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The University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College has placed 1st in Canada, 3rd in North America and 7th globally in the 2019 World University Rankings.

Ontario Veterinary College Earns Top 10 in World University Rankings

The University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) has placed first in Canada, third in North America and seventh globally in the 2019 World University Rankings. “We challenge our students to be forward-thinking in understanding, creating and finding solutions to…

Nancy Kavanagh (centre) secretary of the Equine Foundation of Canada, with Gayle Ecker, director of Equine Guelph, on the left, and OVC Dean Jeffrey Wichtel, on the right.

EFC Donates High-Tech Horse Model to Guelph

A high-tech horse model will provide valuable hands-on learning to student veterinarians at the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College courtesy of a donation from the Equine Foundation of Canada. Nancy Kavanagh, secretary of the EFC delivered a cheque for…

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The Impact of Impact on Bone Health

Ontario Veterinary College, graduate student, Cristin McCarty is no stranger to joint health issues having to work through her own athletic injuries from rowing. As an avid rider since age 5, McCarty bought an ex-racehorse in her early teens for…

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OVC Research Update at Woodbine

Ontario Veterinary College researchers shared some of their latest results during a presentation at Woodbine racetrack on May 22, 2014, thanks to generous sponsorship from the Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association of Ontario (HBPA) and Woodbine Entertainment Group. This research…

OVC’s 2014 Externship Project

Each summer, Ontario Veterinary College DVM students entering their fourth year of studies must complete an eight-week externship course in a mixed (companion and food animal or companion and equine) practice. This year, five students will share their experiences through…

A Guided Tour of Equine Anatomy will be conducted by Dr. Jeff Thomason on April 26 and 27, 2014.

OVC Offers A Guided Tour of Equine Anatomy

A Guided Tour of Equine Anatomy is a dissection workshop offered to horse enthusiasts and professionals alike to help them understand equine anatomy first hand. Led by Ontario Veterinary College researcher and anatomy instructor, Dr. Jeff Thomason, this unique educational…

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Equine Guelph Launches Research Radio

Equine Guelph is proud to announce the launch of a new audio podcast on their popular web site. Equine Guelph has teamed up with Trot Radio’s Norm Borg and SSG Gloves to produce Research Radio, an online podcast updating you…

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OVC Offers Critical Care and Support to Ontario’s Equine Industry

While for most of us it seems like winter is just beginning, it is the start of spring in the eyes of the equine world as foaling season begins each January. Deep inside the Large Animal Clinic at the Ontario…

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Woodbine Under Quarantine for EHV-1

Woodbine Entertainment Group has imposed a quarantine on Woodbine Racetrack’ Barn 1 as a precaution against equine herpes virus (EHV-1). On June 10th, two horses from Barn 1 who were exhibiting signs of illness, including fever and neurological symptoms, were…

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EHV-1 in Ontario: ORC Update

As of May 28, 2013, there have been no further confirmed cases of EHV-1 in Ontario since the restrictions on racing were imposed. At the request of the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC), Dr Scott Weese, an expert in infectious disease…

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