AVC News Brief

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AVC Media Releases


| Atlantic Veterinary College

The Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI), with support from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), hosted its first NSERC Day in Veterinary Medicine on Saturday, November 26.

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The Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at the University of Prince Edward Island recently awarded Dr. Mark Fast, chair and professor, Department of Pathology and Microbiology, AVC, the 2022 Zoetis Award for Research Excellence.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

The Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at the University of Prince Edward Island recently awarded Mr. Roger Warren with the 2022 Honourable Eugene F. Whelan Green Hat Award.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

Have you met Dr. Lara Cusack, assistant professor in the Zoo, Exotics, and Wildlife Service in the Department of Companion Animals at the Atlantic Veterinary College? Spend the next few minutes getting to know her a little better.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

Have you met Fiep de Bie, wildlife technician at the Atlantic Veterinary College’s Wildlife Service? Spend the next few minutes getting to know her a little better.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

For many at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI), it is bittersweet news that bald eagle 450 (450) is ready to be transferred to his new home at Hope for Wildlife.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

As we approach the holiday season, there are several common causes for end-of-year pet emergencies. As a pet owner, it can be very scary when your animal is sick or appears to be in crisis. This fear can be compounded if you’re away from home and your regular veterinarian, or if you’re hosting visitors and experiencing common holiday stressors.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

In August, Dr. Dennis Makau (PhD ‘19) was honoured with the prestigious Wayne Martin International Symposium for Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics (ISVEE) Emerging Scientist Award at the sixteenth international symposium.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

In August, Halifax, Nova Scotia welcomed over 700 delegates from 54 countries to the International Symposium of Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics (ISVEE). Chaired by Dr. Javier Sanchez, professor, the Department of Health Management, Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC), the conference’s theme was, “Connecting animals, people, and their shared environments.”

| Atlantic Veterinary College

The Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at the University of Prince Edward Island congratulates Anam Hamza (MSc ’21), a third-year doctor of veterinary medicine (DVM) student, on two recent awards.  

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