Friday, December 22, 2017 - 04:48

For the first time, the Atlantic Veterinary College has hired a wellness facilitator. Sapphire MacPhee has a bachelor’s degree in social work from Dalhousie University and has worked in the areas of preventing problem gambling and family violence. She is very interested in health and wellness and is currently working on a certificate in this field.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 11:42

Christmas came early for Larry and Lisa Walsh, of Second North River, New Brunswick, when their dog, Lupina, recovered the use of her legs after suffering a severe neck injury seven weeks ago.

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 10:44

Clients of AVC’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH) got a “behind-the-scenes” look at some of the specialty services offered by the hospital earlier this month, including dentistry, oncology, theriogenology, and CT scanner technology, during the College’s second annual Client Appreciation Reception.

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 10:33

Congratulations to Zoe Grutzner, AVC Animal Resources, on winning the 14th annual Lab Products Technician Award for Canada from the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS). This award provides a deserving animal care technician from each of the eight AALAS districts and Canada with the opportunity to attend their first AALAS national meeting. Zoe received her award at the national AALAS meeting in Austin, Texas, in October.

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 09:59

After spending a month at AVC’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital, a northern saw-whet owl was released into the woods in southern Kings County in late October.

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 09:47

Dr. Basil Ikede, retired professor and chair, AVC Department of Pathology and Microbiology, contributed to the 11th edition of Veterinary Medicine: A Textbook of the Diseases of Cattle, Horses, Sheep, Pigs and Goats, published recently by Elsevier. 

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 06:31

Dr. Ian Gardner, a professor of epidemiology and Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Aquatic Epidemiology at UPEI’s Atlantic Veterinary College, is being honoured with the prestigious Calvin W. Schwabe Award for lifetime achievement in veterinary epidemiology and preventive medicine.

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 07:59

The Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) has honoured the Jewell family and Jewell Dale Farm Inc., of Meadowbank, PEI, with the 2017 Honourable Eugene F. Whelan Green Hat Award for their contributions to the College and veterinary medicine.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 11:26

Eminent animal welfare scientist Professor David Mellor, University of Massey, New Zealand, will give a public lecture at the Atlantic Veterinary College on Tuesday, October 17, at 7 p.m.

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 12:44

The Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative (CWHC) released today a report on the deaths of North Atlantic right whales (NARWs) in the Gulf of St. Lawrence this past summer.

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.   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.

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