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The twists and turns of research

November 07th, 2013

It’s common knowledge that no matter how well you prepare, research experiments never go perfectly according to plan. I think back to this idea as I watch a team of veterinary specialists try, for the fourth time, to unsuccessfully place a catheter into the spleen of an anesthetized dog. “It [can be] a little bit frustrating sometimes just because it’s …

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Fourth-year veterinary student Lyndsay Kong. Photo: Robyn Thrasher.

Are oxygen levels lower in aging dogs?

Equipped with a BSc in zoology, there’s no question that Lyndsay Kong has an interest in animals. Kong, a second-year veterinary student at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine(WCVM), has a passion for companion animal medicine and sees her future career heading in that direction. “I’m probably going to work in a small animal private practice when I graduate,” says …

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