Vet Topics (Spring 2010) now online

CAHF Research Fellow Dr. Casey Gaunt. Photo: Debra Marshall.

The Spring 2010 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. View the Spring 2010 issue of Vet Topics.

Here’s a quick view of the stories that you’ll find inside:

• New Season of Research Begins:
The CAHF awards more than $103,000 to support 10 pet health research projects at the WCVM.

• Vector-borne Diseases on the Move: WCVM researchers are looking at the prevalence of Saskatchewan dogs’ exposure to vector-borne pathogens that cause Lyme disease, anaplasmosis and other diseases.

• A Fine Fellow: CAHF Research Fellow Dr. Casey Gaunt has packed a lot of work — including two research projects — into his three-year residency.

• Acupuncture as an Alternative: Dr. Romany Pinto brings the therapeutic power of acupuncture to patients at the WCVM Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

• Recovering Pets Find Strength in Therapy: WCVM’s rehabilitation services help pets recover from surgery or deal with arthritis.

• Top Dog: WCVM’s Dr. Sue Taylor and her husband Garry are the proud owners of Canada’s number one Retriever Field Trial Dog in 2009.

• Turning Wishes into Tools: Maria Styacko is a big fan of the Fund’s equipment “Wish List” for planning her annual CAHF donation.

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