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Vet Topics (Summer 2020) now online

July 12th, 2020

The Summer 2020 issue of Vet Topics is now available online. Download the PDF. This issue includes the following stories: Top award for Takada: Dr. Kanae Takada, a WCVM resident and graduate student is the first recipient of the Dr. Michael Powell Award of Excellence. CAHF tuition awards: Seven WCVM graduate students have received annual tuition support from the college’s …

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A homegrown success

Dr. Joe Rubin has made a mark with his research focusing on antimicrobial resistance. The CAHF funded most of his PhD research, which focused on establishing a baseline set of data to understand how common resistance is in Staphylococci bacteria in dogs, giving a better understanding of the emergence of resistance. He has continued to investigate antimicrobial resistance, including a …

June 01st, 2019 Full story »

Funds propel research for pets and horses

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 …

May 27th, 2019 Full story »

Dr. Gord Goodridge, Dr. Tawni Silver and Dr. Doug Freeman

“Santa Paws for Pets” backs pet research

For one day every December, Winnipeg veterinarian Dr. Gord Goodridge (WCVM ’75) trades in his stethoscope for a red velvet suit and plays Ol’ St. Nick at the Centennial Animal Hospital’s annual Christmas fundraiser. But while other Santa Clauses bestow their “Ho Ho Hos” on young children, Goodridge shares his lap with a variety of furry, four-legged creatures during the …

April 11th, 2012 Full story »

Grad student’s feline research earns award

Feline health research conducted by Dr. Melissa Meachem of the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) earned top marks during the 2011 American College of Veterinary Pathologists‘ (ACVP) annual meeting that was held from December 3-7 in Nashville, Tenn. Meachem, a 2008 WCVM graduate and a PhD student in the college’s Department of Veterinary Pathology, received the ACVP Young Investigator …

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