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Oxilia.ca: New online recruitment platform

Launch of the new locum online recruitment platform Oxilia.ca serving the Canadian veterinary community.

Two OVC researchers participate in an international research project on growing microbial resistance to drugs

Patrick Boerlin and Scott Weese, both pathobiology professors at the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC), will receive funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to look at the risks of infections from animals and how people can avoid disease.

Lucia Pollice to succeed retiring president Denis Huard, at the helm of CDMV

CDMV recently announced the retirement of its long-time president, Denis Huard, and the appointment of Lucia Pollice, who is currently Vice President of Sales, Customer Service and Business Development, as its new President and CEO, effective February 20, 2017.

Dr. Jean-Pierre Vaillancourt inducted into France's prestigious Académie nationale de médecine

Université de Montréal professor of veterinary medicine, Jean-Pierre Vaillancourt, DVM, MSc, PhD, was recently elected foreign corresponding member of France's Académie nationale de médecine, of which he had been a member since June 2016.

The Canadian Animal Health Institute (CAHI) promotes preventive veterinary care with a pilot outreach campaign

Veterinarians are encouraged to help spread the word about the positive impact of preventive care on pets' quality of life by sharing the Canadian Animal Health Institute's (CAHI) campaign message (#pettovet) between January 1 and 31, 2017.

Veterinary clinics play a key role in Grey Bruce public health tick surveillance network

Grey Bruce area veterinary clinics join forces with the local public health unit as part of its tick surveillance network.

Equine Foundation of Canada makes major donation of $127,000 to the Atlantic Veterinary College

The Equine Foundation of Canada (EFC) has generously provided the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) with $127,000 for state-of-the-art equipment used to diagnose and treat lameness, cardiovascular, and gastrointestinal conditions in horses.

Dr. Chris Clark is the newest recipient of the WCVM Master Teacher Award

Dr. Chris Clark receives University of Saskatchewan's top teaching prize.

Practical tips and tools to prepare your clients for pet ownership

Watch our exclusive interview with Dr. Jason Coe, creator of BeforeYouGetaPet.com, a unique website dedicated to providing pet owners with the resources they need to ensure a successful and lasting relationship with their new pet.

CanWest Shinny Hockey Game to raise funds for Tails of hope

Dr. Cathy Kerr recruits two all-stars teams in support of Tails of Help.