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Veterinarians

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News and Opinion

Coverage of veterinarians since December 1, 2021.

Fundraising for local family dog's surgery hits halfway mark

"...A Salt Spring mother is getting closer to her goal of providing life-saving veterinary care for her son’s dog Bella.  ..."

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Documentary series shows how wildlife veterinarians care for northern animals

"...Polar bear root canals, muskox waking up early from anesthesia and surgery on grey wolves – it doesn’t matter how good their bedside manner is, wildlife veterinarians rarely see cooperative patients..."

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CCA Update : Exports, BSE case, M-COOL

"...He says we have a unique veterinary certificate with Korea that we're actually in the process of recommending be changed now that we've gotten negligible risk status..."

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5 cattle euthanized among nearly 100 removed from property near Warsaw, Ont.

"...According to Brent Ross, a spokesperson for the Ministry of the Solicitor General, as part of an Dec. 16 inspection at a County Road 4 property just north of the village of Warsaw, AWS officials removed 100 “in-distress” cattle on the advice of a veterinarian..."

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Toronto couple's dog could be denied life-saving care due to vet shortage

"...If you're a pet owner and have had trouble accessing your veterinarian, you're not alone. A vet shortage is leading to a crisis in the veterinary world and for one Toronto couple and their dog, it could lead to a tragic end. Kayla McLean reports..."

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Canada's veterinarian shortage is shaping up to be a full-on crisis

"...Every year, more vets retire than graduate, and while creating more spaces in veterinary schools seems an obvious fix, most provincial governments won’t pay..."

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How a great white shark altered an N.S. underwater researcher's diving plans for 2022

"...On Nov. 9, 2021, as Dalhousie University's veterinarian was scuba diving in waters off Halifax, hoping to see torpedo rays, he was hunted by a great white shark 23 metres below the surface. In an interview Friday, the diver recalled how the juvenile shark's length of two to three metres indicated the animal was at its most dangerous stage of development — when it stops focusing on hunting fish and starts seeking large mammals..."

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Concerns over closure of exotic animals department at Ontario Veterinary College

"...The Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph will be shutting down its department that specializes in providing care for birds and exotic animals in August. It’s a cause for concern for those who depend on its medical care..."

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Emergency vet care for your pets

"...Steve Ruddick spent the morning at Hamilton Region Emergency Veterinary Clinic..."

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Edmonton's animal cruelty investigations unit example for other police services

"...She said the dog got its name because of how “tuckered out” he looked when they were driving him to the veterinary clinic..."

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1.3 million farm animals dead due to climate change: What can B.C. do to stop the next catastrophe? Globalnews.ca

"...Farmers, meanwhile, say they’re the last people who want to see farm animals injured or killed. It eats into their profits and they have to cope with the emotional toll of cleaning up the carcasses. But there have been three large-scale natural disasters linked to climate change in B..."

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COVID-19 virus found in 3 Quebec deer, Canadian officials say Globalnews.ca

"...In previous interviews with Global News about the American research, Canadian scientists expressed concern about the possibility that deer were becoming infected with the virus that causes COVID-19. “Any disease that gets into multiple species, we can’t eradicate,” said Scott Weese, a veterinary infectious disease specialist with the Ontario Veterinary College and director of the Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses. Jeff Bowman, a wildlife research scientist with Ontario’s Ministry of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry, told Global News that Canadians were looking for the possibility that wildlife species, including deer, could become a “reservoir” for SARS-CoV-2..."

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Jobs in veterinarians

Recent employment opportunities from across Canada.

Veterinary Tech Assistant - VCA Canada Westside Animal Hospital - VCA Canada - Toronto, ON

"...dependable and caring veterinary Technician Assistant to join our fun and motivated team! This is an exceptional opportunity for an organized, motivated, and empathetic individual to join us in a very important support role for the entire hospital..."

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Veterinary Technician - Milliken Animal Clinic - Scarborough, ON

"...At Milliken, we provide a supportive environment to encourage new ideas, and a harmonious environment for our team..."

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Client Care Representative/Receptionist - Small Animal Veterinary Hospital - Toronto, ON

"...You will work in a thriving clinic that will appreciate your background and support you while you continue to expand your client service skills and veterinary knowledge. **The ideal applicant has..."

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Client Care Representative/Receptionist - Small Animal Veterinary Hospital - Toronto, ON

"...You will work in a thriving clinic that will appreciate your background and support you while you continue to expand your client service skills and veterinary knowledge. **The ideal applicant has..."

