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Hands-on Clinical Training Invaluable to OVC Student Veterinarians

January 21, 2021

OVC Externship Blog Project 2020Experiential learning is a key component in the student veterinarian’s journey.  This is particularly true for fourth-year students at the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) as they move from lectures and labs into an intensive year of clinical training prior to graduation. 

It is a defining experience as they transition from the classroom to the clinic and put to work the clinical, diagnostic, problem-solving and client communication skills they have been honing over the past three years.

In a typical year, this shift to clinical learning begins...

New $1M Chair to Strengthen Veterinary Communications, Relationship-Building

January 20, 2021

Dr. Jason Coe, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, with his dog Harley.Improving lives of pets, veterinary clients and veterinary teams through communication and relationship-building is the goal of a new $1-million chair awarded at the University of Guelph.  
Believed to be the first of its kind worldwide, the new VCA Canada Chair in Relationship-Centred Veterinary Medicine will be held by Dr. Jason Coe, a leading expert in veterinary clinical communications at U of G’s Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) and a professor in the Department of...

Launch of the multi-year, multi-partner Global Burden of Animal Diseases programme

January 19, 2021

Photo of cowsAnimal health leaders and researchers from the Global Burden of Animal Diseases (GBADs) programme have secured US$7 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, to rollout a framework on measuring animal health burdens and their impacts on human lives and economies. The information provided by GBADs will guide public policy and private sector strategy, contributing to improve animal health and welfare more effectively. It will also be a basis for further...

New U of G Professorship Focuses on Companion Animal Nutrition

January 12, 2021

Dr. Caitlin Grant, Nestlé Purina Professorship in Companion Animal Nutrition, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, with her dog Pilot. Dr. Caitlin Grant aims to ensure that pets eat right and that new veterinarians have the information they need to provide sound advice to pet owners about the importance of proper nutrition for companion animal health.  
The three-time University of Guelph grad has joined the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) as the holder of the new Nestlé Purina Professorship in Companion Animal Nutrition.  

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