The 2018 Externship Blog Project is ready to roll

June 18, 2018

Photo of 2018 OVC Externship Blog Project studentsThe summer between third and fourth year marks a significant milestone for student veterinarians at the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College.

Beginning with an eight-week externship in a rural veterinary practice, they move from lectures and labs into a year of intensive clinical and diagnostic training. It is a defining experience as they move from the classroom to the...

OVC Student, Faculty and Staff Convocation awards celebrate excellence

June 14, 2018

Ontario Veterinary College DVM graduates at Convocation The Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) will celebrate the outstanding achievements of students, faculty and staff at the summer Convocation awards ceremony on Thursday, June 14.

The awards ceremony begin at 2 p.m. in War Memorial Hall. Faculty and staff are invited to attend. You can also watch the OVC DVM Awards on line...

Canine researchers team up for DOGBONe

May 28, 2018

Photo of Ontario Veterinary College researchers who are part of the DOGBONe research group.Bone cancer (osteosarcoma) is a particularly aggressive disease in dogs – one that has limited treatment options and is almost always fatal. Worse, the current standard method of determining how badly the cancer will behave, tumour grading, can be unreliable and offers little information about the dog’s prognosis.

Treatment usually involves limb...

Learn how to protect yourself and your pets from ticks

May 18, 2018

Photo of a man with a dog sitting by a lakeAfter an unsettled spring, warmer temperatures are finally arriving across Canada. Warmer temps not only bring people and pets outdoors, they increase tick activity.

In many parts of Canada, particular concerns turn to the blacklegged tick known to transmit Borrelia burgdorferi, the bacterium that causes...

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