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    WCVM teaching hospital's humble roots

    As Western Canada’s new veterinary college came to life in the mid-1960s, a critical consideration was ensuring that future veterinary students had exposure to hands-on clinical experience with   More »

    Fund helps to relieve therapy cat's pain

    Since Clijsters and her feline partner Stosur have come to live at Mark and Karlinda Weiderick’s home near Outlook, Sask., the two young cats have transformed the life of the couple’s nine  More »

    Brain tumour study depends on dogs

    A University of Saskatchewan cancer research study gives new meaning to dogs being “man’s best friend.”  More »

    Understanding horse insurance

    Although many horses in Western Canada have high performance, breeding and emotional value in the eyes of their owners, few of the animals are covered under an equine insurance policy.  More »

    Clifford the horse beats colitis challenge

    When Kylie Couture went out one snowy December morning on her family’s Debden-area acreage, Clifford — her 17-year-old Morgan cross gelding — didn’t come in for breakfast.  More »

    Vets treat stallion for uncommon disease

    On a warm day in mid-September 2014, Cora Hohenberg noticed that one of her family’s Gypsy stallions, Black Forest William, was down and looking distressed.  More »

    Linear accelerator condenses therapy for pets

    Radiation therapy used to mean that a pet diagnosed with cancer had to undergo 15 to 20 radiation treatments over several weeks at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine’s (WCVM) radiation o  More »

    Pets get physical

    In the basement of the Small Animal Clinic in the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM), Dr. Romany Pinto is working with Kaibo, a brown toy poodle with hip and knee problems.   More »

    Horse survives after stick impales chest

    Watch a video of Tuffy with WCVM professor Dr. Fernando Marqués at the WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre.  More »

    How Joey got his bounce back

    Linda Jensen knew it was bad news when her veterinarian called her on a Sunday night.  More »