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©2018 by Veterinary Agri-Health Services Ltd.

NEWS

The food animal world is always evolving; VETERINARY AGRI-HEALTH SERVICES LTD. is committed to providing our clients with knowledge and insight on the changing industry.

2019

August 2019

2019 WVC Continuing Educator of the Year

Congratulations to our very own Dr. Elizabeth for being awarded WVC Continuing Educator of the Year! A number of our veterinarians at VAHS are invited to speak all around the world. Dr. Elizabeth has traveled to Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, as well as various states and provinces throughout North America, to share her research, knowledge, and past experiences....Read More

March 2019

2018 ABVMA Communication Award

Congratulations, Dr. Cody Creelman, on the 2018 ABVMA Communication Award, which is presented to a member of the ABVMA in recognition of efforts to enhance the public image of the veterinary profession in Alberta....Read More

2018

October 2018

Establish Your VCPR

Health Canada has introduced changes to the way animal owners access antimicrobials in order to prevent the spread of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Going forward, your veterinarian-client-patient relationship (VCPR) will be the key component in antimicrobial prescription and distribution....Read More

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October 2018

Lameness - Easy to see, hard to treat

Elizabeth Homerosky, DVM, MSc., DABVP - Lameness is quickly becoming the most significant animal welfare issue in feedlots. In fact, a recent study revealed lame animals accounted for ~37% of all animals housed in feedlot chronic pens. An additional ~11% of chronic pen residents were diagnosed with both lameness and pneumonia. In some feedlots, as much as half of all euthanized animals were the result of non-responsive lameness. The total estimated cost associated with an animal requiring one single treatment for lameness ranged from ~$110 to $143....Read More

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July 2018

VAHS - 25 Years! est. 1993

This July marks a significant milestone for Veterinary Agri-Health Services as we celebrate our 25th anniversary. Started as a one man practice by Mike in 1993 working out of the basement of his house, there have been many changes along the way.  As with many successful businesses, good timing helped in those early days....Read More