Moving forward with sheep dewormer resistance

What will sheep farmers do when the dewormers they’ve been using for years are no longer working?

Radiation therapy buys time for beloved husky

When Scott Vosper brought his Siberian husky Koda in to the WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre for radiation treatment in February 2017, he knew he was only buying his much-loved companion some extra time.

Reining in equine obesity

Imagine you’re a draft horse. The year is 1927 and you spend most of your time hooked up to a plow in the field, burning calories and muscle. You dine primarily on grain. It’s important to keep your energy up because you work hard every day and your family depends on you.

Sookie's second chance

During the week before Christmas in December 2016, Shannon Hamilton and John Kunard's dog Sookie went missing from their acreage near Shellbrook, Sask.

RapidArc advances cancer centre plan

The newly-acquired RapidArc radiation technology is a key part of the Western College of Veterinary Medicine’s plan to establish a centre for comparative oncology at the University of Saskatchewan, says WCVM Dean Dr. Douglas Freeman.

Rapid radiation

State-of-the-art radiation technology is transforming cancer treatment at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM).

Co-operation key to CWHC’s 25-year success

It's a rare person who looks upon research on rats – the unwelcome kind – as the study of urban wildlife.

Early detection of EMS has big benefits

Weight-related health problems are a growing concern in the world of equine medicine just as they are in the world of human medicine.

Planning key to protecting horse's health

As a horse owner, you're always on the lookout for potential risks to your horse's well being at home and on the road.

Drugs in my tack box

Much like human sport competitions, irresponsible medication use and a positive drug test can cause serious problems for both the horse and rider at equine events.

Location key issue in assessing wounds

Horses can suffer from all types of wounds, and while some wounds look much worse than others, the primary assessment of their severity is the same as that of gauging housing prices: location, location, location.

Vet Topics (Winter 2017) now online

The Winter 2017 issue of Vet Topics is now available online.