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

PVM Receives 2017 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award

October 20, 2017 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine has been named as a recipient of the 2017 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. Read the full story.

Veterinary Technology Program Staff 'Flip-out' for National Vet Tech Week

October 20, 2017 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine celebrated National Veterinary Technician Week with a variety of activities this week, including a traditional pancake breakfast served by the Veterinary Technology Program staff. The National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA) proclaimed National Veterinary Technician Week October 15-21. Read the full story.

VTH Veterinary Technician Receives Award at ACVS Surgery Summit

October 20, 2017 - Congratulations to Brittany Laflen, small animal surgery / neurology technician in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, on recently receiving the award for Best Case Report at the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) Surgery Summit, held October 12-14 in Indianapolis, Ind. Read the full story.

New Dog Breeder Certification Program Based on Purdue Research Now Accepting Applications

October 13, 2017 - A new national program called Canine Care Certified, which was developed as a result of research by faculty in the Purdue Center for Welfare Science (CAWS), has begun accepting applications for certification from breeders nationwide. Read the full story.

Kids Rake-in Fall Pet Safety Tips at Family Program Event

October 13, 2017 - Led by Dr. Christina Wilson, clinical associate professor of toxicology in the Department of Comparative Pathobiology and head chemist in the Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory, the first PVM Family Program Series event of the semester was a hit! Read the full story.

Puppy Cuddling Boosts PVM’s United Way Fundraising

October 13, 2017 - Given the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s history of advocating for the positive benefits of human-animal interaction, it should be no surprise that members of the Purdue Veterinary Medicine family took advantage of a chance to raise money for United Way by cuddling puppies and dogs Wednesday afternoon, October 11. Read the full story.

VAD Staff Member Graduates from Staff Development Program

October 13, 2017 - Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine Assistant Director of Financial Affairs Samantha McFarland is one of eight University managers recognized for completing Purdue University’s Council for Manager Development (CMD) Program. Read the full story.

In Memory: PVM Alumnus Philip Michal, DVM

October 13, 2017 - The Purdue Veterinary Medicine family is saddened to learn of the passing of alumnus and former Crawfordsville Mayor Philip Michal Monday (PU DVM ’64), who died October 9 at Bickford Cottage in Crawfordsville. He was 77. Read the full story.

PVM Runners Speed to the Finish Line at Annual Dog Jog

October 6, 2017 - It was a beautiful day Saturday, September 23, for a jog through campus during the annual Dr. Skip Jackson Dog Jog. Read the full story.

Fort Wayne Dog Jog Raises Funds to Assist VTH Patients

October 6, 2017 - According to TV news coverage in Fort Wayne, Ind., the second annual Allen County Area Assistance Fund (ACAAF) Dog Jog was successful in raising money to help animals from that area that need treatment at Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Small Animal Hospital. Read the full story.

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