Popular Indiana Derby Spotlights Caesars Entertainment Equine Specialty Hospital
Friday, July 15th, 2022 - Purdue’s Caesars Entertainment Equine Specialty Hospital took center stage last weekend as the distinguished Winner’s Circle sponsor for the 28th running of the Indiana Derby at Horseshoe Indianapolis in Shelbyville.
Purdue’s first-of-its-kind vector-borne disease panel screens for 22 different pathogens in a single test
Friday, July 15th, 2022 - A diagnostic panel developed by researchers in Purdue University’s College of Veterinary Medicine will enable its Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (ADDL) to screen for 22 different vector-borne pathogens in a single test.
New Cohort Begins Yearlong Advanced Clinical Training
Friday, July 1st, 2022 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine welcomed a new class of interns to the Purdue University Veterinary Hospital in June. Ten veterinarians are beginning rotating small animal medicine and surgery internships, while two more will rotate in large animal medicine and surgery, and three additional veterinarians are beginning specialty internships focused in a specific service.
Hot Summer Weather Brings Renewed Focus on Heartworm Disease and Prevention
Friday, July 1st, 2022 - When the Indianapolis Star compiled a story about climate change and the incidence of heartworm infections, the newspaper turned to experts in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine for information and insight about heartworm disease and prevention.
Celebrity Feline’s Memory Lives on through Special Surgical Kit Donated to Purdue
Friday, June 24th, 2022 - This story begins in 2015 when Lil BUB, a very small patient and internet sensation, came through the doors of the Purdue University Veterinary Hospital to have surgery on her broken elbow. The surgery necessitated the use of very specialized, small orthopedic surgical instruments and implants that were procured temporarily to treat her at the time. Afterward, thanks to generous donations inspired by Lil BUB, the Veterinary Hospital was able to purchase this instrument set. Seven years later, the Orthopedic Surgery team has a growing list of other small animal patients that have been treated effectively for their injuries thanks to the availability of this implant system.
Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory Receives CLIA Recertification
Friday, June 24th, 2022 - Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, we can now reflect on how far we’ve come. A significant part of the pandemic response took place on university campuses and Purdue University soon emerged as a shining example of how to safely re-open for in-person instruction in part because of the pivotal role played by the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory.
College of Veterinary Medicine Open House Weekend Features Dedication and Tours of New Hospital Facilities
Friday, June 24th, 2022 - An exciting spring semester culminated in a weekend in April filled with momentous occasions celebrating the dedication of new veterinary hospital facilities, return of the PVM Open House during Spring Fest, and recognition of DVM students in the Class of 2023 at the traditional White Coat Ceremony.
Clients’ little dogs can have big issues
Thursday, June 16th, 2022 - Toy dog breeds are adorable, portable, lovable, and as every veterinarian knows, prone to certain health and behavioral issues. While you, as a veterinary professional, know this, your clients who have small dogs may not. To help clients get off to a good start with their little dogs, below is a list of the important...
You and Purdue Community Campaign Spotlights Priority 4 Paws Program
Friday, May 20th, 2022 - The Purdue for Life Foundation has launched the You & Purdue Community Impact campaign to celebrate the benefits of living in the Lafayette-West Lafayette community and to give local community members the opportunity to support key Purdue programs that meet needs in the area. One of the specific giving opportunities involves the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s Priority 4 Paws program.
Dedication Ceremony Celebrates Completion of Named Veterinary Hospital Complex
Friday, April 15th, 2022 - “Is this a dream?” asked Purdue Veterinary Medicine Dean Willie Reed as he welcomed a standing room only crowd to the dedication ceremony for the brand new David and Bonnie Brunner Purdue Veterinary Medical Hospital Complex. It was a fitting question, given the years of dreaming and planning that preceded the dedication program Friday, April 8, in the breezeway of the David and Bonnie Brunner Equine Hospital that is one of the components of the new complex.