Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 11:43

A team of AVC researchers, led by Dr. Javier Sanchez, associate professor of epidemiology, is investigating antibiotic resistance in cows at the genetic level.

Thursday, December 22, 2016 - 05:49

The Nichola K.S. Goddard Foundation has donated a total of $25,000 to the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) for the College’s cardiology service.

Monday, December 12, 2016 - 06:18

The Government of Canada recently announced more than 200 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs at 48 postsecondary institutions across the country. Among the honourees was Dr. Sophie St-Hilaire, who begins her second, five-year term as UPEI’s Canada Research Chair in Integrated Health Research for Sustainable Aquaculture. 

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 07:59

The Equine Foundation of Canada (EFC) has generously provided AVC with $127,000 for state-of-the-art equipment used to diagnose and treat lameness, cardiovascular, and gastrointestinal conditions in horses.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 07:44

AVC’s first annual Client Appreciation Reception, held earlier this month, was a resounding success! About 85 clients of the College’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH) attended as well as AVC faculty, staff, and students.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 07:16

Dr. Hugh Whitney, retired chief veterinary officer for Newfoundland and Labrador, was recently honoured by the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) with its 2015 Atlantic Award of Excellence in Veterinary Medicine and Animal Care.

Friday, November 25, 2016 - 11:57

The Atlantic Veterinary College will host a public workshop on Tuesday, November 29, at 7 p.m. 

Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 13:09

The Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) honoured the late Dr. Brian Hill, a founding faculty member, with the 2016 Honourable Eugene F. Whelan Green Hat Award for his contributions to the early development of the College.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 09:55

Scientists at the University of Prince Edward Island and Memorial University of Newfoundland are partnering with industry partner EWOS/Cargill to develop new therapeutic diets for farmed Atlantic salmon. 

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 05:34

A juvenile eagle was released in Grand River, PEI, on Wednesday, September 28, after a year-long journey back to health.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 08:26

AVC's 2016 Open House on Saturday, September 24, was a great success, attracting about 2,800 people of all ages. 

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 12:30

The welfare of sheep is the focus of the Atlantic Veterinary College’s 2016 Animal Welfare in Practice conference from September 30 to October 1. 

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). 


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