OVC Scientist Wins International Award to Study Bone Plates in Lizards

April 15, 2019

Photo of a geckoAn Ontario Veterinary College researcher is one of this year’s recipients of the Human Frontier Science Program’s (HFSP) collaborative research grants. 

Prof. Matt Vickaryous, Department of Biomedical Sciences in the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College, and three colleagues from the U.K. and France will work in their respective fields to launch the first multidisciplinary investigation of osteoderms, exploring their development, evolution...

Experiential learning increases veterinary communication confidence

April 11, 2019

Student veterinarians at the Ontario Veterinary CollegeIn the veterinary world, experience is a great teacher – and that’s why students at the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) are getting as many practical experiences as possible, to round out their education in a hands-on way.

Department of Population Medicine Masters student, Daniella Barron, and supervisor Prof. Deep Khosa, researched the effects on students of experiential learning opportunities...

Potentially Deadly Tapeworm More Widespread in Ontario Than Thought, U of G Research Finds

April 5, 2019

Young woman walking a dog at sunset. (IStock credit: vvvita)A tapeworm that can infect dogs and humans and lead to potentially fatal illness is now widespread in southern Ontario, new work by Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) researchers at the University of Guelph has revealed.

The researchers found the Echinococcus multilocularis tapeworm in nearly one in four coyotes and foxes they tested in southern Ontario, suggesting the potentially dangerous parasite is...

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