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Camp promotes healthy habits

June 27th, 2014

Over 110 elementary students got a healthy start to their day when they visited the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) for the One Health Healthy Food Camp on June 10. Students in Grades 4, 5 and 6 at Saskatoon’s Brunskill and Greystone Heights Schools attended the morning camp that included four stations filled with information, games and hands-on activities. …

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Dr. Colleen Dell's therapy dog Annabelle shows off her skateboarding skills during the One Health Kids Camp. Photos: Sarah Figley.
Dr. Lynn Weber (centre) with graduate student Jennifer Briens (left) and research associate Kyla Zatti hold three of the cats that will participate in the WCVM nutrition study. Photo: Kris Foster.

Cats join WCVM nutrition study

They won’t be walking around the Bowl like the pack of beagles did over the last few years, but a group of cats are joining a nutrition study similar to the one that made the dogs famous at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S). The beagles that the campus community was so fond of seeing were part of a …

December 02nd, 2013 Full story »

Beagles eating

Bye-bye beagles

Lynn Weber sent out a simple email in mid-November asking if anyone was interested in adopting a beagle. What she was unprepared for was the overwhelming response. “It went viral,” said the associate professor in the Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences. “I started getting emails from Alberta, Ontario, everywhere. Let’s just say that I had so many phone calls and …

December 10th, 2012 Full story »

Beagles eating pet food

Scientists cook up pea-based dog food

University of Saskatchewan researchers who are cooking up new ways to enhance the health benefits of peas in dry dog food have received more than $107,000 in research support from Saskatchewan’s Agriculture Development Fund (ADF). Dr. Lynn Weber of the Western College of Veterinary Medicine and Dr. Murray Drew of the College of Agriculture and Bioresources are co-investigators on the …

March 09th, 2011 Full story »