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June 26th, 2017

Dr. Marion Jackson scrolls through digital images of blood, fluids, and fine needle aspirates obtained from clinical cases seen at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Medical Centre and from private practices. The samples have been submitted to Prairie Diagnostic Services Inc., a rich source of teaching materials. The veterinary clinical pathologist is deciding which images meet the standard …

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WCVM students top photo competition

Three Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) students are winners in the University of Saskatchewan’s (U of S) annual Images of Research competition. Third-year Doctor of Veterinary Medicine student Taryn Roberts is the grand prize winner in the competition. Her photograph, titled “Two Pigs. Two Nations. One Health,” was taken during her time working with Global Vets in Tanzania, where …

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WCVM graduate students showcase research

A record number of students entered the annual Graduate Student Research Poster Days this year, which took place March 8 and 9 at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine. This year there were 42 posters entered in the annual competition, which gives University of Saskatchewan graduate students based at the WCVM a chance to discuss their research and findings with …

March 14th, 2017 Full story »

Students create WCVM mental health week

From visits with furry friends to a crock pot cook-off, the first ever WCVM mental health week was a ton of fun. But behind the group activities and games lies a serious message – there is a big need for veterinary professionals to prioritize their mental health. “This was a lot of fun to put on, but at the end …

March 13th, 2017 Full story »

Vet student recognized for community work

First-year veterinary student Samantha Bray’s invaluable contributions to her community have earned her an Aboriginal Student Achievement Award at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S). Bray was one of 48 Indigenous U of S students who were recognized for their academic, leadership and community outreach accomplishments. The awards ceremony took place on March 2 during the university’s Aboriginal Achievement …

March 08th, 2017 Full story »