Join our DVM students on their Externship journey

May 26, 2016

The summer between third and fourth year marks the step from lectures and labs to hands-on learning for student veterinarians at the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College. As they enter an eight-week externship, students also launch into their final year in the veterinary medicine program, a year of intensive clinical and diagnostic training

Funded by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA), students must complete an eight-week Externship Course between third and fourth year in a rural veterinary practice...

New Biomedical Sciences Chair Named

May 25, 2016

Tarek Saleh has been appointed chair of the Department of Biomedical Sciences in the Ontario Veterinary College. He begins Sept. 1.

Saleh is currently a professor and chair of the Department of Biomedical Science at Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island. He …

Water Podcast Aims to Integrate Indigenous, Western Knowledge

May 21, 2016

Sparking conversation about issues faced by Canadian indigenous communities – from safe drinking water to pollution to flooding – is the purpose of a new podcast launched on May 18 by a team led by a University of Guelph student.

The “Water Dialogues” podcast aims to bring together western science and indigenous perspectives, said Lindsay Day, a master’s candidate in the...

New Vets See Future in the Swine Sector

May 18, 2016

You can measure the pork industry’s development in Ontario in some obvious ways, such as sales and the size of the herd across the province. But Prof. Bob Friendship at the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, says another strong indicator of the sector’s vitality is the number of veterinary students who are choosing it for a career.

Friendship, whose career has been dedicated to swine health and education, is enthused...