Last October, the government of Alberta pulled its $8 million in annual funding for the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM), abandoning a partnership that has delivered consistent value for money to Albertans for over 50 years.
Saskatchewan sheep producers are increasingly frustrated by signs that their deworming practices are no longer effective.
Straddling the boundary between northern Alberta and the southernmost tip of the Northwest Territories lies Wood Buffalo National Park, the widest-reaching patch of federally-protected wilderness in all of Canada.
Fusarium fungus contamination in wheat caused more than $1 billion in economic losses in Canada in 2016, affecting almost 80 per cent of Saskatchewan and Manitoba cereal crops and leaving farmers scratching their heads on how to dispose of tonnes of worthless wheat.
In early January, the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) welcomed its new beef cattle ethologist — Dr. Diego Moya — to the college’s team of large animal specialists.
For pig producers around the world, porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) is one of the most economically devastating and dreaded diseases.
Hearing Steven Jones describe his time working with highly contagious deadly diseases, it almost sounds like he’s walking you through a scene from a blockbuster film.
Saskatchewan will soon join six other Canadian provinces that require veterinarians to report suspected animal neglect or abuse to animal protection agencies.
At The Link Conference on September 21, 2017, the Saskatchewan SPCA presented the Phil and Muriel Baines Humanitarian Award to Dr. Ernest Olfert. He was recognized for his contributions to animal welfare in Saskatchewan and across Canada.
Arinjay Banerjee, a PhD candidate in the Western College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan, has been chosen as a winner in the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) #IAmInnovation Twitter contest.
Researchers and staff members from the U of S College of Agriculture and Bioresources will be named to the Saskatchewan Agricultural Hall of Fame (SAHF) later this year.
The Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) is now offering a new treatment option for pets with certain types of cancer.
As 2017 comes to an end, we’re remembering some of the great stories that came from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) this year.