University of Saskatchewan

Western College of Veterinary Medicine

The College: Facts and Figures

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS  

Undergraduate students (2011-12)

 311

First-year enrolment by province (2011-12)

 

British Columbia

 20

Alberta

 21

Saskatchewan

 20

Manitoba

 15

Other

 3
   

GRADUATE STUDENTS

 

Graduate Students (2011-12)

 132
   
Clinical Specialty Programs  

Large animal internal medicine

 

Small animal internal medicine

 

Large animal surgery

 

Small animal surgery

 

Veterinary clinical pathology

 

Anesthesiology

 

Medical imaging

 

Theriogenology

 

Exotics and wildlife

 

Veterinary pathology

 
   

Graduate Programs

 

Veterinary Microbiology

 

Veterinary Biomedical sciences

 

Master of Public Health

 

Toxicology

 

Veterinary Pathology

 
   

WCVM EMPLOYEES

 

Faculty members (full time equivalent)

 78.5

Clinical associates

 

Interns

 

Staff

 
   

DEPARTMENTS AND UNITS

 

Large Animal Clinical Sciences

 

Small Animal Clinical Sciences

 

Veterinary Biomedical Sciences

 

Veterinary Medical Centre

 

Veterinary Pathology

 

Veterinary Microbiology

 

Animal Care Unit

 

Goodale Research Farm

 
   

FACILITIES

 

Veterinary Medical Centre

 

Food Animal Teaching Centre

 

Videoconference Centre

 

Computed Tomography (CT) Unit

 

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Radiation Therapy Centre

 

Goodale Research Farm (including specialized livestock handling facilities)

 

WCVM Research Wing

 

Diagnostic Wing

 

Animal Care Unit

 

Nuclear scintigraphy unit

 
   

ACCREDITATION

 

 American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)

 American Animal Hospitals Association (AAHA)

 

 

EXTERNAL RESEARCH FUNDING

 

          Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

          Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI)

          Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF)

          Alberta Agriculture Research Institute (AARI)

          Saskatchewan Agriculture Development Fund

          Morris Animal Foundation

 

 

INTERNAL RESEARCH FUNDS

 

          Companion Animal Health Fund (CAHF)

          Equine Health Research Fund (EHRF)

          Wildlife Health Fund (WHF)

          Research Trust Fund

          Cecil E. Doige Fund

          Graduate Student Enhancement Fund

 

 
CLINICAL SPECIALITIES AVAILABLE AT WCVM  

           Veterinary ophthalmology

           Veterinary dentistry

           Small animal surgery

           Small animal medicine

           Large animal surgery

           Large animal medicine

           Anesthesiology

           Veterinary medical oncology

           Veterinary radiation oncology

           Equine health

           Bovine health

 

 

AFFILIATED ORGANIZATIONS

 

            Vaccine and Infectious Diseases Organization (VIDO)

            U of S Toxicology Centre

            U of S School of Public Health

            Prairie Swine Centre

            Canadian Cooperative Wildlife Health Centre (CCWHC)

 

 
Small Animal Clinic reception area