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AVC Media Releases

AVC DVM Student showing a child the teaching models
| Atlantic Veterinary College

After a four-year hiatus, the Atlantic Veterinary College’s (AVC) Open House returned on September 23, bringing smiles and tail wags to all who came.

Ryan Subject receives his blue coat from his partner, Brianna Heath
| Atlantic Veterinary College

The Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) welcomed the 69 members of the Class of 2027, and the largest cohort in the school’s history.

Photo of Enfys who took part in AVC Vet Camp
| Atlantic Veterinary College

Dr. Sarah (nee Proud) Wheeler, graduated from Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) in 2001, and now her daughter is walking in her footsteps.

Photo of the exterior of the AVC Veterinary Teaching Hospital
| Atlantic Veterinary College

In response to the ongoing veterinary shortages across the Maritimes and elsewhere, the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) Teaching Hospital posting real-time estimated wait times for the Small Animal Emergency Service to better serve their clients and patients.

Buddy the Eagle in his new home
| Atlantic Veterinary College

In October 2021, bald eagle 450 was brought to the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at the University of Prince Edward Island after it was injured in a presumed car accident. It was in critical shape, with spinal cord trauma among its injuries. Now the bird has a new life...and new fame.

Photo of Dr. Meagan Walker, veterinarian, holding her drill guide
| Atlantic Veterinary College

A second-place finish at the Three Minute Thesis competition is just the beginning for Dr. Meagan Walker, MSc, Department of Companion Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine.

Photo of Dr. Carmencita Yason
| Atlantic Veterinary College

Dr. Carmencita Yason, Diagnostic Virologist at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC), received the 2023 Laboratorian of the Year Award at the Canadian Animal Health Laboratorians Network (CAHLN) annual meeting in early June.

Stock photo by Freepik
| Atlantic Veterinary College

The Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) and the Department of Psychology in the Faculties of Arts and Science at the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) are recruiting veterinarians for a new research project.   

Dr. Carmencita Lake is a doctor of veterinary medicine alumna from the Atlantic Veterinary College.
| Atlantic Veterinary College

Recently, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) conducted a Q&A piece with Dr. Carmencita Lake, doctor of veterinary medicine alumna, Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC), University of Prince Edward Island, and CFIA veterinarian. 

The new MRI scanner arrived at AVC on Thursday, February 9. There to witness its arrival were, from left to right, Myrtle Jenkins-Smith, Dr. Greg Keefe, Dr. Heather Gunn-McQuillan, Dr. Anne Marie Carey, Honourable Catherine Callbeck, and Marven MacLean.
| Atlantic Veterinary College

The Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) was a buzz of activity this morning as a new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner was lifted by crane into the Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

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