Beef the “loyal lifesaver”

If Beef was a human being, he'd likely be getting a letter of recognition from Canadian Blood Services.

Dr. Douglas Blood dies at 93

A beloved academician and mentor known as the father of herd health and co-author of one of veterinary medicine's most important textbooks on large animals has passed away.

FACS launches memorial fund for Williams

The Farm Animal Council of Saskatchewan has launched a fund in memory of Bud Williams, a world-renowned expert in low-stress handling methods for livestock.

Montalván to feature animals' health benefits

Meet Tuesday, a charismatic golden retriever that sports expressive eyebrows, a goofy smile — and a serious K-9 service dog vest.

Seminars arm vets with infection control skills

When large animal internist Dr. Brandy Burgess talks about infection control and biosecurity with western Canadian veterinarians in early June, her aim is to have them leave her seminars with the knowledge and skills they need to investigate and manage an infectious disease outbreak.

Bruce: WCVM's "perfect teaching stallion"

For more than a decade, a grey-haired "gentleman" named Bruce played a key role in the hands-on training of students at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM).