Great blue heron heals at WCVM
Did you know that October is Registered Veterinary Technologist and Technicians (RVT) month? RVT's are an incredibly important part of the Veterinary Medical Centre team and all animal health care teams across Western Canada. Thank you for all the work you do! Saskatchewan Association of Veterinary Technologists For more information on #RVTmonth, visit
Vetavision 2017 is in full swing at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine! These are just a few of the different animals, displays and demonstrations going on at this family friendly event! WCVM Vetavision University of Saskatchewan

WCVM Dean Dr. Doug Freeman's op-ed outlines why the Alberta government's decision to abandon a 54-year partnership in veterinary education jeopardizes agriculture, public health and food safety in the West. Visit:

Albertans have had access to WCVM infrastructure, programs, research, expertise and equipment for five decades. Walking away from this successful partnership cuts off Alberta from these resources and weakens the province’s leadership role in veterinary medicine.

Last October, the government of Alberta pulled its $8 million in annual funding for the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM), abandoning a partnership that has delivered consistent value f…

The WCVM Today Class of 2018 will soon finish their four-year Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program with us! Over the next few weeks, we're highlighting where some of our new graduates will work after finishing their final clinical rotation.

Amber Backwell of Vancouver, B.C., will begin a small animal rotating internship at VCA Canada Western Veterinary Specialist & Emergency Centre in Calgary, Alta. An interesting fact about Amber: she's one of the few veterinary students in Canada who visited Sable Island to study its herd of feral horses. Amber lived on Sable Island during her time as a summer research student in 2015.

Congratulations, Amber! #WCVMClassOf2018 Alberta Veterinary Medical Association CVMA-Society of BC Veterinarians Chapter

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