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Purdue resident canine Finn was on site to deliver the official “ribbon chewing.” Photo by Ashli Selke
I was so lucky to be a part of an amazing moment in veterinary history earlier this month when hundreds pf Purdue alumni, students, staff, and veterinary profession “heavy hitters” were in attendance for the dedication of the David and Bonnie Brunner Purdue Veterinary Medical Hospital Complex. Also on hand for the ribbon “chewing” was one of the Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s own canine educators, Finn the Labrador. It was said this was the largest gathering of any dedication ceremony on the Purdue University Campus.
A bit about the new hospital’s namesakes. Dr. David Brunner earned his doctorate of veterinary medicine at Purdue in 1979 an...


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