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Companion Animal Health Research Fund

Funds propel research for pets and horses

May 27th, 2019

Have you ever wondered how veterinarians prepare tiny exotic pets for surgery or thought about how equine clinicians can help horses recover from a tendon injury? Researchers at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) are exploring these kinds of questions — thanks to the support of two research funds dedicated to the health of pets and horses. The Companion Animal …

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CAHF Research Grants: 2017-2018

Six research teams at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) have received more than $68,500 in funding to conduct vital companion animal health research in the next 12 months. Four of the research projects received funding from the WCVM Companion Animal Health Fund, while two other WCVM-administered funds — the Anka Best Friend Fund and the Olga and Constance Kaye …

June 12th, 2017 Full story »

Funds back baker’s dozen of research projects

Researchers at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) have received more than $183,000 in grants to support a baker’s dozen of vital research projects that will enhance equine and companion animal health care in Canada. “The calibre of the submitted research proposals was very high this year — making it difficult for the funds to make a final selection …

March 27th, 2012 Full story »

Dentistry canine teeth

Xylitol-based water additives: safe for pets

Xylitol, a natural sugar substitute, is added to some oral hygiene products for humans including chewing gum, toothpaste and mouthwash. With 40 per cent less calories than regular sugar, xylitol is also commonly found in human diet and baking products – advertised as safe for diabetics and other individuals with high blood glucose levels. Although it has no known toxicity …

December 05th, 2011 Full story »