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Focus on quality care, balance breeds success

December 12th, 2014

Since I was eight years old, surrounded by barn cats, being a vet was all I wanted to be.” Making the 2014 W100 ranking of Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs—a list put together by the editors of PROFIT and Chatelaine magazines— illustrates that Dr. Wendy McClelland, founder and co-owner of Vets To Go, made a wise career choice. To make that …

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Dr. Wendy McClelland (WCVM '02), founder and co-owner of Vets To Go. Submitted photo.
Dr. Sarah Boston and her dog Rumble. Photo: Krystle Radlinski, Verve Photography.

WCVM grad’s book recounts cancer battle

Dr. Sarah Boston, a graduate of the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM), returned to her former hometown of Saskatoon and her alma mater to talk about her new book — Lucky Dog: How Being a Veterinarian Saved My Life. Saskatoon’s McNally Robinson Bookstore hosted Boston’s public book reading and signing on June 26. Boston also gave a talk at the …

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Veterinary medicine a family passion

“Veterinary medicine is a passion for me: my work makes my life whole and gives me purpose,” says Dr. Eiltie (Elly) Holowaychuk. “I like nothing better than making a client’s day – having that miracle that we’re always looking for actually happen.” That passion along with a firm belief in hard work has been the driving force behind the career …

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WCVM graduate earns animal welfare award

Dr. Carol Morgan’s (WCVM ’88) efforts to improve the lives of animals have stemmed from an interest that’s been a part of her life as long as she can remember. “I remember always being interested in animals and always wanting to be around them,” says Morgan, a veterinarian based in Victoria, B.C. “I think that I was just born this …

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