New avian flu virus subtype found in P.E.I. birds and raccoons
Atlantic veterinary professionals help more than 250 Ecuadorian animals
Quebec avian flu cases higher than expected as bird deaths near 1 million: expert
Atlantic Veterinary College Teaching Hospital no longer offering overnight emergency coverage
Veterinarians say they're buckling under pressure. Can a change in rules help?
What is aquaculture? It may be the solution to overfishing.
From seaweed to shellfish, this fast-growing industry is ensuring that humans have enough protein for our diets. Here's what to know about ...
‘Potentially devastating’: Bird flu cases in mammals put scientists on alert
Demand for pet food banks and support services on the rise among Toronto pet owners
How dog rehabilitation services are curbing canine pain in N.B.
University of Guelph experts weigh in on avian flu risk in pets and humans
Pet dog infected with avian flu but risk to public is low, federal government says
The dog in Oshawa, Ont., was infected after chewing on a wild goose and developed symptoms and died
The high cost of owning a pet
Animal behaviourist Enid Stiles talks about how to be smart with rising cost of pet ownership.
B.C. unveils new plan to boost veterinarian numbers, open large animal care
BC Liberal MLAs says more vet schooling seats needed for shortage, province responds
World's first octopus farm proposals alarm scientists
A plan to build the world's first octopus farm has raised deep concerns among scientists over the welfare of the famously intelligent ...
The U.S. Has a New Favorite Dog Breed—and It’s Controversial
A new dog breed has waddled its way into Americans’ hearts. While Labrador retrievers were the most popular purebred dog for a record 31 ...
Demand for ejiao is leading to the mass slaughter of African donkeys, says advocate
'They're very intelligent animals': Researchers examine signs of stress in pigs' hair
Québec Solidaire to introduce a bill banning animal clauses in leases
Interdire les animaux dans un logement est discriminatoire, juge Québec solidaire
Fisheries Department to shut 15 salmon farms off B.C.'s coast to protect wild fish
Syrian veterinarians save pets, farm animals who lost their humans in earthquake
Workers from Ernesto's Sanctuary for Cats in Syria dug through rubble to find a dog injured by the earthquake and lost from its humans. ( ...
We Own More Dogs than Ever Before. We Didn’t Think It Through
National shortage of veterinarians puts pressure on clinics, pet owners
Better Farming Prairie February 2023: The Veterinarian Shortage in Canada
Pharmacist alleges firms curb supply of pet medicine to hike prices
Wendy Chui alleges in a complaint filed last week that pharmacists are being blocked from stocking pet medicines, which they are legally allowed to dispense
USask veterinary scientist looks at link between zoonotic diseases and imported dogs
Jobs of the Future: How Collège Boréal is helping ease veterinary shortages post-pandemic
UC Davis Researchers Study Telemedicine for Cats
Life turned remote during the COVID-19 pandemic. People worked, learned to cook, chatted with loved ones and completed countless other ...
Climate change is forcing wildlife to move north — and they're bringing diseases with them
The first-ever vaccine for honeybees has been approved by the USDA
CNN — The United States Department of Agriculture has approved the first-ever vaccine for honeybees to prevent American foulbrood disease ...
How deadly bird flu sparked explosive outbreaks in 2022 — and why it matters for global health
How a national veterinary shortage is limiting emergency options in Yellowknife
Endangered sea turtles aided via free diagnostics
Enhancing the rescue and rehabilitation of endangered sea turtle species via diagnostic imaging is the driving force behind a VetCT offering.
Feline OK? Alberta app uses AI to test your cat’s mood and health
What Research is Saying About Supplements for Horses – The Horse
Scientists are studying the safety, efficacy, mechanisms of action, and pharmacokinetics of equine nutritional supplements.
Big cats: US Senate unanimously passes bill to curb private ownership
Image caption, Conservationists estimate as many as 7,000 tigers are living in the US either in zoos or privately owned ...
B.C. researchers to explore domestic violence’s impact on pets
The role of pets within incidents of intimate partner violence (IPV) is set to be explored at a British Columbia university.
Man’s Best Friend Leads the Way to Early Cancer Detection in Study Directed by Purdue Veterinary Scholar
Cancer strikes without warning. Genetics can explain some of it, as well as environmental and lifestyle conditions. But there is no ...
5 Questions With…
Dr. Chris Bell discusses his professional history and shares what he hopes to achieve during his term as CVMA president.
Injured P.E.I. eagle ready to move to new home in Nova Scotia
Veterinary professor at USask launches bovine health podcast
Sneak peek: 5 Questions with CVMA’s new president
In the next issue of Veterinary Practice News Canada, we speak to Dr. Chris Bell, equine surgeon and president of the CVMA.
Meet a GTA veterinarian who saves animals around the world
Meet a GTA veterinarian who saves animals around the world ...
La clinique vétérinaire MéliBlack prend de l’expansion
La Clinique vétérinaire MéliBlack de La Tuque a inauguré ses nouveaux locaux dans le cadre d’une journée portes ouvertes, jeudi. La ...
