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When things don’t go according to plan

Each summer DVM students from the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph delve into hands-on, practical experience at veterinary clinics across Ontario and additional locales during their Externship Veterinary Course. 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 that works with food animals and/or equine, as well as companion…See More
Aug 10
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When things don’t go according to plan

Each summer DVM students from the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph delve into hands-on, practical experience at veterinary clinics across Ontario and additional locales during their Externship Veterinary Course. 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 that works with food animals and/or equine, as well as companion…See More
Aug 10
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Cool cases during a hot weather week

Each summer DVM students from the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph delve into hands-on, practical experience at veterinary clinics across Ontario and additional locales during their Externship Veterinary Course. 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 that works with food animals and/or equine, as well as companion…See More
Aug 15, 2016
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Where Do Babies Come From?

Each summer DVM students from the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph delve into hands-on, practical experience at veterinary clinics across Ontario and additional locales during their Externship Veterinary Course. 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 that works with food animals and/or equine, as well as companion…See More
Aug 5, 2016
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When the bugs fight the drugs

Each summer DVM students from the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph delve into hands-on, practical experience at veterinary clinics across Ontario and additional locales during their Externship Veterinary Course. 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 that works with food animals and/or equine, as well as companion…See More
Jul 8, 2016
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Transition cow management focus of annual dairy veterinarian conference

Updates on transition cow health and ketosis were the focus of the annual Dairy Health Management Certificate Program at the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College last week. Now in its 21st year, the annual conference provides dairy veterinarians with updates on current approaches to dairy cow health management, as well as an opportunity to network with fellow practitioners, faculty, and guest lecturers. This is the biggest year yet in terms of attendance, says meeting organizer Dr.…See More
Jun 7, 2016
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UofG Swine Research Day brings together researchers and industry

The importance of agriculture and food research and collaborative efforts were the focus at the inaugural University of Guelph Swine Research Day last week.Centralia Swine Research Update organizing group. The new UofG Swine Research Day brings together the Centralia Swine Research Update and the Mike Wilson Swine…See More
May 12, 2016
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Collaboration a key theme of poultry research day

Connections and collaboration were a key theme during the Poultry Health Research Network (PHRN) Research Day at the University of Guelph last week.The research day brought together representatives from government, industry and academia to provide updates on current research and prompt discussion for future collaborations.“The whole intent was to ensure that our industry partners and our researchers, either from academia or the government agencies…See More
Apr 4, 2016
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Best practices in farm animal husbandry important piece of student veterinarian experience

Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) Dean Jeff Wichtel recently joined first and fourth year DVM students during hands-on health management training with small ruminantsLast week was a good week for me: I put on my coveralls and did some teaching. It’s less than five months since I left my position as a clinician at the Atlantic Veterinary College, yet it seems ages ago and I have been missing it.I thoroughly enjoyed helping Dr. Paula Menzies, in OVC’s Population Medicine department, with Clinical…See More
Feb 23, 2016
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On-farm research helps develop more effective ketosis treatment

Ongoing research with dairy herds on the Herd Navigator milking system is providing Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) scientists with data on ketosis incidence and will help develop more effective treatment protocols.Results from an on-farm clinical trial that started mid-June will provide researchers with data to make better treatment decisions for this condition, says Dr. Khaled Gohary, who is looking at patterns and impacts of ketosis to develop strategies for early response to this metabolic…See More
Jan 14, 2016
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Farm clients important part of OVC teaching programs

A recent appreciation day for Ontario Veterinary College Ruminant Field Services (OVC RFS) clients emphasized their important support of OVC’s teaching programs. The RFS, which services farm clients surrounding the Guelph area, is an integral teaching tool for student veterinarians, who gain valuable hands-on experience in diagnostics and clinical skills working with clients on-farm.The client day provides an opportunity to thank clients, as well as provide updates on recent research at the…See More
Jan 5, 2016
Ontario Veterinary College posted a blog post

Farm clients important part of OVC teaching programs

A recent appreciation day for Ontario Veterinary College Ruminant Field Services (OVC RFS) clients emphasized their important support of OVC’s teaching programs. The RFS, which services farm clients surrounding the Guelph area, is an integral teaching tool for student veterinarians, who gain valuable hands-on experience in diagnostics and clinical skills working with clients on-farm.The client day provides an opportunity to thank clients, as well as provide updates on recent research at the…See More
Jan 5, 2016
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PHRN’s factsheets, research stories and seminars share UofG poultry expertise

Outreach and education are key components of the Poultry Health Research Network (PHRN). Five recently published factsheets, as well as research stories and a new seminar series, aim to share this scientific expertise with the poultry community.The University of Guelph has one of the largest groups of poultry scientists and experts in North America. With expertise in a wide range of issues - from health and welfare to nutrition, productivity, food…See More
Nov 16, 2015
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Are you an Ontario producer? OVC researchers looking for your input

Researchers at the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph are studying producer stress and resilience and looking for input from Ontario producers.They are asking producers to complete a short online survey to help them understand the impacts of their work on their health.The goal of this anonymous survey is to investigate the relationships between stress and resilience, and to gather important information about the mental wellness of agricultural producers in…See More
Oct 21, 2015
Ontario Veterinary College posted a blog post

Are you an Ontario producer?

The Ontario Veterinary College is studying producer stress and resilience.Researchers are asking producers to complete a short online survey to help them understand the impacts of their work on their health.The goal of this anonymous survey is to investigate the relationships between stress and resilience, and to gather important information about the mental wellness of agricultural producers in Ontario.Researchers anticipate the knowledge gained from this research project to be of great value…See More
Sep 16, 2015
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Swine veterinarians play important role in Canadian Quality Assurance program

Each summer DVM students from the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph delve into practical experience at veterinary clinics across Ontario and additional locales. These blog posts are an opportunity to tag along with them. Here student veterinarian Ed describes the role of swine veterinarians in the industry’s Canadian Quality Assurance program.  Check out all the student blogs here.  This week I am going…See More
Aug 31, 2015

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When things don’t go according to plan

Each summer DVM students from the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph delve into hands-on, practical experience at veterinary clinics across Ontario and additional locales during their Externship Veterinary Course. 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 that works with food animals…

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Posted on August 10, 2017 at 12:25pm

Advancements in equine health and welfare focus of research update

Advancements in equine health and welfare were on the agenda at a research evening for equine practitioners at the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) last week.

Researchers at OVC and the Ontario Agricultural College provided practitioners with updates on wide-ranging equine research at the University of Guelph, including studies in reproduction, cardiology, biomechanics, respiratory disease, stem cell discovery,…

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Posted on December 21, 2016 at 10:53am

Cool cases during a hot weather week

Each summer DVM students from the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph delve into hands-on, practical experience at veterinary clinics across Ontario and additional locales during their Externship Veterinary Course. 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 that works with food animals and/or equine, as well as…

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Posted on August 15, 2016 at 4:11pm

Where Do Babies Come From?

Each summer DVM students from the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph delve into hands-on, practical experience at veterinary clinics across Ontario and additional locales during their Externship Veterinary Course. 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 that works with food animals and/or equine, as well as…

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Posted on August 5, 2016 at 11:27am

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