OVC researchers, students receive $1.5 million from NSERC

June 24, 2016

Dozens of University of Guelph research projects will be supported by a new $13-million investment from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC).

The awards were announced June 24, 2016 in Hamilton by Kirsty Duncan, minister of science.

OVC researchers and student have received more than...

Large Animal training provides hands-on tips and techniques

June 22, 2016

A respected authority in large animal handling techniques brought her expertise to the Ontario Veterinary College’s Large Animal Hospital in early June.

More than 50 staff, registered veterinary technicians, clinicians, interns and residents from the UofG’s OVC joined a half-day Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue (TLAER) course with Dr. Rebecca Gimenez, focusing on safe transfer and handling of...

Calves in the Classroom

June 20, 2016

Technology has been advancing rapidly, and technology in agriculture is no exception. Out in the field, automatic steering of equipment and variable rate technology are becoming farming fundamentals. In the barn, this trend continues. Robotic milking and automated calf feeding systems are becoming increasingly common and more and more often, older barns are renovated to accommodate these advancements........

 

Digital Haptic Lab Partners with Ontario Veterinary College for Difficult Surgery

June 13, 2016

At the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC), advanced surgical procedures for removing tumours are getting companion animals back on their paws. But sometimes tumours present themselves in odd and inaccessible locations, and innovative techniques are needed to locate and remove them. That’s the situation that faced veterinary surgical oncologist Michelle Oblak, Department of Clinical Studies.....

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