Analyzing Antimicrobials - Creating a New network of knowledge

August 16, 2019

Graphic Illustration New research at the Ontario Veterinary College is tackling one of the biggest health challenges of the 20th century, the prudent and effective use of antimicrobials, and employing systematic reviews and network meta-analysis to search for answers to which treatment and management practices are most effective.

The study, conducted with support from The Pew Charita­ble Trusts, a non-profit research and public policy organization in the U.S., is focused on...

OVC appoints Executive Director, Strategy and Planning

August 12, 2019

Ilya Bogorad, Executive Director, Strategy and Planning at the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College.Mr. Ilya Bogorad has been appointed to the position of Executive Director, Strategy and Planning at the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College (OVC). He joins OVC on August 12, 2019.

In the Executive Director role, Bogorad will work closely with all units of the OVC, including the four academic departments, the Office of the Dean, the Health Sciences Centre and ancillary units, to ensure strong decision support, optimal resource utilization, project management, and short- and long-term planning, ensuring sustainability and achieving...

OVC researchers use big data to investigate cat weight over time

July 17, 2019

OVC researchers use big data to investigate cat weight over timeAre cats getting fatter?

Until now, pet owners and veterinarians didn’t know for sure. Now University of Guelph researchers have become the first to access data on more than 19 million cats to get a picture of typical weight gain and loss over their lifetimes.

The researchers at U of G’s Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) discovered most cats continue to put on weight as they age, and their average weight is on the rise.

The findings, published in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, reveal that even after cats mature from the kitten phase...