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Vetavision 2012 memorable for visitors

October 12th, 2012

Warm fall weather, animals, interactive displays and enthusiastic veterinary students combined to make this year’s Vetavision a memorable experience for the thousands of people who visited the Western College of Veterinary Medicine’s open house from September 20 to 23. “Many people loved all of the demonstrations and speakers throughout the four days. When people arrived, they would ask right away …

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Dr. Greg Starrak

Specialist returns to WCVM roots

Thirty-one years after graduating from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM), Dr. Gregory Starrak is glad to be back as a new addition to the veterinary college’s faculty. “I always wanted to come back here,” says Starrak, who joined the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences as an associate professor of medical imaging in early April 2012. “The profession …

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WCVM students journey beyond borders

Veterinarians Without Borders/Vétérinaires sans Frontières (VWB/VSF – Canada) has selected six students from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine to be part of its 12-member student program for 2012. This summer, WCVM students Colin Taylor, Rebecca Jackson, Graham Ellingsen, Andrea Pellegrino, Morgan Findlay and Steve Kruzeniski will travel to Asia, South America and Africa as volunteers for the global veterinary …

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Clinics deliver animal health services

It was a conversation with Saskatchewan’s former Lieutenant Governor, Dr. Linda Haverstock, that prompted Dr. Lesley Sawa to organize the first Team North spay/neuter clinic in 2005. “We were talking about the dog problem in the North, and she kind of challenged me by asking why Saskatchewan veterinarians weren’t doing anything about it. That got me thinking about what we …

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