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

CPB Research Team Measures Psychological Support Provided by Service Dogs

February 10, 2017 - The physical benefits service dogs provide in assisting people with disabilities are well known, but preliminary findings from a new study conducted by Purdue Veterinary Medicine Assistant Professor of Human Animal Interaction Maggie O’Haire and her research team show that service dogs also contribute significantly to emotional and psychosocial wellbeing. Read the full story.

PVM Faculty among Purdue Big Idea Challenge Finalists

February 3, 2017 - The list of 17 Big Idea Challenge finalists revealed recently by Purdue’s Discovery Park includes two entries from the College of Veterinary Medicine. Read the full story.

Dr. Stephen Lenz Assumes Leadership of ADDL

February 3, 2017 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine Associate Professor of Veterinary Pathology Stephen Lenz (PU DVM ’81) is now serving as interim director of the Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (ADDL). Read the full story.

PVM Honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with Special Lecture

February 3, 2017 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Diversity Action Committee hosted a special guest speaker January 19 as a commemoration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Read the full story.

Spanish Sessions at PVM

February 3, 2017 - A group of students in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine are taking time during their lunchbreaks to learn and strengthen their Spanish veterinary lexicon. With the assistance of the Office of International Programs, veterinary students and veterinary technology students are actively engaged in building upon their bilingual-speaking skills. Read the full story.

VTH’s Animal Behavior Clinic Curbs Aggressive Behavior in Pets

January 27, 2017 - The Animal Behavior Clinic at Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital is making a major impact on the lives of pet owners by helping them with behavior evaluations (even for kittens and puppies), behavior modification, and pharmacological treatment. Read the full story.

Distance Learning Student Combines Passions to Benefit “Creatures Great and Small”

January 27, 2017 - No distance is too far when it comes to reaching out to those in need. Five steps or 5K’s can make all the difference, as evidenced by Jim Schwenk, a first-year student in Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Technology Distance Learning Program. Read the full story.

Nominate a Distinguished Alum!

January 27, 2017 - Nominations are now open for the Distinguished DVM and Vet Tech Alumni Awards that will be awarded at the Purdue Veterinary Conference in the fall. Deadline for submissions is March 21, 2017. Read the full story.

Multiple Police Agencies Escort Injured K-9 to Purdue VTH for Treatment

January 20, 2017 - After a shooting in Gary, Ind., injured the K-9 partner of a Lake County Sheriff’s Department officer Wednesday afternoon, January 18, multiple police agencies formed an impressive escort as the police dog was rushed to Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Animal Emergency Service in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Read the full story.

DVM Student Awarded AVMF Legacy Scholarship

January 20, 2017 - Congratulations to Leslie Lundewall of the DVM Class of 2019 on receiving a 2016 American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF)/Auxiliary to the AVMA Legacy Scholarship. Read the full story.

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