Much like a trek across the prairie, the career of Saskatchewan’s chief veterinary officer Dr. Betty Althouse has been a journey from one horizon to the next. Beyond each horizon, she has arrived at a new experience and a chance to gain knowledge.
Last November, Saskatchewan’s chief veterinary officer Dr. Betty Althouse was recognized for her outstanding contributions with the Saskatchewan Premier’s Award for Excellence in Public Service.
Dr. Oliver Schunicht, a 1994 graduate of the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM), was recently selected as the 2018 Boehringer Ingelheim-Western Canadian Association of Bovine Practitioners (WCABP) Veterinarian of the Year.
It’s not uncommon for veterinarians to have visits from students, young and old, looking to soak up some of their carefully-accrued experience through on-site, experiential learning.
Ask any horse owner or equine veterinarian about the PowerFloat, and they’ll tell you that the rotary dental instrument is synonymous with equine dental care — an essential tool that’s well known in the horse community.
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.
They call it “The Ride” – a horseback adventure across Western Canada that began with David Nahachewsky’s bucket list, written after his run-in with cancer in 2001.
The Dawson Creek Veterinary Clinic is a busy mixed animal practice in British Columbia’s northeast Peace River region, just across the provincial boundary from Alberta.