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    Ferret adrenal disease demystified

    Adrenal disease causes ferrets to lose all of their fur, but despite their alarming appearance, these bald pets aren’t in any pain as long as their condition is properly managed.  More »

    Vaccinations for your horse

    Every horse is an individual, so please discuss your animal’s specific needs with your veterinarian  More »

    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 »

    Strategic deworming key tool in parasite control

    Spring is here and it’s time to deworm your horse again — or is it?   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 »

    Recurrent airway obstruction (RAO)

    Many horses across Canada are affected by recurrent airway obstruction (RAO), a respiratory disease that’s also known as heaves or broken wind. RAO is similar to asthma in people and horses affe  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 »