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WCVM Student's Horse Anatomy Project Goes Live

When Dane Tatarniuk began his summer research project in 2008, the second-year veterinary student wasn't expecting to play a role in developing a minimally-invasive surgical technique Read More

Sarcoids, Pain Management Among WCVM Horse Research Studies

The Western College of Veterinary Medicine's Equine Health Research Fund (EHRF) has allocated a total of $69,000 to five new equine health research projects--all of which cover topics of vital importance for researchers and for horse owners. Read More

Equine Sinus Infection Treatment Balloons at WCVM

A few years ago, a magazine article describing a minimally-invasive treatment for people with chronic sinusitis caught the eye and imagination of Chris Bell, DVM. What if such a treatment could be adapted for use in horses?

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Silver Dapple Color and Eye Abnormalities Connection Found

For many years, veterinarians and horse owners have described the collection of eye anomalies associated with silver dapple color as anterior segment dysgenesis (ASD), because of the apparent similarities to anterior segment lesions Read More

Rhodococcus equi: Saskatchewan Researchers Accept the Challenge

Ask Marianela Lopez, DVM, PhD, how long she has been studying Rhodococcus bacteria and she says, laughing, "Since I was born? Well, truthfully, since I began my PhD at Washington State University in 1996--it does seem a lifetime ago." Read More

Saskatchewan Ranchers Raise Funds for WCVM Equine Research

She might be small, but a buckskin filly named MM Mito Skip has already helped to raise $1,050 for horse health in Western Canada.

When Saskatchewan equine ranchers Bob and Lois Brickley began preparing for their 11th annual Read More

WCVM Researchers Investigate Immunity, Foal Pneumonia, More

You don't win at barrel racing without digging deep around those critical corners--and the same can be said for achieving success in the arena of equine health research. This year, five teams at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) Read More

Western College of Veterinary Medicine Renovating, Expanding

Last summer, project managers added another welcome check mark to their growing list of completed expansion and renovation projects at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM). The latest project to be completed, which opened its doors Read More