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Healthy dogs, healthy communities

July 17th, 2023

Over $149,000 in funding from the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF) is helping University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers from multiple disciplines provide support to Saskatchewan communities that are experiencing challenges with dogs. The SHRF-funded research project uses a One Health approach to study human-dog relationships and circumstances surrounding aggressive dog-human encounters such as dog bites. With this approach, researchers explore …

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Vet students living “a dog’s life”

Have you ever wondered what “living a dog’s life” is really like? Well, this summer three students from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine are learning first hand what living a dog’s life entails for free-roaming dogs in Puerto Natales, Chile. As volunteers with Veterinarians Without Borders/Vétérinaires Sans Frontières (VWB/VSF), Andrea Pellegrino, Graham Ellingsen and Rebecca Jackson are participating in …

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