Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 11:33

AVC’s popular Open House takes place on Saturday, September 30, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Don’t miss it!

Friday, September 1, 2017 - 11:38

Dr. Alice Crook, coordinator of the Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Centre (SJDAWC) at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC), is the recipient of the College’s 2016 Atlantic Award of Excellence in Veterinary Medicine and Animal Care.

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 06:24

The Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Centre is hosting a conference September 22 and 23 on Animal Welfare in Practice with a focus on feline behaviour. 

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 11:53

The AVC Class of 2021 celebrated the beginning of their veterinary education at the 2017 AVC-CVMA Blue Coat Ceremony held at UPEI on Friday, August 25. 

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 11:11

Congratulations to Dr. David Condon, AVC Class of 1991, on being awarded the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) Small Animal Practitioner Award for his compassion towards the animals in his care and his dedication to the student veterinarians he mentors and supervises. Dr. Condon was honoured during the CVMA’s annual convention held in Charlottetown in July. 

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 07:39

Congratulations to Dr. Jeanne Lofstedt, Professor of Large Animal Medicine at AVC, on being awarded with a Life Membership in the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) for her outstanding contributions to the Association and to the veterinary profession worldwide.
Dr. Lofstedt was honoured during the CVMA’s annual convention held in Charlottetown in July.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 12:11

The Atlantic Veterinary College at UPEI is participating in a pan-Atlantic research initiative to improve the health and welfare of cultured Atlantic salmon using genomic and other biotechnologies. The project will equip the Atlantic salmon aquaculture industry with the information and tools needed to develop more disease-resistant broodstock and improved vaccines, which will result in a more robust industry. The announcement was made today at Memorial University (MUN) in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, where the project will be led.  MUN News Release

Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 13:13

AVC’s big reunion celebration is almost here! On Friday, July 14, Dean Greg Keefe will host an All-Year’s Reunion at 7:00 pm, in The McCain Foundation Learning Commons. Two classes are celebrating milestones—the Class of 1992 its 25th anniversary at the All-Years’ Reunion, and, on Monday, July 17, the Class of 2007 its ten-year anniversary in the Commons at 5 p.m. 

Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 13:03

AVC celebrated the contributions of its faculty and staff at the College's annual ice cream social on June 29.

Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 10:04

 Dr. Etienne Côté, professor of cardiology at AVC, was named 2017 Continuing Educator of the Year--Small Animal during the 89th Western Veterinary Conference in March.

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 14:04

In May, Kenya moves into the cool season, but the activity level was anything but cool this past May for those involved in the Queen Elizabeth Scholar (QES) program.  

Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 12:51

In July of this year, the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association will hold its annual conference on PEI, and AVC is proud to be part of this great event. During the conference, the College will host an All-Years Alumni Reunion on Friday, July 14, at 7 p.m., in The McCain Foundation Learning Commons.

Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 07:24

Did you know that bats are the only mammals that fly, and eat about 500 mosquitoes in an evening meal? Learn more about these important animals with Jordi Segers, of the Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative, at AVC on Tuesday, June 13, at 7 pm. 
 

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 12:38

The AVC Wildlife Service released a beautiful barred owl on Tuesday, April 25, at Macphail Woods in Orwell, PEI. 

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 10:35

UPEI’s Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) is proud to partner with the Prince Edward Island BioAlliance and the Fish Health Section of the American Fisheries Society (FHS) to co-host the eighth International Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health (ISAAH 2018). The 2018 event will be held at the Prince Edward Island Convention Centre from September 2 to 6 in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

Friday, March 31, 2017 - 12:34

For Dr. Martha Mellish, “it’s all horses all the time.”
A member of AVC’s Class of 2005, Dr. Mellish recently joined the Atlantic Veterinary College as an assistant professor in the College’s Ambulatory Equine Service (AES), responsible for teaching veterinary students, and providing veterinary and theriogenology services to AES clients.

Friday, March 31, 2017 - 06:13

Three years ago, Dr. Etienne Côté, professor of cardiology at AVC, was asked to co-edit the eighth edition of the Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, widely recognized as the most authoritative textbook for small animal internal medicine.

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 10:32

By: Dr. John VanLeeuwen, Atlantic Veterinary College, UPEI
The 2017 Farmers Helping Farmers-AVC three-week senior veterinary student course in Kenya was a resounding success. Over 500 smallholder dairy farmers received education and services in cattle health management; over 650 animals were given individual treatments or health management interventions; and another 130 animals were treated for identified health concerns.

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 06:15

Dr. Alfonso López, professor emeritus, and Dr. Shannon Martinson, assistant professor, AVC’s Department of Pathology and Microbiology, are authors of a chapter in the recently published sixth edition of Pathologic Basis of Veterinary Disease.

Friday, March 17, 2017 - 06:46

It's still winter, but that doesn't mean that ticks are still asleep. March is Tick Awareness Month. Check out Dr. Marti Hopson's CBC Pets and People column about ticks and Lyme Disease!

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