Giving back is vet student's goal

Manraj Sidhu of Mackenzie, B.C. has spent a large part of his life helping others, and that background was a key factor in his decision to pursue a veterinary career.

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.

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.

Fund helps blue heeler hero heal

One small dog against 14 angry bulls doesn't sound like good odds. But that didn't stop Jango the blue heeler from jumping in to protect his owner.

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.

La Ronge veterinary clinic a success

The Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) is dedicated to making a difference for animals and their owners in a community where the closest veterinarian is 250 kilometres away.

WCVM opens new equine ICU and foal centre

A new centre that will allow equine specialists to provide the best possible care for mares and foals and other sick horses is now open at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM).

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.

Accreditation visit chance to show off college

It's accreditation time for the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) this fall — and the veterinary college is ready.

Event features global One Health experts

The U of S One Health Leadership Experience (OHLE) is a three-day event that provides opportunities for health science students to learn more about One Health from some of the world's leading experts in the field.

Student connects with vets across Canada

On her cross-country travels to Vancouver Island, externship blogger Roxana Lelewski visited a number of veterinary practices from Ontario to B.C. Here's who she met along the way …

Veterinary surgery life-long calling

Like many veterinarians, Dr. Koji Aoki always knew what career path he wanted to follow.

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.