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    WCVM team researches septic arthritis

    Dr. Andres Sanchez of the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) hopes to prove that a protein called serum amyloid A is a valuable tool for monitoring the healing progress while treating   More »

    Study may offer therapy for heavey horses

    Sucking air through a straw. Those are the words that many people with asthma use to describe their frightening struggle to breathe during an asthma attack.  More »

    Unique table tilts cows' world

    It’s October and veterinarian Dr. Chris Clark is looking forward to tipping cows again.  More »

    Single screw may treat acute laminitis

    It’s 2 a.m. and I’m in search of an ice machine in the physiology lab at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM).  More »

    VMC achieves double AAHA accreditation

    Once again, the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) has renewed accreditation of primary and referral hospital services at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine's Veterinary Medical Centr  More »

    Pigmentary uveitis remains a mystery

    My eyes burn and it feels like I haven’t blinked for days. I’ve been sitting for hours, sifting through case files in the records office of the Western College of Veterinary Medicine&#8217  More »

    Team explores radical therapy for Cushing’s

    This summer, Juliane Deubner gave her horse Tina a major “hair cut” so that the 21-year-old fjord mare could beat the heat.  More »

    Can your pet get sunburned?

    As summer continues, people and pets alike flock outdoors to enjoy the warm weather and sunshine. We take along sunscreen, hats, sunglasses and clothes to protect our skin from the damaging ultraviole  More »

    Ticks 101

    April showers bring May flowers … and ticks? That’s right. The increased humidity and warm weather of spring and summer provide ideal conditions for these parasites to thrive, and your pet  More »

    B.C. couple donates $300,000 to equine research

    A British Columbia couple is investing in the future of equine musculoskeletal research by donating $300,000 toward the establishment of the Mark and Pat DuMont Equine Orthopedics Research Fund at the  More »