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One lucky kitty

July 13th, 2020

Eight months ago, luck had run out for a severely injured kitten found crawling outside a group home in Nipawin, Sask. When Lori Kott heard a meowing outside the group home’s window, she found a helpless and weak kitten with a badly injured hind leg. The local resident took the kitten to the town’s local veterinary clinic for help. Christened …

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Vet Topics (Summer 2020) now online

The Summer 2020 issue of Vet Topics is now available online. Download the PDF. This issue includes the following stories: Top award for Takada: Dr. Kanae Takada, a WCVM resident and graduate student is the first recipient of the Dr. Michael Powell Award of Excellence. CAHF tuition awards: Seven WCVM graduate students have received annual tuition support from the college’s …

July 12th, 2020 Full story »

Les and Irene Dubé

‘Good samaritans’ give $1 million to animal care fund

Leslie (Les) and Irene Dubé will have an enduring effect on the lives of many pets and people, thanks to their gift of $1 million to the Good Samaritan Fund at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM). “We thought we would be there to try and help change [the lives of] as many of those loving pets as possible,” …

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