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Dr. John Pharr

Medical imaging career demanded change

October 24th, 2013

Veterinary radiologist Dr. John Pharr has always embraced change and the opportunity to learn — and that thirst for knowledge has defined his career at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM). “Things are always changing, and that never stops,” reflects Pharr, who retired from the WCVM’s Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences on June 30. “I’ve been doing this …

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Dr. John Pharr with his two Australian shepherds, Booster (left) and Brodie. Photo: Myrna MacDonald.
Bursa, Turkey

WCVM faculty present pet research in Turkey

Two medical imaging specialists from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) travelled to Turkey to present some of their latest research at an international veterinary radiology conference in late August. The International Veterinary Radiology Association (IVRA) is a worldwide organization of veterinarians and others interested in the medical imaging of animals that meets once every three years. This year, …

December 05th, 2012 Full story »

Police dog participates in WCVM research

Utah has helped to track and capture hundreds of criminals during his career with the Winnipeg City Police. Now, the Belgian Malinois is performing another public service by taking part in research at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine and helping other dogs that are diagnosed with degenerative lumbosacral stenosis (DLSS). DLSS is a degenerative condition in large breed dogs …

December 01st, 2006 Full story »

CAHF chair heads international meeting

Veterinary medical imaging specialist Dr. John Pharr of the Western College of Veterinary Medicine was the principal organizer for the premier event of the international veterinary radiology community: the 14th triennial meeting of the International Veterinary Radiology Association (IVRA)from August 7 to 11. This was Canada’s first opportunity to host the IVRA meeting that has been held every three years …

October 26th, 2006 Full story »