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Vet Topics (Spring 2022) now online

March 22nd, 2022

The Spring 2022 issue of Vet Topics, news publication for the veterinary college’s Companion Animal Health Fund, is now available online.  Click here to download the PDF. This issue includes the following stories: Saving Ooma Girl. After a Manitoba couple rushed their dog Ooma Giirl to the WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre (VMC), the college’s surgical team was able to perform a …

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Vet Topics (Summer 2021) now online

The Summer 2021 issue of Vet Topics is now available online. Click here to download the PDF. This issue includes the following stories: Tracking UTIs in dogs. Results from a surveillance study show that western Canadian dogs with urinary tract infections (UTIs) caused by E. coli can still be effectively treated with most antibiotic drugs — but antimicrobial resistance still warrants monitoring.  A …

July 09th, 2021 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 »

Vet Topics (Fall 2019) now online

The Fall 2019 issue of Vet Topics is now available online. Click here to download a PDF version that includes the following stories: Sights set on genetic test: A WCVM research team is working to pinpoint the genetic cause of pigmentary uveitis (PU), a painful, inherited condition that commonly affects golden retrievers. Funds propel research: This year the Companion Animal …

October 31st, 2019 Full story »

Vet Topics (Spring 2019) now online

The Spring 2019 issue of Vet Topics is now available online. Click here to download a PDF version that includes the following stories: A gift to last: The Companion Animal Health Fund (CAHF) has received a generous gift from the estate of Dr. Michael Powell, a beloved small animal veterinarian who served the Saskatoon area for 35 years. His gift will …

May 24th, 2019 Full story »

Dr. Jiaying Ng

Vet Topics (Summer 2018) now online

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 …

August 17th, 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 »

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Vet Topics (Winter 2017)

The Winter 2017 issue of Vet Topics is now available online. Click here to download a PDF version of this issue that includes the following stories: Pouncing on a protein: WCVM researchers are conducting research that may someday lead to a better treatment for inflammatory liver disease (ILD), a chronic condition in many cats. CAHF research fellows: A brief update on the fund’s …

January 07th, 2017 Full story »

Vet Topics: Winter 2015

The Winter 2015 issue of Vet Topics is now available online. Click here to download a PDF version of this issue that includes the following stories: CAHF funds pet health research teams at U of S: Scientists at the U of S have received $76,800 in research funding from the WCVM’s Companion Animal Health Fund. CAHF Supporters: Dr. Brain Gibbs (WCVM …

January 09th, 2015 Full story »

Vet Topics (Winter 2013) now online

The Winter 2013 issue of Vet Topics introduces a new look and some changes to how the Companion Animal Health Fund (CAHF) will stay in touch with its supporters. To save printing costs, the CAHF plans to limit future production of Vet Topics. Instead the fund’s stories will be distributed to supporters through a regular e-newsletter called (you guessed it!) …

January 03rd, 2013 Full story »