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Pets of Homeless Are in Good Health, OVC-Led Study Finds

October 18, 2021

Community Veterinary Outreach client and his healthy dog. (Courtesy CVO)It would be a mistake to assume that a cat or dog owned by a homeless or vulnerably housed person is unhealthy, says a new study by the University of Guelph, the organization Community Veterinary Outreach (CVO) and the American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA).

The study led by Dr. David Pearl in the Department of Population Medicine in the University of Guelph's Ontario Veterinary College found these pets are just as healthy... 

Antimicrobial Stewardship Researchers at U of G Awarded Provincial Funding

October 15, 2021

Researcher in Dr. Shayan Sharif’s lab injecting a compound into an embryonated egg as part of a project aimed at enhancing gut health in newly-hatched chicksUniversity of Guelph researchers, who are leaders in the field of antimicrobial stewardship, are receiving more than $3 million from Ontario Research Fund (ORF) for their projects.

Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) researchers, Dr. David Kelton received $959,000 for his research into antimicrobial stewardship solutions in the Ontario dairy sector and Dr. Shayan Sharif received just over $2 million for his research into identifying and evaluating...

New One Health Degree Coming to U of G

October 14, 2021

Dr. Katie Clow, Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) Population Medicine professor, focuses her research on the ecology and epidemiology of diseases that can be transmitted to humans from animals with an emphasis on the blacklegged tick and Lyme disease.The University of Guelph will introduce a first-of-its-kind Bachelor of One Health (BOH) degree program in fall 2022.

One Health is a growing field that seeks to solve health problems at the intersection of animal, human and ecological systems...

Pet Nutrition Researchers at OVC Study Healthy Weight in Cats

October 13, 2021

Cat lying on the floor looking up (IStock credit_MihailUlianikovMembers of the Pet Nutrition team at the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) are conducting innovative research to optimize canine and feline nutrition. Some of their ongoing work focuses on optimizing pet nutrition to prevent obesity, as well as supporting animals through weight loss programs.

On October 13, Canada’s National Pet Obesity Awareness Day, we are featuring some of this research. This day serves as a reminder for owners...

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