"Kevin" is a ginger cat that required emergency treatment for diabetes. Read more about Kevin's case in the Spring 2022 issue of Vet Topics. Photo: Copperhead Photography.

Vet Topics (Spring 2022) now online

The Spring 2022 issue of Vet Topics, news publication for the veterinary college's Companion Animal Health Fund, is now available online. 

By WCVM Today

Click here to download the PDF. This issue includes the following stories:

Saving Ooma Girl. After a Manitoba couple rushed their dog Ooma Giirl to the WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre (VMC), the college's surgical team was able to perform a spinal procedure that allowed the little dog to walk again. 

Vet's vision revive textbook. Veterinary radiation oncologist Dr. Monique Mayer worked with a team of University of Saskatchewan (USask) staff and students to complete an English translation of The Lymphatic System of the Dog, a 1918 textbook by German anatomist Dr. Hermann Baum. 

Good dog. Canine patients hold key to new bone cancer therapies for dogs and people.

Research pieces together feline diabetes puzzle. While veterinarians can diagnose and treat diabetes in cats, WCVM researchers are also exploring physiological processes that occur in affected cats to better understand and manage the disease. 

Pet boom strains emergency service. As the only 24-hour veterinary hospital in Saskatoon and area, the WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre (VMC) is experiencing increased demand for its services. 

USask researchers track multi-species transmission in world first. USask researchers have cracked a multi-species mystery, documenting the flow of a common canine pathogen from a dog to a human.

Bits and Bites. A round up of companion animal health news from the WCVM, along with the latest pet health research publications from the college. 

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