Purdue University Veterinary Hospital Reopens Lobbies to Clients

Friday, July 30th, 2021 - For the first time since the pandemic necessitated closing the lobbies of the Purdue University Veterinary Hospital in March of 2020, animal owners may once again enter the Small and Large Animal Hospital waiting areas. The change took effect Monday, July 26, as the Veterinary Hospital implemented a hybrid arrangement for receiving cases that replaces the strictly curbside concierge service initiated when the lobbies were closed.

Purdue Veterinary Hospital: A message for our clients

Monday, July 26th, 2021 - Updated intake procedures for our clients when dropping off animals at the Purdue Veterinary Hospital. At the Purdue University Veterinary Hospital, our team is committed to providing the highest quality of care for all our clients and patients. In the face of the global COVID-19 pandemic we have taken additional precautionary measures to support social...

ADDL Aids Investigation of Mysterious Deaths of Songbirds in Several States

Friday, July 16th, 2021 - Natural resource management agencies in several states are working with diagnostic laboratories to investigate what is causing reports of sick and dying songbirds. The Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory at the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine has been helping with the investigation in Indiana, which is being led by the state’s Department of Natural Resources (DNR).

PVM Welcomes Veterinarians Beginning Rotating and Specialty Internships

Friday, July 2nd, 2021 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine welcomes a new cohort of clinical interns, as well as the 2021 Wasson Veterinary Pharmacy Resident.

Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Acclaimed Equine Hospital Renamed as Caesars Entertainment Equine Specialty Hospital

Thursday, June 24th, 2021 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, in support of the Indiana equine industry, has announced its partnership with Caesars Entertainment and the renaming of the college’s equine hospital in Shelbyville, Ind., as the Caesars Entertainment Equine Specialty Hospital.

Chemotherapy Usually Intended for Dogs is Treating a Red Fox’s Lymphoma

Thursday, June 24th, 2021 - The Purdue University Veterinary Hospital works with many patients across species. None are more unusual perhaps than Joker, a nine-year-old silver-phased red fox undergoing treatment for lymphoma. Joker resides at Wolf Park, a nonprofit conservation facility located in nearby Battle Ground, Ind.

New Name Graces New Hospital Complex as Construction Enters Home Stretch

Thursday, June 24th, 2021 - “What’s in a name?’ So asks the famous line from Shakespeare. For the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, the answer is a very generous gift that led to naming the new Purdue University Veterinary Hospital facilities the David and Bonnie Brunner Purdue Veterinary Medical Hospital Complex. Construction of the complex continues with the goal of completing the facilities by the end of this year.

Nearly 200,000 COVID Tests and Counting!

Thursday, June 24th, 2021 - The Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory stands in the gap to protect Purdue during the COVID-19 pandemic by processing tens of thousands of human COVID-19 samples using the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test, considered the gold standard for diagnosing the illness.

Meet Cooper, the Super Trouper!

Friday, April 9th, 2021 - A model patient shows orthopedic surgery is not just for young pups. Cooper is an 11-year-old yellow Labrador Retriever who has endeared himself to his medical team at the Purdue University Veterinary Hospital ever since he was first seen in May 2017 because of instability in his right shoulder.  The surgery to stabilize his shoulder proved successful, to the delight of his owners, Rick and Mona Hansen of Fishers, Ind.

Nurturing the Human-Animal Bond with Compassionate Care: A Veterinary Nurse’s Perspective

Friday, April 2nd, 2021 - There are many unbreakable bonds that form in the Purdue University Veterinary Hospital Medical Oncology Service, but there is no greater bond than the one between the animal and caregiver.

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