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Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 06:24

Alyson Brown, a student at the Atlantic Veterinary College, will spend the summer working on a research project investigating the impact of accelerated climate change on Atlantic salmon aquaculture in Atlantic Canada.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 12:43

After a ten-month recovery from injury, a bald eagle was released by the AVC Wildlife Service on May 17, 2019, at the Eagle’s View Golf Course in Murray River, PEI.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 07:16

Spring is finally approaching, which means bats will soon emerge from their hibernacula and return to their summer roosting sites. People in Prince Edward Island (P.E.I.) and Newfoundland and Labrador (N.L.) are encouraged to call the toll-free bat hotline — 1-833-434-BATS (2287) — to let researchers know that their bats are returning.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 11:05

Dr. Étienne Côté, professor of cardiology at the Atlantic Veterinary College, is the winner of the College’s 2018 Atlantic Award of Excellence in Veterinary Medicine and Animal Care. Dr. Greg Keefe, dean of AVC, presented the award to Dr. Côté in front of a large crowd of AVC alumni and friends at the Atlantic Provinces Veterinary Conference in Halifax on April 13. 

Friday, April 12, 2019 - 06:17

Dr. Greg Keefe, dean of the Atlantic Veterinary College, has been elected president of the Deans Council—Agriculture, Food, and Veterinary Medicine for a one-year term. He served as president-elect for the past year.

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 12:05

The Atlantic Veterinary College is offering its annual AVC Summer Academy program from August 4–9, 2019.

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 11:10

 Jessica Pottie, a third-year student at the Atlantic Veterinary College, loves to sew. When she heard that first-year student Carolina (Carl) Vicente had to suspend her veterinary education last fall because she had been diagnosed with breast cancer, she decided to use her sewing skills for a good cause.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 08:21

Dr. John VanLeeuwen, professor of epidemiology and ruminant health management at AVC, led a team of senior veterinary students to Kenya earlier this year, where they worked with smallholder dairy farmers and Kenyan veterinarians and veterinary students to improve the health and production of the farmers’ cattle. 

Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 07:42

The Honourable John Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard, and Sean Casey, Parliamentary Secretary and MP for Charlottetown, visited UPEI’s Atlantic Veterinary College on Wednesday, March 13, as part of the Minister's 2019 Oceans Campus Tour.

Friday, March 8, 2019 - 11:32

Congratulations to Jessica D’Amico, AVC Class of 2020, for winning a 2019 Dr. Jack Walther Leadership Award at the Western Veterinary Conference, held in Las Vegas, Nevada, in late February.

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 05:47

Dr. Charlie Pye, veterinary dermatologist at AVC, will give a public workshop on Tuesday, March 19, at 7 pm, on common medical conditions that can cause excessive scratching in our canine companions and explain what treatments can be used to help them. The workshop will take place at the Atlantic Veterinary College at UPEI in Lecture Theatre A. Everyone is welcome. Admission is free, and refreshments will be served. For information, contact (902) 566-6786.

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 04:42

AVC’s Broad Spectrum Student Chapter has been awarded a 2018 Veterinary Medical Student Leadership Grant from the Pride Veterinary Medical Community (PrideVMC).

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 12:03

The Honourable Wade MacLauchlan, premier of Prince Edward Island, recently presented Dr. Susan Dawson, professor of anatomy at AVC, with a certificate in recognition of her 2019 3M National Teaching Award. 

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 09:23

Dr. Susan Dawson, professor of anatomy at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC), University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI), has been named a 2019 3M National Teaching Fellow by the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) and 3M Canada.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 10:35

Congratulations to Jessica D’Amico, Class of 2020, and Kelly Yoo, Class of 2021, on winning 2018 MacLauchlan Prizes for Effective Writing! They were among 49 UPEI students who were presented with the awards by the Hon. Wade MacLauchlan, Premier of PEI, on Friday, January 25. Click here to read more about the MacLauchlan Prizes for Effective Writing. 

Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 05:06

Get a taste of veterinary medicine at the 2019 Dr. Tim Ogilvie AVC Vet Camp! The deadline to apply is March 15.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 09:32

Dr. Cora Gilroy, associate professor of clinical pathology at AVC, was presented with UPEI’s 2018 Janet Pottie Murray Award for Educational Leadership on December 13, 2018. 

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 08:08

The SJDAWC is calling for applications from potential graduate students for the 2019 Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Graduate Scholarship. The scholarship will support the training of researchers at the master’s or doctoral level to pursue animal welfare research at the University of Prince Edward Island. 

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 06:40

Dr. Fred Kibenge has been appointed editor of the journal, Aquaculture, effective December 1, 2018. 

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 06:31

The Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Centre at the Atlantic Veterinary College invites veterinarians, veterinary technicians, dog trainers, and veterinary and AHT students to join us for three hours of RACE-accredited continuing education (CE), via webinar, with Karen L. Overall, MA, VMD, PhD, DACVB, CAAB.


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