The Alliance provides funding to the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College through the Veterinary Capacity Program (VCP). The VCP ensures an ongoing supply of rural and agricultural veterinarians who can support farming communities and monitor the health of animals in the food chain, as well as veterinarians with the skills and expertise to serve on the front line of disease surveillance.
Showcasing the success of Partnership programs and research
Go behind the scenes with veterinary students who completed placements last fall. The externship is a component of the Veterinary Capacity Program, which is supported by the Alliance and places students in a veterinary practice that works with food animals, as well as companion animals and/or horses.
Could the use of selective antibiotic treatment strategies at veal operations decrease the opportunity for bacteria to develop antimicrobial resistance?
Taika von Königslöw, a doctor of veterinary science candidate in the Department of Population Medicine, is looking at prudent use of antibiotics for calves upon arrival at veal operations.