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A gift to last

May 28th, 2019

The Companion Animal Health Fund (CAHF), a veterinary research fund at the University of Saskatchewan, has received a significant legacy gift from the estate of Dr. Michael Powell, a beloved small animal veterinarian who served the Saskatoon community for 35 years. The final value of Powell’s gift is estimated to be over $800,000. “Words are just not adequate to really …

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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 »

Dr. Candace Grier-Lowe

Vet Topics (Winter 2012) now online

The Winter 2012 issue of Vet Topics — news publication for the WCVM’s Companion Animal Health Fund — is now available online. Click here to view Vet Topics. This issue’s highlights include: • A Splash of Prevention: WCVM assistant professor Dr. Candace Grier-Lowe investigated the effectiveness of a water additive in reducing plaque and calculus in pets’ mouths. • Anything …

November 24th, 2011 Full story »

Vet Topics (Summer 2011) now online

The Summer 2011 issue of Vet Topics — news publication for the WCVM’s Companion Animal Health Fund — is now available online. Click here to download the newsletter. This issue’s highlights include: • Scientists Get Paws on Pet Research: Eight research teams dig into pet health research projects at the WCVM after the CAHF targets more than $75,000 to this year’s projects. …

August 19th, 2011 Full story »

Vet Topics (Winter 2011) now online

The Winter 2011 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 Winter 2011 issue of Vet Topics: • Dogs Key to Understanding Congenital Disease in Humans: A unique muscle disorder not previously seen in Labrador retrievers is helping human researchers …

January 12th, 2011 Full story »