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Beef the “loyal lifesaver”

March 21st, 2016

If Beef was a human being, he’d likely be getting a letter of recognition from Canadian Blood Services. Instead, his contributions are rewarded mostly by treats and affection from the staff at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine’s (WCVM) Veterinary Medical Centre (VMC). For years Beef – a friendly, mixed-breed dog of what’s likely maremma and golden retriever origins – …

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Dr. Brandy Burgess

Seminars arm vets with infection control skills

When large animal internist Dr. Brandy Burgess talks about infection control and biosecurity with western Canadian veterinarians in early June, her aim is to have them leave her seminars with the knowledge and skills they need to investigate and manage an infectious disease outbreak. “My intent is to provide attendees with a basic understanding of infection control as it pertains …

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