate professor, examines his eyes at the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Friday, April 26, 2019 in West Lafayette.  (Photo: Nikos Frazier | Journal & Courier)

Cassie Cords, veterinary nurse, holds Ace, a red fox lab, as Dr. Wendy Townsend, associate professor, examines his eyes at the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Friday, April 26, 2019 in West Lafayette.  (Photo: Nikos Frazier | Journal & Courier)

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Ace, a red fox Labrador retriever, is a regular at the Purdue Small Animal Hospital.

His owners, Ron and Denise Raduenz, on Friday drove an hour-and-a-half from Cedar Lake, in northwest Indiana, just as they have for the past seven years, when Ace was diagnosed with blastomycosis, a fungal disease that can be a killer for dogs.

“The vets we had home tried,” Ron Raduenz said. “But they said, ‘If you want to save him, take him to Purdue – tonight.’”

Read more at Purdue animal hospital, oldest facility of its kind, gets $73M boost from Statehouse at the Journal & Courier.


Writer(s): Kevin Doerr | pvmnews@purdue.edu

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