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Vet Topics (Winter 2018) now online

January 26th, 2018

The Winter 2018 issue of Vet Topics is now available online. Click here to download a PDF version of the issue that includes the following stories: Rapid radiation: RapidArc is state-of-the-art radiation technology that is transforming cancer treatment for pets at the WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre. Radiation therapy buys time for beloved pet: Scott Vosper brought his Siberian husky Koda to the WCVM …

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Rachel Bloomfield, radiation
Dr. Lesley Zwicker

Teamwork important for WCVM radiologist

Perseverance and dedication have led Dr. Lesley Zwicker to her role as the newest board-certified radiologist at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM). Zwicker has faced a long journey to get to this point – earning diplomate certification by the American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR) is a three-year process, which requires intensive studying and testing to meet the …

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CAHF funds support AMR research

Funding received from the Companion Animal Health Fund (CAHF) has become a cornerstone of support for Dr. Joe Rubin’s research into antimicrobial resistance. This research area has broad implications for both human and animal health. The rise of antimicrobial resistance – in which commonly-used drugs to treat bacterial infections no longer work – is influencing the way veterinarians and human …

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