Vet Topics (Autumn 2009) now online

The Autumn 2009 issue of Vet Topics — publication for the Western College of Veterinary Medicine’s Companion Animal Health Fund — is now online in a new, easy-to-navigate format.

Click here to view Vet Topics (Autumn 2009).

Here’s a sneak peak at what you’ll find inside this issue of Vet Topics:

Retinal Dysplasia — Gene Pursuit: Veterinary ophthalmology resident Dr. Bianca Bauer pursues one potential cause of retinal dysplasia — the most commonly inherited eye disorder in dogs.

An Impressive Research Lineup: The Companion Animal Health Fund awards $57,000 to six companion animal health studies for 2009-10.

Life on the Edge: Specialized animal health care workers tend to the seriously ill in the emergency and critical care unit at WCVM’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

Extreme Health Care for Pets: Despite the pressure, the challenges and the heartaches associated with emergency and critical care, Dr. Jennifer Ogeer can’t imagine being anywhere else.

Battling Buster’s Bulge: Can a common human dietary tool be used to control weight in pudgy pooches?

A Family Affair: Garry and Wendy Gerber, along with their dogs Hunter and Jade, are part of the Canadian Search Dog Association (CSDA) team.

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