Public presentations for OVC Dean candidates scheduled

April 20, 2015

The Office of the Provost has established a schedule for the public presentations by the two short-listed candidates for the position of Dean of the Ontario Veterinary College as follows:

Tuesday April 21, 2015
Jeff Wichtel, Professor, Department of Health Management, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince

Four-legged friends make day-to-day routines easier

April 17, 2015

Most things in life are a little easier with a good friend by your side.  The four-legged friends who work as service dogs with Autism Dog Services (ADS) make a lot of things easier.

While safety is a big reason service dogs are invaluable to children with autism, the dogs …

Avian influenza virus puts poultry in the news

April 16, 2015

The discovery of avian influenza virus (H5N2) on a turkey farm in southwestern Ontario has put the poultry industry on alert. To date, 29 farms have been placed under quarantine. 

Dr. Shayan Sharif, a professor at the Department of Pathobiology, Ontario Veterinary College and leader of the Poultry Health Research …

Recognizing patient fear vital to positive veterinary clinic visits

April 10, 2015

Veterinary clinics can be scary scenarios for animals – new surroundings, new people, sounds and smells. It’s not surprising that many cats and dogs display some signs of fear.

Recognizing and managing a pet’s fear is key to ensuring a positive experience for animals, owners, and the veterinary clinic staff. …