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Podcasts

Recent episodes that mention veterinarians.

WAVES Is Collecting Blood Donations For Dogs

Duration: 13:22

"...For Good News Friday, we learn about a program at Westcoast Animal Veterinary Emergency Specialty Hospital to collect and provide dogs in need with donated blood. ..."

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Domestic Violence & Pets Part ii: Parachutes for Pets

Duration: 25:50

"...Parachutes for Pets is a grassroots organization based in the Calgary area, providing care packages, veterinarian services and other pet-related needs to people experiencing homelessness, poverty and leaving abusive places..."

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Episode 041 - Dr. Lora Kim Joyner protects parrots in Honduras and beyond

Duration: 50:04

"...Dr LoraKim Joyner is a wildlife veterinarian working with avian species..."

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Informative Video

Discussions, Documentaries, and Investigative Reports about veterinarians.

Addressing Ontario's Veterinary Shortage

"...The Agenda asks if there enough veterinarians to care for them all..."

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COVID-19 Symposium: Strategic Planning for Crises (Introduction and Panel 1)

"...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)] ..."

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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)] ..."

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

"...From an industry perspective, what’s probably most alluring about robotic dolphins isn’t what they can do, but what they don’t need: food, sleep, training, and veterinary care..."

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Academic Research

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

Challenges in Veterinary Vaccine Development

"...Infectious diseases in animals are a major threat to global animal health and its welfare; their effective control is crucial for agronomic health, for safeguarding food security and also alleviating rural poverty..."

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Antibiotic usage and resistance in animal production in Vietnam: a review of existing literature

"...Thus, a thorough understanding on the ABR in veterinary settings would be beneficial to the Vietnam public health authority in formulating timely interventions..."

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Impact of climate change on pastoralists? resilience and sustainable mitigation in Punjab, Pakistan

"...Climate change has adversely affected pastoral community in Pakistan through increased severity of livestock diseases, floods, and drought..."

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Food safety concerns in edible grasshoppers: a review of microbiological and heavy metal hazards

"...The present review assesses the risks (microbiological and heavy metals hazards) of wild-harvested Ruspolia differens (Serville) (Orthoptera: Tettigonidae) and compares with the levels recommended for minced meat as an indicator of food safety for edible insects..."

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Tick species identification and molecular detection of tick-borne pathogens in blood and ticks collected from cattle in Egypt

"...These findings should be taken in consideration regarding human and animal wellbeing by the public health and veterinary authorities in Egypt..."

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Torn between responsibility and loyalty: how the veterinarian profession designs antibiotic resistance policies that shake its

"...The policies also call for coordination with other relevant professionals, mainly in the areas of human medicine and food safety, which can limit the veterinary profession?s autonomous decision-making..."

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Being a vet: the veterinary profession in social science research

"...This article analyses four major structuring dynamics: the sociodemographic evolutions that are currently taking place within the profession (1); the transformation of practices and knowledge in relation, on the one hand, to the increase in the number of pets (2) and, on the other hand, to the evolution of farming systems (3); and the ways public authorities govern veterinary public health (4)..."

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Developing a database of systematic reviews of animal studies

"...The database was developed using a rigorous, systematic approach and covers a broad range of research fields: preclinical research, toxicology, environmental health, and veterinary medicine..."

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Canine gastrointestinal parasites as a potential source of zoonotic infections in Nigeria: A nationwide survey

"...The zoonotic potential of these parasites is exacerbated by the lack of both operational national policies to control the population of free-roaming dogs and to promote responsible dog ownership, and veterinary public health programs for dogs..."

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Occupational exposure and challenges in tackling M. bovis at human?animal interface: a narrative review

"...bovis), a member of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTBC) has increasingly gathered attention as a public health risk, particularly in developing countries with higher disease prevalence..."

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The occurrence of Anisakis spp. in Australian waters: past, present, and future trends

"...Nematodes belonging to the genus Anisakis (family Anisakidae) are an important part of this biodiversity due to their ability to be repeatedly transmitted among their intermediate hosts before reaching the top of the food pyramid..."

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Haemato-biochemical characterization of fasciolosis in Gir cattle and Jaffrabadi buffaloes

"...The data presented here will not only help the epidemiologist but also help the field veterinarians in prognosis, diagnosis and planning the treatment and control strategies against Fasciola infection in bovines..."

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