Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 07:00

Canadians for Health Research (CHR) have named Dr. Andrew Tasker its Researcher of the Month. 

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 08:17

Researchers at UPEI's Atlantic Veterinary College will receive a $2.5 million grant to support scientific research aimed at preventing and treating illness in Atlantic salmon. The grant is part of a new partnership between Dalhousie University in Halifax, UPEI, and Memorial University in Newfoundland called the Ocean Frontier Institute.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 13:23

AVC recently received funding from the Government of Canada for new equipment for its equine and virology services. The equine equipment, like the 4-K arthroscopic system shown above, aids in the diagnosis and treatment of lameness, cardiovascular, and gastrointestinal conditions in horses.  AVC is the only veterinary school in Canada to have a 4-K arthroscope.  As well, AVC’s regional diagnostic virology unit purchased innovative diagnostic tools designed to increase animal health within the cattle and hog industry.

Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 07:57

After a month in the care of the Atlantic Veterinary College’s Wildlife Service, a juvenile bald eagle was released on August 5, near Bangor, PEI.

Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 11:26

Alison Reindel, a fourth-year student at UPEI’s Atlantic Veterinary College, has been selected to present a research poster at the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) annual conference in Denver, Colorado, on November 2, 2016. 

Friday, July 8, 2016 - 08:00

Dr. Larry Hammell, Professor and Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Research at the Atlantic Veterinary College, has been honoured with the 2016 Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) Merck Veterinary Award for his contributions to aquatic animal health and aquaculture industry. Dr. Hammell received the award on July 7 during the CVMA’s 2016 annual conference in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Congratulations, Dr. Hammell!

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 06:18

The University of Prince Edward Island named two of its distinguished faculty members as the recipients of the Jeanne and J.-Louis Lévesque Research Professorships in Nutrisciences and Health.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 07:58

Denise Happ, a master’s student at UPEI’s Atlantic Veterinary College, has been awarded a prestigious and highly competitive fellowship from Denmark’s Aarhus University (AU). 

Friday, May 27, 2016 - 07:00

Dr. Ian Gardner, Canada Excellence Research Chair in Aquatic Epidemiology at UPEI, has been honoured by the University of California Davis (UC Davis) School of Veterinary Medicine with a 2016 Alumni Achievement Award for his outstanding contributions to veterinary epidemiology.

Friday, May 27, 2016 - 06:54

AVC faculty and staff were rewarded for their achievements and dedication at two events held at UPEI recently.

Friday, May 27, 2016 - 06:27

The Atlantic Veterinary College’s 2016 Graduate Studies and Research Days (GS&R Days) concluded on Friday, May 13, with the presentation of awards to participating graduate students and post-doctoral fellows. 

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 12:36

Dr. Frederick Kibenge, Chair of the Department of Pathology and Microbiology at AVC, has published his first book, Aquaculture Virology. Co-edited by Dr. Marcos Godoy, Center for Applied Biological Research (CIBA) in Chile, the book examines the main virus families and diseases relevant to aquaculture. 

Friday, May 20, 2016 - 08:59

The Atlantic Veterinary College has honoured its founding dean, Dr. Reginald G. Thomson (1934-2002), by naming the dean’s office boardroom the Dean R.G. Thomson Boardroom.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 09:23

The Atlantic Veterinary College at UPEI will celebrate the achievements of its graduate students and researchers at its 24th annual Graduate Studies and Research Days (GS&R Days) event on Thursday, May 12, and Friday, May 13, in Lecture Theatre A.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 13:39

The fifteenth annual meeting of the Canadian Animal Health Laboratorians Network (CAHLN) will be held at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at the University of Prince Edward Island from June 5-8, 2016. 

Friday, April 15, 2016 - 06:59

Dr. Andrew Tasker, professor of neuropharmacology at UPEI’s Atlantic Veterinary College, has been awarded an honorary professorship at Aarhus University (AU) in Denmark.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 05:31

Dr. Kathy Ling, AVC Community Practice Clinic, will give a public workshop on Tuesday, April 26, at 7 p.m., about basic first aid for pets in AVC Lecture Theatre A.

Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 13:28

On Wednesday, April 13, Fiep de Bie, AVC Wildlife Technician, will present “Giving Wings to Wildlife: Wildlife Care at AVC” in Lecture Theatre A at 12:30 pm. to mark National Wildlife Week.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 11:04

The 2016 Farmers Helping Farmers-AVC senior veterinary student trip was a resounding success, with over 600 smallholder dairy farmers receiving education and services in health management and over 550 animals individual treatments or health management interventions. Another 150 animals were treated for identified health problems.

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 06:05

Would you know what to do if a cut on your dog’s leg was bleeding badly or if your pet was having a seizure? Do you know what common household items and foods are toxic for your pet?


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