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Bruce: WCVM’s “perfect teaching stallion”

April 02nd, 2012

For more than a decade, a grey-haired “gentleman” named Bruce played a key role in the hands-on training of students at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM). Bruce was a 32-year-old grey quarter horse who was “the perfect teaching stallion” for the college’s veterinary students and theriogenology residents, says WCVM associate professor Dr. Steve Manning. “He was all stallion …

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EHRF puts equine research teams to work

The Equine Health Research Fund has allotted more than $106,000 to six research projects that will ultimately help to improve veterinary health care for horses across Canada. The research will be conducted by researchers at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) over the next 18 months. As the work progresses, watch for more updates about some of these projects …

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Horse Health Lines (Autumn 2010) now online

The Autumn 2010 issue of Horse Health Lines is now online. View your own full-colour copy of the WCVM Equine Health Research Fund’s news publication. Inside this issue, you’ll find the following stories: • “I’m Just a Curious Guy”: A profile of Dr. Andy Allen — veterinary pathologist, researcher and “general manager” for equine sarcoid research projects at the WCVM. • Operation …

October 26th, 2010 Full story »

Dr. Claire Card. Photo: Debra Marshall.

WCVM scientists present in The Netherlands

In August, Dr. Claire Card presented a research paper entitled, “Effects of equine arteritis virus — positive semen on mare fertility,” at the Ninth International Equine Reproduction Symposium in Kerkrade, The Netherlands. Card is a professor in WCVM’s Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences and a diplomate of the American College of Theriogenologists. She supervises the work of graduate student …

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