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Coverage of veterinarians since January 21, 2024.

Okanagan Humane Society starts new campaign: Spay It Forward

"...The surgical procedure has a long list of benefits, along with helping prevent pet overpopulation in your community. The Okanagan Humane Society says its addressing the issue with its new Spay It Forward campaign. We spay/neuter over 2,000 animals every single year, and that demand, unfortunately, isnt reducing, said Romany Runnalls of the Okanagan Humane Society..."


Rare two-headed calf delivered by Dawson Creek veterinarian

"...DAWSON CREEK, B. C. A veterinarian in Dawson Creek delivered a two-headed calf via C-section last week..."


N.S. veterinarian saves bobcat injured by snare

"...A wildlife rehabilitation centre in Nova Scotia has saved a bobcat that got trapped in a snare last week..."


Georgian College vet clinic offers hands-on learning and affordable services

"...The veterinarian technician program at Georgian College in Barrie is a tough one to get into..."


Rhinos are returned to a plateau in central Kenya, decades after poachers wiped them out

"...The rhinos were taken from three parks that are becoming overcrowded to the private Loisaba Conservancy, where herds were wiped out by poaching decades ago..."


'A terrible spot': Area farmers concerned over proposed location for new Moose Jaw city landfill

"...A group of Moose Jaw area farmers are concerned over the proposed location of the citys new landfill. Moose Jaws current landfill, east of the city, is over 100 years old and nearing the end of its useful life. The city also says the facility would need upgrades to meet some modern regulations..."


Ban on several cosmetic surgeries for pets now in effect in Quebec

"...Veterinarians say the non-essential procedures unduly expose animals to risks associated with anesthesia and can lead to behavioural issues..."


Non-essential surgery on pets now banned in Quebec

"...Veterinarians in the province of Quebec are now prohibited from performing cosmetic surgery on pets..."


'It definitely bridges a gap': Urgent care and walk-in veterinary clinic opens in Quispamsis, N.B.

"...The Greater Saint John Veterinary Walk-in & Urgent Care clinic in Quispamsis, N. B. opened at the start of February..."


'A great ending': Rescued sea turtle released back into the ocean in Bermuda

"...The juvenile turtle was being taken care of by staff at the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo in Flatts Village since arriving there in late November, thanks to the help of a team of veterinarians, government officials, a conservation group and a Canadian airline..."


New veterinary care program to increase services to rural, remote Manitoba communities

"...A new program helping deliver veterinary care in Manitoba's rural and remote communities has been unleashed..."


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Jobs in veterinarians

Recent employment opportunities from across Canada.

Veterinarian (Overnight) - District Animal Hospital Urgent Care - Signing Bonus!

"...VCA Canada (Calgary AB): Veterinarian, DVM Calgary, AB Signing Bonus!!! District Animal Hospital Urgent Care is currently welcoming Veterinarians for overnight opportunities..."

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Veterinarian, DVM - Ottawa Veterinary Hospital

"...VCA Canada (Ottawa ON): Veterinarian, DVM Ottawa, ON Ottawa Veterinary Hospital, supporting the community with urgent animal care in the Ottawa region, is growing and welcomes Veterinarians to join us! As a successful..."

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Bilingual Field Sales Rep

"...ecosystem products and services by educating veterinarians and their staff on the benefits of the product or service..."

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Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) â Part Time

"...hobby farm animals Join the team! Duties Continued: ï· Administer injections, medications, treatments, and supportive care as directed by CHS Veterinarians ï· Enter exam notes and lab results..."

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Recent episodes that mention veterinarians.

Why vets aren't going north

Duration: 5:33

"...There's a growing problem in rural and remote areas of Ontario..."


Data-driven cattle management spurred Kee Jim to Cattle Feeder Hall of Fame

Duration: 11:58

"...After 40 years in the cattle business, a Canadian veterinarian, entreprenuer, and cattle feeder legend got the tip of the hat and was inducted in to the Cattle Feeders Hall of Fame last week during the National Cattlemen's Beef Association cattle convention..."


VETSon brings virtual health care to farm animals

Duration: 5:13

"...Getting timely access to a veterinarian can be challenging for many livestock farmers..."


Dairy cows last longer when farmers listen

Duration: 8:19

"...The average Canadian dairy cow milks for about 2. 8 lactations..."


Informative Video

Discussions, Documentaries, and Investigative Reports about veterinarians.