Small Business Awards recognize the best of Athabasca
Chamber of Commerce awards Lifetime Award of Achievement to Boyle Veterinary Services Ltd.
What can learning about breast cancer in dogs teach us about humans?
... Treating pets for cancer can revolutionize care for humans Dr. Melissa Meachem, DVM, assistant professor, Department of ...
Pet obesity: an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure
... addressed, ensuring our pets live their best – and longest – lives. Dr. Kirsten Graham, DVM, is the owner of Graham Mobile Veterinary
Nanaimo veterinary hospital offering virtual appointments
A Nanaimo veterinary hospital will be home base for a virtual appointment pilot project for pet owners on Vancouver Island. The ...
Un premier centre de formation continue pour les vétérinaires au Canada
... 1200 vétérinaires et techniciens en santé animale québécois ont maintenant accès au premier centre de formation continue au Canada. « ...
West Lorne veterinarian has roots in South Africa
... practice during COVID, and hopes they can expand their skillset further into the realm of orthopaedics. Denise Jack is the manager of ...
Un professeur de la Faculté de médecine vétérinaire de Saint-Hyacinthe honoré
... le Prix du praticien des petits animaux de l’Association canadienne des médecins vétérinaires (ACMV
Saskatchewan extends animal health control order as avian flu cases continue
... time this fall, the government of Saskatchewan is extending the animal health control order as they continue to fight avian influenza . ...
'Pets have a healing effect on us': Vancouver vet clinic one of 6 in Canada to focus on human-animal bonding
... numbers come on the heels of a 2020 study by the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association which predicts a veterinarian shortage of up to ...
Education focus makes Expo a natural fit for vet college
... college, part of the WCVM’s mandate is to share evidence-based animal health information with its stakeholders, including members of the ...
Wellesley’s updates to dog kennel bylaws set a new standard for municipalities to follow
... using many of the best practices set out by the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association. While Power and council often butted heads ...
The tale of a lost tail: injured plains garter snake rescued, operated on in Regina
... had two serious puncture wounds on its body. Sask. issues animal health order after avian flu once again confirmed in province "They ...
With Sudbury vets overwhelmed, pet owners are desperate for care
In 2020, just a few months into the pandemic, the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association found that the industry could face a shortage of ...
Manitoba government reserves seats for ag-focused students
... seats to the province’s annual quota of seats in the college’s Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program for a total of 20 seats ( ...
Meet Dixie, Mountain View County’s one-of-a-kind 'melding'
... Veterinarian who conducted routine spay surgery discovers a testicle inside a mare surrendered to Bear Valley Rescue south of Sundre ...
'Helping the horse': combining veterinary medicine and farriery
... internationally known for his dual expertise as a farrier and a veterinarian, is the Western College of Veterinary Medicine’s featured ...
Only vet in Northern Alberta town retiring after almost 50 years
... from as far as away as Fort McMurray and Edmonton, but the only veterinarian in town is closing his doors.
‘It’s horrifying’: 1st case of fatal viral disease spreads to wild rabbit in Alberta
... in Calgary, and this time, it’s in Nose Hill Park. Local veterinarians are raising the alarm about the first time a highly ...
AVC professor Étienne Côté named to Canadian Academy of Health Sciences
... , P.E.I. — Étienne Côté, a faculty member at the Atlantic Veterinary College, has been elected to the Canadian Academy of Health ...
New criteria developed to increase veterinarians in Manitoba
Manitoba government has finalized plans to help find and keep veterinarians in the province. According to a news release on Friday, the ...
Le Bureau vétérinaire de l'Abitibi acquis par deux jeunes vétérinaires
Grégoire et le Dr Anthony Tessier prennent la relève du Bureau Vétérinaire de l'Abitibi. Ils sont propriétaires de l’entreprise depuis ...
Animal Health Week proclaimed in Saskatchewan
... more than 30 years, proclaimed nationally by the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association and supported by the Saskatchewan Veterinary ...
L’interrelation entre l’habitat des animaux et la biosécurité
Chaque année, l’Association canadienne des médecins vétérinaires (ACMV) organise la Semaine de la santé animale. Ainsi, du 2 au 8 octobre ...
Province working to address vet shortages
... is a great way to increase the number of vets delivering animal health care in Saskatchewan. "I'm really excited for the future of ...
Western College of Veterinary Medicine Pharmhouse Summer Student Swine Experience Program to be Expanded
Western College of Veterinary Medicine Pharmhouse Summer Student Swine Experience Program to be Expanded ...
Les consommateurs de gibier exposés aux effets nocifs du plomb
. Depuis 2021, l’Association canadiennedes médecins vétérinaires (ACMV) s’est prononcée sur son usage. Elle appuie « fortement l’ ...
VIDO researchers go after untreatable condition
... scientists at four western Canadian universities, including Napper, Dr. Philip Griebel (DVM, PhD) and Dr. Suresh Tikoo (DVM, PhD) at VIDO ...
