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    VET fresh approach to continuing education

    Veterinary professionals across Canada have a new option for gaining low-cost, high-quality continuing education.  More »

    Rabbit dental health ever-growing concern

    Laura Driver knew something was wrong with her lionhead rabbit Twix, but what she didn’t know was that her pet was critically ill from a dental problem.  More »

    Animal nutrition expert joins WCVM

    Tammy Owens jokes that she has almost enough cats at home – seven – to run a valid feeding study, something entirely appropriate for someone who specializes in animal nutrition at the West  More »

    EHV-1 case dies of other health issues

    A Saskatoon-area horse that was diagnosed with the neurologic form of equine herpes virus 1 (EHV-1) has been humanely euthanized after developing other health issues.  More »

    Key facts about equine herpes virus

    During an EHV outbreak, knowledge and awareness are powerful tools in controlling the spread of the virus among horse populations.  More »

    Beef the “loyal lifesaver”

    If Beef was a human being, he’d likely be getting a letter of recognition from Canadian Blood Services.  More »

    EHV-1 confirmed in horses near Saskatoon

    Equine herpes virus 1 (EHV-1) has been confirmed in two horses with neurologic disease being boarded at a stable near Saskatoon.  More »

    Intensive care gives Angus a new life

    It was an early morning in August when Tyrone Kennedy-Bush of Kindersley, Sask., let his three dogs out for the day.  More »

    Stem cells could speed equine healing

    A team of researchers at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) is investigating the potential use of stem cells — an exciting new area of veterinary medicine — on wound he  More »

    When pigs fly

    Growing up on a farm, Carolyn Cartwright, a registered veterinary technologist and lead hand of specialties at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM), spent a lot of time around animals, es  More »