Vet Topics (Spring 2010) now online
The Spring 2010 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. View the 16-page issue that's full of stories about the College's companion animal health program.
Here's a quick view of the stories that you'll find inside:
• NEW SEASON OF RESEARCH BEGINS: The CAHF awards more than $103,000 to support 10 pet health research projects at the WCVM. Go to page 4.
• VECTOR-BORNE DISEASES ON THE MOVE: WCVM researchers are looking at the prevalence of Saskatchewan dogs' exposure to vector-borne pathogens that cause Lyme disease, anaplasmosis and other diseases. Go to page 6.
• A FINE FELLOW: CAHF Research Fellow Dr. Casey Gaunt has packed a lot of work — including two research projects — into his three-year residency. Go to page 9.
• ACUPUNCTURE AS AN ALTERNATIVE: Dr. Romany Pinto brings the therapeutic power of acupuncture to patients at the WCVM Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Go to page 10.
• RECOVERING PETS FIND STRENGTH IN THERAPY: WCVM's rehabilitation services help pets recover from surgery or deal with arthritis. Go to page 11.
• TOP DOG: WCVM's Dr. Sue Taylor and her husband Garry are the proud owners of Canada's number one Retriever Field Trial Dog in 2009. Go to page 13.
• TURNING WISHES INTO TOOLS: Maria Styacko is a big fan of the Fund's equipment "Wish List" for planning her annual CAHF donation. Go to page 14.