Vet Topics (Autumn 2009) now online in new format
The Autumn 2009 issue of Vet Topics — publication for the Western College of Veterinary Medicine's Companion Animal Health Fund — is now online in a new, easy-to-navigate format. Click here to view the 16-page issue that's full of stories about the College's companion animal health program.
Here's a sneak peak at what you'll find inside this issue of Vet Topics:
RETINAL DYSPLASIA - GENE PURSUIT: Veterinary ophthalmology resident Dr. Bianca Bauer pursues one potential cause of retinal dysplasia — the most commonly inherited eye disorder in dogs.
AN IMPRESSIVE RESEARCH LINEUP: The Companion Animal Health Fund awards $57,000 to six companion animal health studies for 2009-10.
LIFE ON THE EDGE: Specialized animal health care workers tend to the seriously ill in the emergency and critical care unit at WCVM's Veterinary Teaching Hospital.
EXTREME HEALTH CARE FOR PETS: Despite the pressure, the challenges and the heartaches associated with emergency and critical care, Dr. Jennifer Ogeer can't imagine being anywhere else.
BATTLING BUSTER'S BULGE WITH LOW GI DIETS: Can a common human dietary tool be used to control weight in pudgy pooches?
A FAMILY AFFAIR: Garry and Wendy Gerber, along with their dogs Hunter and Jade, are part of the Canadian Search Dog Association (CSDA) team.