University of Saskatchewan

Western College of Veterinary Medicine

The College: Mission and Strategic Directions

"The mission of the Western College of Veterinary Medicine is to provide veterinary education in Western Canada and to act as a centre of veterinary expertise and research."
Mission: To provide veterinary education

Education, the WCVM's primary function, includes:

Visit Undergraduate Program, Graduate Programs or Continuing Education for more details about the WCVM's education programs.


Mission: To act as a centre of veterinary expertise

The WCVM provides leadership and consultative services to the veterinary profession and public in:

Visit Departments, Centres and Services for more information about areas of expertise. Visit the WCVM Veterinary Teaching Hospital to learn more about the hospital's specialized services and its role as a referral centre.

Misson: To act as a centre of veterinary research

WCVM carries out vital research in veterinary and biomedical sciences in relation to food animals, companion animals, laboratory animals and wildlife. Disciplines include:

Visit Research for more information about the WCVM's research program.

Strategic Directions

The WCVM has developed a four-year integrated plan for 2008-2012 as part of the University of Saskatchewan's Integrated Planning process. For more information, visit the U of S Institutional Planning and Assessment page.


Chase Wendorff, Class of 2012