Student veterinarians gain hands-on learning in primary healthcare

December 4, 2019

Veterinarians providing wellness exam to a dogExperiential learning is a critical component in the student veterinarians’ journey. A hands-on, student-centred approach is key to building student confidence and competence.

At the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC), student veterinarians have the opportunity to enhance their skill set in all aspects of companion animal primary healthcare at the Hill’s Pet Nutrition Primary Healthcare Centre (PHC) on the OVC...

Cat’s expressions can be hard to read, except for ‘cat whisperers’, new U of G study finds

December 2, 2019

Photo of  a cat (IStock credit_CHUYN)A new study from the University of Guelph has found some people excel at deciphering subtle differences in cats’ faces that reveal their mood.

Cats can be hard to read, but the study found that women and those with veterinary experience were particularly good at recognizing cats’ expressions — even those who reported they didn’t feel a strong attachment to...

OVC Biomedical Sciences professor named University Professor Emeritus

November 25, 2019

Prof. Tarek Saleh, Chair of the Department of Biomedical Sciences, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, with Prof. Allan King, University Professor Emeritus, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph. Prof. Allan King in the Ontario Veterinary College’s Department of Biomedical Sciences, was named University Professor Emeritus at the fall 2019 University of Guelph Convocation ceremonies.

A world-class researcher, King has helped lead national and international collaborations to improve food animal breeding and...

OVC Professor Among World’s Most Cited Researchers

November 20, 2019

Professor Stephen LeBlanc, Ontario Veterinary College, University of GuelphOntario Veterinary College (OVC) professor Stephen LeBlanc is one of two University of Guelph professors who have made the Web of Science Group’s Highly Cited Researchers list for 2019.

For the second year in a row, LeBlanc, in OVC’s Department of Population Medicine, and Merritt Turetsky, in the Department of Integrative Biology, College of Biological Science, have joined an elite group of global scholars who are among the top one per cent of researchers with the most citations in their...

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