Texas Tech Veterinary School welcomes Purina Nutrition Center
New center will help the college teach its students the importance of optimal nutrition
Texas Tech University School of Veterinary Medicine in Amarillo celebrated the opening of the Purina Nutrition Center. Located in the west wing, the new center will give students the chance to experience pet food options to help them understand the importance of their patients receiving optimal nutrition.
“Optimal nutrition is so important to health,” said Guy Loneragan, dean of the School of Veterinary Medicine, in an organizational release. “We are so very thankful for the generosity of Purina. The Purina Nutrition Center allows us to provide even greater level of excellence of care at our School. It also serves as an important educational asset for our students as they learn various nutritional strategies in disease management and health promotion.”
According to the release,1 the Purina Nutrition Center will have a plethora of pet-food organizers and dispensers to hold enough products to support the needs of the school. Within the school, this center will help advance optimal nutrition for dogs and cats being treated on the campus.
“Nutrition is a fundamental part of pet health, for healthy pets and pets needing veterinary care,” said Lauren Stump, veterinary communications manager at Purina, in the release. “At Purina, we believe nutrition education is a critical piece of the training necessary to provide that care. The partnership between Purina and Texas Tech highlights the school’s commitment to the nutrition education of their students and the nutrition knowledge of future veterinarians. This resource will enable students and faculty to experience and learn about high-quality pet nutrition through a state-of-the-art center and educational tool.”
Purina Nutrition Center Opens at Texas Tech Vet School. News release. Texas Tech University. November 16, 2022. Accessed November 16, 2022.