The Western College of Veterinary Medicine was established in 1964 and currently enrolls approximately 280 undergraduate and 65 graduate students. Its five departments employ over 200 faculty and staff. The college offers courses leading to the degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.) In its short history the college has quickly gained international stature and credibility in the fields of animal reproduction, gastroenterology, toxicology and wildlife health.
The College has a fully functional Veterinary Teaching Hospital.
The Western College of Veterinary Medicine was established at the University of Saskatchewan in 1964, as a result of a decision by representatives of the University, the governments of the four western provinces and the federal government. The first class entered the College in 1965 and graduated in 1969.
There are five departments within the College:
- Large Animal Clinical Sciences
- Small Animal Clinical Sciences
- Veterinary Microbiology
- Veterinary Pathology
- Veterinary Biomedical Sciences
Dr. Douglas Freeman
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