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WSAVA recognizes growing impact of human-companion animal bond through One Health certificate program

Offered free, the 20-module program covers all aspects of One Health as it relates to companion animals, led by volunteer expert lecturers in the field.

VETERINARIANS WORKING IN A DIFFERENT WORKPLACE

NATIONAL MEDICAL DIRECTOR

Employment opportunities within veterinary medicine are diverse! Through this video interview with Danny Joffe, DVM, Dipl. ABVP (Canine/Feline), CommuniVET™ is proud to shine the spotlight on a Canadian animal health professional who has chosen a different path. Learn about Dr. Joffe's experience and how he contributes to the evolving needs of veterinary medicine in his role as a National Medical Director of VCA Canada's general practices.

DISCOVER WIZOO, A NEW VETERINARY OFFICE CONCEPT

Founding president Dr. Sarah Annie Guénette launches the first of many Wizoo veterinary offices, promising pet parents more personalized services for less, and unique offerings like online prescriptions, telemedicine, and home delivery.

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CERTIFIED HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE VETERINARIAN

Employment opportunities within veterinary medicine are diverse! Through this video interview with Lianna Titcombe, DVM, CHPV, CommuniVET™ is proud to shine the spotlight on an animal health professional who has chosen a different path. Learn about Dr. Titcombe's experience and how she contributes to the evolving needs of veterinary medicine in her role as a certified hospice and palliative care veterinarian.

VETERINARIANS WORKING IN A DIFFERENT WORKPLACE

CEO OF A CANADIAN ANIMAL HEALTH PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY

Employment opportunities within veterinary medicine are diverse! Through this video interview with Ian Sandler, DVM, CommuniVET™ is proud to shine the spotlight on an animal health professional who has chosen a different path. Learn about Dr. Sandler's experience and how he contributes to the evolving needs of veterinary medicine in his role as a CEO of a canadian animal health pharmaceutical company.

VETERINARIANS WORKING IN A DIFFERENT WORKPLACE

TECHNICAL SERVICES VETERINARIAN AND VOLUNTEER

Employment opportunities within veterinary medicine are diverse! Through this video interview with Walt Ingwersen, DVM, DVSc, Dipl. ACVIM (SAIM), CommuniVET™ is proud to shine the spotlight on an animal health professional who has chosen a different path. Learn about his experience and how he contributes to the evolving needs of veterinary medicine in his role as a technical services veterinarian and volunteer with WSAVA.

Are cats getting fatter? Big data helps OVC researchers see the big picture

We're one step closer to establishing the pattern of cats' typical weight gains and losses over their lifetimes thanks to researchers at the University of Guelph's Ontario Veterinary College, who accessed a large data pool of more than 19 million cats and discovered that most cats continue to put on weight as they age... and that their average weight is on the rise.

WSAVA’s Professional Wellness Group study into global veterinary wellness

Initial findings indicate members of the veterinary team in all parts of the world are experiencing stress and diminished wellbeing.

THE ONTARIO ANIMAL HEALTH NETWORK (OAHN)

As a joint initiative of the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and the University of Guelph, the Ontario Animal Health Network focuses on early disease and welfare trend detection in animals throughout Ontario to keep veterinarians, producers and the public informed, and to direct appropriate action whenever necessary.

Congratulations to Dr. Michelle Lem, recipient of the 2019 WSAVA Global One Health Award

Dr. Michelle Lem, founder of the Community Veterinary Outreach program, received the 2019 Global One Health Award from the World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA). This prestigious global award is presented by the WSAVA’s One Health Committee (OHC) to an individual or organization contributing to the promotion of an aspect of One Health relevant to companion animals.