Recent veterinary grads find niches in higher learning

Before Dr. Kathleen Ma of Burnaby, B.C., was even aware of it, she was headed for a career in laboratory animal medicine. Now she’s taking the final step of the journey — a tri-institute residency in Manhattan, N.Y., that will eventually lead to board certification in the veterinary specialty.

Volunteering leads Manitoba student to vet school

Chris Rampersad of Winnipeg, Man., always knew he wanted a career in a caring profession. By volunteering and working with a variety of institutions and initiatives in Canada and overseas, he thinks he’s found what he was looking for.

Persistence pays off for veterinary student

The day Kaitlyn McIntyre received her acceptance into the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) this spring, she faced an excruciating dilemma.

Workshops bring mental health to forefront

While animals are usually the focus at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM), students, faculty and staff have also been learning about human health at the college’s new Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) workshops.

Digital access makes textbooks open to all

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).