Décentralisation du programme de médecine vétérinaire
... », estime la doyenne. « Dans les zones éloignées, les médecins vétérinaires développent une relation unique avec leurs clients. C’est ...
Manitoba partnering with University of Saskatchewan for more veterinary post-secondary education seats
The Manitoba government is working to ensure there will be more veterinarians in the province in the future. The government has reached a ...
Canada to ban dogs from over 100 countries due to rabies concerns
... from some animal rescuers and advocates, but the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association says it’s necessary to protect people and dogs ...
AVC seeking nominations for 2022 Eugene F. Whelan Green Hat Award
CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. — UPEI's Atlantic Veterinary College is seeking nominations for the 2022 Eugene F. Whelan Green Hat Award. The award ...
Student's promise tops off his trek to WCVM
... a practitioner. He also started volunteering at the Turtleford Veterinary Clinic with WCVM graduate Dr. Miles Johnson (DVM’80). “He was ...
Veterinarian offering emergency small animal care during state of emergency
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A local veterinarian is offering small animal emergency care if roads to remote coastal towns in Newfoundland are closed ...
La vétérinaire Marie Noël reçoit deux distinctions pour sa carrière
... reçu deux prix à l’occasion du congrès de l’Association des médecins vétérinaires praticiens du Québec, dont l’Ordre du mérite vétérinaire ...
Bird flu detected in Sask., province issues animal health order
... birds such as chickens, turkeys, geese, ducks and quails as well as pet and wild birds. Download the CTV News app to get local ...
This B.C. travelling vet saves animals from swallowed objects
... that a ball in your Labrador? A bell in your lizard? This B.C. veterinarian has spent his career pulling some strange things out of ...
Entrevue avec Jean Gauvin : Les chiens dans le métro dès le 15 octobre
... être respectées pour se balader dans le métro avec un chien. Le vétérinaire Jean Gauvin voit d'un bon œil ce projet pilote. Il donne ...
La SPA demande que les vétérinaires de refuges soient autorisés à soigner certains animaux
... que le futur gouvernement modifie la loi pour que les médecins vétérinaires des refuges soient autorisés à soigner les animaux des ...
Redonner la dignité aux vétérinaires
Redonner la dignité aux vétérinaires ...
New study sheds light on horse abortion cases in Canada
A recent study published in the Canadian Veterinary Journal examined the causes of abortion in horses.
Shortage of veterinarians a widespread issue
The vet shortage affecting Medicine Hat is not only an Alberta phenomenon, but nationwide.
'100 per cent fatal': Ban on importing dogs aimed at reducing rabies risk
... by a rabid animal should wash the site with soap and water and seek medical attention immediately. Treatment is a series of four ...
Saskatchewan Expands Eligibility for Loan Forgiveness For Veterinarians And Veterinary Technologists
... vet/client relationship for access to drugs and even animal welfare. We had raised concerns with the government previously around ...
‘Nasty virus’ may be to blame for mass die off of Calgary’s feral rabbit population
... of domestic, short-tailed friends. But in the past week, veterinarians and rescue gro ...
«On n’est pas en train de mettre en doute l’intégrité du médecin vétérinaire»
... Le Soleil , on apprend que plus du quart des cliniques vétérinaires sont prises d'assauts par des conglomérats étrangers. ...
Les remèdes du Dr Google pour votre animal, c’est risqué
... compris : vérifiez toujours auprès d’un professionnel de la santé animale avant de commencer un traitement improvisé sortant de votre ...
Mobile veterinary clinic eases stress on pets and owners
A Simcoe County veterinarian makes getting your pet's health checked less stressful for owners.
Des vétérinaires déplorent la consolidation des cliniques
... se penche sur la concentration des pouvoirs dans le secteur vétérinaire au Québec. Au cours des dernières années, de grandes chaînes, ...
La naissance de géants dans le milieu vétérinaire inquiète
... ont commencé à infiltrer le marché québécois, l’Ordre des médecins vétérinaires du Québec (OMVQ) s’est penché sur ces achats afin de ...
Vetavision event offers first-hand look at vet med
... things like pathology and anatomy. It really shows that the veterinary field is so expansive. There are so many things you can do with ...
New national vet association president hails from Airdrie
... attend the University of Saskatchewan and the Western College of Veterinary Medicine, where he received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (
Canada-U.S. Coordination and Cooperation Key to Defending Against Foreign Animal Disease
... authorities are key to protecting North America from foreign animal disease. “Cross-Border Livestock Health and U.S. Canada ...
Veterinary specialty hospital moving to Surrey
... Veterinary specialty hospital moving to Surrey ...
B.C. rescue organizations call for end to newly imposed ban on imported dogs
... there is no treatment,” Veenis added. “If you are exposed to rabies, they can give you post-exposure treatment before you start showing ...
Local veterinary clinic warns of kennel cough outbreak
It can be a dangerous illness for family pets. Today, a local veterinary clinic is warns pet owners in the metro region about an outbreak ...