Friday, July 27, 2018 - 12:10

Approximately 280 experts in animal behaviour and welfare from 27 countries will participate in the International Society for Applied Ethology 2018 Congress at UPEI from July 30 to August 3.

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 05:59

AVC honoured staff members for excellence and retiring faculty and staff during its annual ice cream social on June 28.

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 08:07

AVC now has a new website that makes donating to the College quick and easy. Supporters can click on Give to AVC on the front page of the College’s main website to go to the donation website. 

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 07:47

It’s not usual to see a horse in the parking lot of the PEI Provincial Palliative Care Centre—except when Billy, the Norwegian Fjord horse, comes to visit. Sixteen-year-old Billy is owned by Dr. Mary McNiven, professor of animal science at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC). For over three years, she has been bringing Billy to visit patients in the Centre. 

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 11:13

Dr. Kathleen MacMillan, AVC Equine Ambulatory Service, will give a community workshop on Wednesday, July 11, about strangles in AVC’s Lecture Theatre A at 7 p.m.

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 06:21

The Atlantic Veterinary College at UPEI will hold a community workshop on Wednesday, July 11, about strangles, a highly contagious bacterial infection that affects the upper respiratory system of the horse. The presentation will take place in AVC’s Lecture Theatre A at 7 p.m.

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 06:16

Dr. Greg Keefe, dean of AVC, has been appointed to the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges’ (AAVMC) board of governors as At-Large Director for Region II (Canada).

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 06:09

Dr. Larry Hammell, Associate Dean (Grad Studies & Research) at the Atlantic Veterinary College and interim dean of UPEI’s Faculty of Graduate Studies, has been appointed to an independent expert panel on aquaculture science, led by Dr. Mona Nemer, Canada’s Chief Science Advisor. 

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 07:55

Atlantic Veterinary College student Brian Blanchard has been awarded a prestigious $75,000 scholarship by the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Foundation.

Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 05:39

Dr. Michael Cockram, Chair in Animal Welfare at UPEI, is contributing his knowledge and expertise to three important textbooks about animal welfare. 

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 06:31

AVC’s Class of 2018 celebrated their entry into the profession of veterinary medicine at two ceremonies—AVC’s annual White Coat Ceremony on May 11 and UPEI Convocation on May 12. 

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 06:11

Dr. Alice Crook, coordinator of the Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Centre at the Atlantic Veterinary College, has received international recognition for her work in animal welfare from the World Veterinary Association (WVA) and Ceva Santé Animale, a multinational veterinary pharmaceutical company. Click here to watch a video created by the WVA about Dr. Crook's work.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 06:15

Nova Scotia veterinarian Helene Van Doninck is the winner of the Atlantic Veterinary College’s 2017 Award of Excellence in Veterinary Medicine and Animal Care. Dr. Greg Keefe, dean of AVC, presented the award to Dr. Van Doninck at the Atlantic Provinces Veterinary Conference in Halifax on April 21.

Monday, April 30, 2018 - 07:58

On Thursday, April 26, Mi’kmaq Elder Junior Peter-Paul released an eagle that had been recovering from injury at AVC since March 31. Before he released the eagle, Elder Peter-Paul, joined by members of the Abegweit First Nations community and others, conducted a smudging and drumming ceremony. It was a very beautiful and moving experience!

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 08:22

The Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) has been granted full accreditation by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Council on Education (COE) for the next seven years.

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 08:14

Dr. Javier Sanchez, an associate professor of epidemiology at the Atlantic Veterinary College, has been selected to be part of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Meetings on Microbiological Risk Assessment Roster of Experts (JEMRA) for a five-year term.

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 05:08

Fifteen ocean research projects based in Atlantic Canada have received more than $25 million in funding, an investment that’s expected to advance understanding of atmospheric and ecosystem change while also identifying ways to grow resource development in a sustainable way.

Monday, March 26, 2018 - 06:28

The Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships (QES) program recently announced the successful recipients of its phase-three funding.

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 05:57

The AVC Wildlife Service and the AVC Student Wildlife Club are celebrating National Wildlife Week with a public lecture at the Atlantic Veterinary College, Lecture Theatre A, on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at 7 p.m. 

Friday, March 9, 2018 - 09:47

AVC is accepting applications for its 2018 Summer Academy program, which will take place from August 5–10. The deadline to apply is Friday, May 25.

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