Moving forward with sheep dewormer resistance

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

Leading health researchers honoured

World-renowned vaccine researcher Andrew Potter was among those recognized by the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF) for their outstanding contributions to creating a culture of innovation and health research in the province.

Isolated horses offer insight into virus

A horse stands on top of a sandy dune, his coat matted and eyelids lowered against the fierce wind. Ocean waves crash against the shoreline to his right, outlining the crescent-shaped wedge that is Sable Island, home to one of the last wild horse populations in Canada.

A&W advances the U of S global leadership in beef and forage research

A&W has made a substantial investment in the Canadian beef industry with a $5-million donation toward the University of Saskatchewan’s (U of S) Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence (LFCE).

What I learned during my summer research

As a second-year veterinary student at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM), I found that I had quite a few options available in both clinical and research settings when it came time to search for summer employment.

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.

Cowan takes road less taken toward veterinary career

While most prospective veterinary students feel acceptance into the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) is an offer that they dare not put off, Vanessa Cowan felt it was an offer she had to delay.

If your pet has this tapeworm, it could kill you

U of S researcher offers advice on how to reduce risks for humans and pets to get a potentially deadly tapeworm.

U of S research reveals controversial insecticides are toxic to songbirds

Research at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) has linked the use of insecticides to serious health issues in songbirds.

Research shines at student poster day

For two days each fall, the excitement and enthusiasm of the students who participate in the annual undergraduate research poster day can be heard throughout the second-floor hallways at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM).

Gamble doubles down on campus collaboration

There’s collaboration, and then there’s collaboration on the scale that Dr. Jonathan Gamble and his team are working on.

WCVM research receives NSERC funds

U of S faculty, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows were awarded $10.7 million by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) for fundamental research projects.

Preserving genes - one package at a time

Using the mail to preserve genetic diversity may sound odd to most people, but then again, most people don't work at Canadian Animal Genetic Resources in Saskatoon.