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Exhibits, crop report, among Purdue Ag events at Indiana State Fair

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Educational displays about bed bugs, grain bin safety and how veterinary medicine can advance human health will be featured among Purdue University exhibits at the Indiana State Fair Aug. 5-21 They are among other activities, including analysis of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s August crop production report, Purdue Day and recognition […]

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Purdue Day at Indiana State Fair set for Aug 12

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue Day at the Indiana State Fair on Aug. 12 will feature more than 50 tents and exhibits that include robotics demonstrations, an obstacle course from the new College of Health and Human Sciences, and a spelling bee. Purdue Day exhibits that will line State Fair Boulevard at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis […]

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Senior pets need special care during their golden years

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Pets are living longer thanks to better veterinary care, and just like humans, these aging cats and dogs need special care, says a Purdue University veterinarian. “Improvements in veterinary care, diagnostics and earlier intervention make it possible for us to enjoy our pets longer, but key to that enjoyment is helping […]

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Ten New Year’s resolutions to make your pets happier

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — When drawing up a list of New Year’s resolutions, be sure to include your pets, says Lorraine Corriveau, a wellness veterinarian at Purdue University’s School of Veterinary Medicine. Here’s her top 10 list of pet related New Year’s resolutions: 1. Spay or neuter your pets, adding more years to their lives […]

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Veterinary school celebrates 50 years with service project in Ethiopia

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s School of Veterinary Medicine celebrated its 50th anniversary by sending 19 faculty members, students and alumni to Ethiopia to help production animal proficiency and facilitate ongoing relationships with the Ethiopian veterinary school. The group spent several days working with Project Mercy, a U.S.-based nonprofit relief and development agency that […]

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Purdue vet suggests ways to manage pets during July 4 fireworks

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Fourth of July fireworks can frighten pets and farm animals and cause them to react in ways that might injure them. But a Purdue veterinarian says there are numerous ways to protect your pets during the celebrations. “Owners must use common sense when they allow pets to join the festivities,” said […]

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