AI can now read your cat's pain

"...Veterinarians measure cat pain using complex tests like the Glasgow Composite Measure Pain Scale, which requires painstaking examination of an animals subtle facial expressions and behaviors..."


Pre-recorded Talk: Strategic Planning for Crises (Panel 1: The Virus)

"...Saif, Distinguished University Professor, The Ohio State University, [Center for Food Animal Research, College of Veterinary Medicine and College of Food, Agriculture and Environmental Sciences (CVM/OARDC/CFAES)] ..."


How robots could end animal captivity in zoos and marine parks | Just Might Work

"...From an industry perspective, whats probably most alluring about robotic dolphins isnt what they can do, but what they dont need: food, sleep, training, and veterinary care..."


Saving the Wild | Part 2: Rhinos | Free Documentary Nature

"...Nkomazi Game Reserve in South Africa is home to some amazing wildlife, but poachers have attacked..."


Academic Research

Recent peer-reviewed papers about veterinarians relevant to the latest news.

Soil Antibiotics: How Long Will This Matrix be Neglected?

"...This becomes even more complex when trying to assess the effects of antibiotics on organisms and edaphic communities that occupy key ecological niches for ecosystem services..."


Effect of Chitosan as Part of Biologically Active Feeding BiHit on Economically Useful Features of Bees

"...The composition BiHit was developed and tested for biologically active feeding bees containing various modifications of chitosan, on the basis of private apiaries of the Moscow oblast and the Republic of Crimea, which showed its positive effect on economically useful signs of bees..."


Investigating the illicit market in veterinary medicines: An exploratory online study with pet owners in the United Kingdom

"...Drawing on Passas? criminogenic asymmetries framework, the research found that the confluence of legal, political, cultural, economic and knowledge asymmetries likely facilitate the market in illicit veterinary medicines in the UK..."


First molecular detection and phylogenetic analysis of Mycoplasma wenyonii and Candidatus Mycoplasma haemobos in cattle in diff

"...There is no data on the presence and distributions of bovine hemoplasma species in cattle in Kyrgyzstan, notwithstanding their potential negative economic impact on cattle production industries..."


Socio-environmental impacts of non-native and transplanted aquatic mollusc species in South America: What do we really know?

"...We encourage targeting the less known areas of research, such as economic valuation of human health (and veterinary) impacts attributable to NNMS or TMS and expand our knowledge of environmental impacts for the species listed in this study..."


Head arteries of the red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris)

"...Description of the detailed anatomy of the head arteries in red squirrels may contribute to establishing diagnostic and treatment protocols for wildlife rehabilitation centers, which may be crucial since red squirrels are endangered by the spreading of invasive Eastern gray squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis) in Europe..."


Safety concerns and potential hazards of occupational brucellosis in developing countries: a review

"..., we conducted electronic and full-text searches of the Science Direct, CABI Direct, Web of Science, PubMed, and Scopus databases using different search terms, including ?occupational,? ?brucellosis,? ?veterinarians,? ?abattoir workers,? ?laboratory workers,? ?One Health,? ?zookeepers,? ?hunters,? ?farmers,? ?shepherds,? and ?butchers..."


Heart Monitoring Vest (MAC) for Cats and Dogs

"...The Heart monitoring vest (MAC) for cats and dogs serves as a tool for detecting an arrhythmia before a regrettable consequence occurs, the vest can be used if the veterinarian detects any anomalies in their physiological variables, with the intention of assisting veterinarians in diagnosing this condition..."


Molecular Identification of Aedes, Armigeres, and Culex Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) Using Mitochondrial Cytochrome Oxidase

"...Conclusion This study provides useful information on the molecular identification and genetic diversity of mosquito vectors with medical and veterinary significance, which may assist in the improvement of mosquito control programs..."


Equine Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Culture

"...Induced PSCs have since revolutionized biomedical research, holding tremendous potential also in other areas such as livestock production and wildlife conservation..."


Infantile hemangioma in a subadult Chinese pangolin: a case report

"...The classification methods for hemangiomas differ between human and veterinary medicine, and the basis for tumor classification can be found in the literature..."


Epidemiological study of gastrointestinal helminths among dogs from Northeastern Nigeria: a potential public health concern

"...A total of 470 dogs attending veterinary clinics in Northeastern Nigeria were screened for gastrointestinal helminths using standard parasitological techniques..."