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Equine Robo-Gut Helps OVC Researchers Study Gastrointestinal Diseases In Horses

June 14, 2021

Photo of Dr. Luis Arroyo, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, with a horse.A University of Guelph researcher is advancing knowledge into prevention and early detection of gastrointestinal diseases in horses using a mechanical replica of a horse’s GI system to mimic equine digestion and disease.

Dr. Luis Arroyo, professor in the Department of Clinical Studies at the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College, uses the horse robo-gut to understand how various food compounds are digested. By manipulating the mechanical gut, he can observe how certain GI diseases affect the animal and suggest potential treatments...

Celebrating the OVC Class of 2021, the Sapphire Snow Leopards

June 12, 2021

OVC Class of 2021 Blue Coat CeremonyToday the Ontario Veterinary College is celebrating the OVC Class of 2021, the Sapphire Snow Leopards.

During a virtual Veterinarian’s Oath Ceremony, we will welcome the Class of 2021 to the veterinary profession, a vocation distinguished by commitment to society, in service to animal and public health...

OVC Graduate Students Advance Knowledge On Ticks and Tick Borne Disease Surveillance

May 31, 2021

Photo of a tick on a blade of grass (IStock credit _Kerrick)Ticks are small, parasitic arachnids that feed on the blood of humans or animals as a part of their life cycle. Recently, Canada has been experiencing rapid changes in the prevalence and distribution of these parasites, as well as increased spread of tick-borne diseases.

Several tick species pose a risk to human and animal health as they can transmit pathogens through their bite, which cause illnesses like Lyme disease. Monitoring the changing distribution of tick species in Canada, as well as tracking the incidence of tick-borne diseases... 

Cannabis Poisoning in Dogs on the Rise, OVC Study Finds

May 25, 2021

Dog lying on floor (Istock credit_ AMR Image)As cannabis use grows in popularity and becomes less restricted in North America, more dogs are accidentally consuming products containing THC, according to a new University of Guelph study.

The first-of-its-kind study published in PLOS Global Public Health, is based on U.S. data, but the problems are similar in Canada, say the researchers...

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