Stories published by the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, listed in chronological order.

Outstanding PVM Staff Honored at Annual Awards Program

July 21, 2017 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Outstanding Staff Awards Ceremony for 2017 featured awards and recognition for a total of 20 staff members. Read the full story.

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Russell Main

July 21, 2017 - This week’s Vet Gazette Faculty Spotlight focuses on Dr. Russell Main, who was recently promoted to associate professor of basic medical sciences in Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Basic Medical Sciences. Read the full story.

Dixie Joins Dolores McCall Pet Tribute Garden in Sculpture Form

July 14, 2017 - The memory of a beloved dog lives-on today in the form of a beautiful new sculpture placed last week on the Lynn Hall grounds near the entrance to Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Small Animal Hospital. Dixie was the companion of a very caring couple who relied on the Veterinary Teaching Hospital for help when their dog needed medical care. Read the full story.

PVM’s Hemodialysis Service Saves 'Tina Turner' (the pet) from Drug Overdose

July 14, 2017 - Tina Turner, in this case an otherwise healthy and mischievous Affenpinscher, came to the Animal Emergency Service of Purdue Veterinary Medicine's Veterinary Teaching Hospital one night recently after ingesting as many as 29 Rimadyl tablets while her owners were away on an errand. Rimadyl, a common prescription treatment for arthritis in dogs, can cause acute kidney or liver injury when ingested in high doses. Read the full story.

PVM Summer Research Team Studies Link between Animal Abuse and Domestic Violence

July 14, 2017 - A Purdue Veterinary Medicine student is spending her summer conducting research aimed at finding supporting data on a link between animal abuse and child abuse in Greater Lafayette. Mallory Stuckwisch, of the DVM Class of 2019, is working on the project as part of the 2017 PVM Veterinary Scholars Summer Research Program with her faculty mentor, Dr. Lyn Freeman, associate professor of small animal surgery and biomedical engineering. Read the full story.

DVM and Pre-veterinary Students Gain Research Experience through PVM Summer Program

July 14, 2017 - A total of 18 DVM and pre-veterinary students are getting first-hand experience in the realm of scientific discovery this summer by participating in Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s 2017 Veterinary Scholars Summer Research Program. Read the full story.

PVM Wellness Clinician offers July 4th Tips for Keeping Pets Safe and Calm

July 3, 2017 - While the Fourth of July is commonly associated with sparklers and fireworks, many pet owners are familiar with the fear that pets feel with each sizzle, boom, and pop! Dr. Lori Corriveau, wellness clinician in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital’s Small Animal Community Practice, reports there are many simple ways to protect companion animals during celebrations over the holiday weekend. Read the full story.

VTH Helps Nugget the Palamino Regain Her “Pretty Gait”

June 30, 2017 - When Nugget, a ten-year-old palomino, was referred to the Purdue Veterinary Teaching Hospital with severe weight loss and diarrhea lasting over five months, her diagnosis wasn’t immediately apparent. Read the full story.

VCS and VTH Honor Outgoing Residents, Interns and Graduate Student

June 30, 2017 - The Dauch Alumni Center provided the setting for the 2017 Recognition Ceremony hosted by the VCS Department and the VTH in honor of outgoing residents, interns and a graduate student. Read the full story.

IVSA Partnership Blossoms into International Exchange

June 30, 2017 - In spring 2016, the Purdue International Veterinary Student Association reached out to IVSA Thailand to start a conversation on a potential partnership for both a cultural and educational exchange. Fast forward a year later, and this conversation has blossomed into an international university exchange agreement between Chulalongkorn University School of Veterinary Medicine and PVM. Read the full story.

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