Friday, February 26, 2016 - 06:09

Dr. Aimie Doyle (Class of 2000), a large animal surgical specialist at AVC, is featured on the National Geographic Wild docu-reality show, Dr. Oakley, Yukon Vet, when it opens for its third season on March 19.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 06:09

AVC’s Diagnostic Services Unit has received funding from Agriculture and Agri-Food to develop new diagnostic tests that are more effective, more sensitive, and less expensive for detecting bovine and swine viruses.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 11:27

Starting on February 23, AVC's Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Centre  will launch a new webinar series that will provide continuing education (CE) credits to veterinarians and animal health technicians.

Friday, January 22, 2016 - 06:57

Dr. Anne Muckle, an associate professor of bacteriology at AVC, has been awarded the Student American Veterinary Medical Association’s (SAVMA) 2016 Community Outreach and Education Award for her dedication to teaching and to her students.

Tuesday, December 22, 2015 - 06:19

For the past ten years, teams of veterinarians and veterinary students from the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at UPEI have been heading north to give free veterinary care to animals in remote communities in Canada's North through the Chinook Project.

Friday, December 18, 2015 - 04:54

Dr. Ian Dohoo, professor emeritus of epidemiology at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at UPEI, has been recognized by his peers for his contributions to the field of epidemiology through the commissioning of a portrait.
Unveiled at a recent celebration at AVC, the portrait depicts Dohoo relaxing at his home on Prince Edward Island. Painted by Grazyna Adamska-Jarecka, of Guelph, Ontario, it will hang in the AVC Department of Health Management, Dohoo’s academic department.

Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 10:55

Dr. Etienne Côté of the Atlantic Veterinary College celebrated his 3M national teaching fellowship with a four-day teaching retreat at the Banff Springs Hotel this month. 

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - 12:51

Two veterinary epidemiologists from the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) recently received prestigious international awards from the International Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics (ISVEE).
The ISVEE presented Dr. Ian Dohoo, professor emeritus of epidemiology at AVC, with the inaugural Roger Morris ISVEE Award for extraordinary lifetime achievement and Dr. Charles Caraguel, a former graduate student at AVC, with the first ISVEE Emerging Scientist Award at its annual meeting in Mexico in November.

 

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 06:57

Dr. Dan Hurnik, professor of swine health management at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC), has been honoured by the P.E.I. Veterinary Medical Association (PEIVMA) with the 2015 Prince Edward Island Veterinary Leadership Award.

Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 05:18

Dr. Heather Gunn-McQuillan, Director of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Atlantic Veterinary College at UPEI, will give a community workshop titled “The Dollars and Sense of Pet Ownership” on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 7:00 pm in AVC’s Lecture Theatre A.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 11:30

The Atlantic Veterinary College presented its 2015 Honourable Eugene F. Whelan Green Hat Award on Friday, October 2, to the trustees of the Christofor Foundation for their long-standing support of the Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Centre.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 08:31

On Wednesday, September 30, Dr. Greg Keefe, Dean of the Atlantic Veterinary College, was pleased to host the Honourable Alan McIsaac, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, and John Jamieson, deputy minister. 

Friday, October 2, 2015 - 08:52

A beautiful bald eagle is free again after spending most of the summer recovering from illness. The Atlantic Veterinary College’s wildlife service released the mature bald eagle at the Brudenell Campground and Trail Rides in eastern PEI on Tuesday, September 29. 

Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 08:43

The Atlantic Veterinary College at UPEI opened its doors to the public on Saturday, September 26, welcoming up to 2,800 people to its 27th annual Open House.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 06:37

A fall tradition that dates back to 1988 will continue this September as students at the Atlantic Veterinary College open the doors for AVC Open House. The free family-friendly event will be held on Saturday, September 26, from 10 am to 2 pm. 

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 07:47

Dr. Gemma Pearson, Equine Behaviour Service, Dick Vet Equine Hospital, University of Edinburgh, will give a public lecture, “Demystifying the horse whisperer—how horses really learn,” on Friday, September 18, at 7 p.m., in the Alex H. MacKinnon Auditorium, Don and Marion McDougall Hall, UPEI.

Monday, August 31, 2015 - 10:47

The AVC community welcomed the Class of 2019 on Friday, August 28, at the College’s annual AVC-CVMA Blue Coat Ceremony.

Friday, June 26, 2015 - 04:55

Dr. Ian Dohoo, professor emeritus of epidemiology at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at UPEI, was honoured recently with an honorary doctorate in veterinary medicine by the University of Helsinki in Finland.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 12:06

The University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) has been awarded $500,000 from the new federal Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships program for a project that aims to improve the nutrition, food security, and livelihoods of smallholder dairy farmers in central Kenya.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 05:29

The Atlantic Veterinary College's (AVC) Regional Diagnostic Virology Services (RDVS) Laboratory and the Toxicology and Analytical Services (TAS) Laboratory have achieved ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation with the Standards Council of Canada (SCC). 'ISO-17025 accreditation demonstrates to the world that we are operating under globally recognized standards,' says Elizabeth...

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