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Congratuations: Dr. Susi Cienciala, equine vet from BC, wins inaugural Dr. Carol Morgan Memorial Award!

Dr. Cienciala will use the award funds to further her studies, and help improve equine wellbeing and care by bringing the science of how horses learn to veterinary students in Canada.

Feline Anesthesia and Pain Management: A new book co-edited by Université de Montréal Associate Professor Dr. Paulo Steagall

Update your skills and enhance your confidence with this definitive, practical guide to feline anesthesia and pain management.

Meet Dr. Anne Drew, Canadian volunteer for Veterinarians Without Borders

Veterinarians without Borders (VWB) is an intra-national organization that works to promote animal and human health, long-term sustainability, and independence in communities around the world. Volunteers like Dr. Anne Drew play an important role in VWB’s work around the world. Find out about her most recent assignment working with poor farmers in Laos.

Watch our exclusive interview with Tianna Brand

Meet Tianna Brand, a Canadian who’s now Head of the Programmes Department at the World Organisation for Animal Health (OiE)

The AAHA’s new Healthy Workplace Culture Initiative kicks off with Veterinary Team Wellbeing resource

As healthcare professionals, we know that prevention is better than treatment. That’s why the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) has published a groundbreaking guide focused on the promotion of wellbeing and prevention of mental health issues amongst veterinary professionals. This is the premier publication of the AAHA’s new Healthy Workplace Culture Initiative.

The Maritimes are getting on top of ticks with a new mapping portal from Mount Allison University

Blacklegged ticks – and the Lyme disease they can carry – are spreading in New Brunswick. To help track where they are now, and to project where they will be in the future, the Mount Allison Lyme Research Network has teamed up with the Geospatial Modelling Lab to create an interactive mapping portal: The Maritime Tick Portal. Through the website, veterinarians, researchers, and the general public can keep on top of tick spread in the province.

Veterinarians Get Golden Ticket to Innovation

November 14, 2017 - Nestlé Purina PetCare Hosts Vet Education Summit on Canine Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome

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Share your skills by coaching the next generation of veterinarians at the Ontario Veterinary College

Being a veterinarian is as much about communication as it is about medicine. And the best way to learn communication is by working with coaches who have real-world experience. That’s why the Ontario Veterinary College is looking for people like you to be volunteer coaches.

STUDY RESULTS: Clinical management of flea infestations

Results of a study on the effectiveness of two isoxazolines in controlling flea populations in premises and on naturally infested dogs, presented by Dr. Michael Dryden... a.k.a. Dr. Flea.


During the 2017 CVMA Convention in Charlottetown, Prince-Edward-Island, the Mona Campbell Centre for Animal Cancer located within the premises of the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC, University of Guelph) was recognized as Practice of the Year by the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) for creating a comprehensive veterinary cancer centre serving central Canada and beyond, while offering unique clinical trial research opportunities, facilitated by the University’s Institute for Comparative Cancer Investigation.