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Vet Topics (Summer 2018) now online

August 17th, 2018

The Summer 2018 issue of Vet Topics is now available online. Click here to download a PDF version of the issue that includes the following stories: Eye-catching research: Marina Leis and her team at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) has been investigating the bacterial community found on the surface of dogs’ eyes. This groundbreaking research recently earned international …

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Dr. Jiaying Ng
Dr. Kevin Cosford

Keep pot away from pets

Sleepiness, lethargy, a “drunken” stupor – these signs are no laughing matter when it comes to marijuana and your pets. If you suspect your pet has ingested marijuana, whether in the form of an “edible” or the plant itself, it’s important to be upfront with your veterinarian about what has happened. This will allow them to avoid more extensive — …

April 03rd, 2018 Full story »

Rachel Bloomfield, radiation

Vet Topics (Winter 2018) now online

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 …

January 26th, 2018 Full story »

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 …

December 07th, 2017 Full story »