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) is pleased to congratulate Dr. Étienne Côté, professor, Department of Companion Animals, AVC, on his election to the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS).

| Atlantic Veterinary College

When Aliyah Aglukkaq was approached by her science teacher about applying for the 2022 Dr. Tim Ogilvie Atlantic Veterinary College Vet Camp, she knew it would be an opportunity of a lifetime.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

The Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at the University of Prince Edward Island is now accepting nominations for the 2022 Honourable Eugene F. Whelan Green Hat Award.  

| Atlantic Veterinary College

Matthew Latimer and Shama Huda met Gizmo on a June day in 2014. Friends had told them about a little Shih-Tzu who was surrendered to a local rescue, and they wanted to meet him to see if he might be a good fit for their family.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

For the first time since 2019, the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) will open its doors to the public for its 32nd annual Open House.   

| Atlantic Veterinary College

The Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC), University of Prince Edward Island, is proud to congratulate Nima Morady, fourth-year doctor of veterinary medicine (DVM) student, on being awarded first place in the Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association’s (HSVMA) Compassionate Care Scholarship competition.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

The Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at the University of Prince Edward Island is pleased to congratulate Dr. Fred Kibenge, professor, Department of Pathology and Microbiology, AVC, on being named one of the 2022 Springer Nature Editorial Contribution Award recipients for his work as a section editor in the Spring Nature BMC Virology Journal 

| Atlantic Veterinary College

The Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at the University of Prince Edward Island congratulates Dr. Kathryn (Katy) Proudfoot, associate professor, Department of Health Management, and director, Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Centre, on being named the 2022 recipient of the American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) Foundation’s Scholar Award in Dairy Production.  

| Atlantic Veterinary College

The Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at the University of Prince Edward Island officially welcomed a new cohort of 68 students during the AVC-Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) Blue Coat Ceremony and Dinner on Friday, August 26.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

The Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at the University of Prince Edward Island and the Prince Edward Island Humane Society (PEIHS) have partnered on a new study that will examine how early adoption age impacts kitten health and behaviour.

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