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Funds back training and new research

June 16th, 2021

Two longtime research funds at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) are investing nearly $270,000 for supporting equine and companion animal health research, education and training for 2021-22. For more than 40 years, the Companion Animal Health Fund (CAHF) and Townsend Equine Health Research Fund (TEHRF) have supported pet health and horse health research, specialized training and awareness at …

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One lucky kitty

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 …

July 13th, 2020 Full story »

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 »