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

Surgical Equipment Donation Enhances Learning for Purdue Veterinary Students

February 16, 2018 - Thanks to a connection between Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH) and an orthopedic surgeon at Logansport Memorial Hospital in Logansport, Ind., third-year Purdue veterinary students now have more opportunities to learn first-hand about using electrosurgical equipment in surgery. Read the full story.

Texas Pet Owners Travel to Purdue Seeking Shockwave Therapy

February 16, 2018 - When “Honey” came to the Purdue Small Animal Hospital for treatment of a large kidney stone, her owners were relieved to find a minimally invasive treatment option for their pet. Read the full story.

Annual PVM Horseman’s Forum Reins in 175 Attendees

February 16, 2018 - This year’s annual Purdue Veterinary Medicine Horseman’s Forum held on Saturday, February 10, attracted 175 attendees to Lynn Hall, including both youth and adult horse owners and enthusiasts. Read the full story.

PVM involved in Human-Animal Bond Lecture at VMX

February 16, 2018 - One of the popular sessions at last week’s Veterinary Meeting and Expo (VMX) held by the North American Veterinary Community (NAVC) in Orlando was the Human-Animal Bond lecture presented by Dr. Rebecca Johnson and sponsored by Purdue Veterinary Medicine and Elanco. Read the full story.

PVM Alumni Gather at Reception in Orlando

February 16, 2018 - PVM Alumni Gather at Reception in Orlando Read the full story.

PVM Study Shows Service Dogs Associated with Lower PTSD Symptoms among War Veterans

February 9, 2018 - A preliminary study led by researchers in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine has shown that overall symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder are lower among war veterans with service dogs. The pilot study was co-funded by the Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI) and Bayer Animal Health. Read the full story.

Zoetis Awards Equine Charity Sweepstakes Donation on behalf of PVM Student

February 9, 2018 - A Purdue Veterinary Medicine third-year DVM student, Taylor Rietveld, had a special opportunity recently to help a favorite charity, courtesy of Zoetis. Read the full story.

PVM Faculty and Staff Challenge Students in Purdue SAVMA Basketball Contest

February 9, 2018 - The Super Bowl wasn’t the only epic sporting event held Sunday, February 4. That also was the day for the Purdue SAVMA Basketball Contest pitting faculty and staff against students. The event was held at the France A. Córdova Recreational Sports Center (Co-Rec). Read the full story.

Purdue Veterinary Teaching Hospital Ranked Number 1 in Referring Veterinarian Survey

February 2, 2018 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital scored the highest benchmark rating compared to 26 participating companion animal veterinary teaching hospitals across North America, according to the most recent CalPro Research Referring Veterinarian Survey. Read the full story.

Lake County K9 Officer Airlifted to Purdue VTH after Interstate Car Chase

February 2, 2018 - A Lake County Indiana Sheriff’s Department K9 officer injured during an interstate car chase was airlifted by helicopter to the Purdue University Veterinary Teaching Hospital for emergency treatment last Thursday, January 25, 2018. Read the full story.

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