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2017 Annual Report

The College's 2017 Annual Report discusses the College's priorities and accomplishments throughout the year.

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College News

Understanding the impact of the Cannabis Act on animal welfare
October 17, 2018

With the Cannabis Act in effect today, there is speculation about the impact the Cannabis Act will have on veterinary practice in Ontario. Read more

CVO opens consultation on draft standard on humane animal handling and restraint by veterinarians
October 04, 2018

The Council of the College of Veterinarians of Ontario (CVO) is seeking public input on a draft standard on humane animal handling and restraint by veterinarians. Read more

College releases new standards
September 13, 2018

The Council of the College of Veterinarians of Ontario (CVO) has released four new and revised standards setting out veterinary obligations related to drugs. Read more

New College survey seeks your perspective
June 04, 2018

The College of Veterinarians of Ontario is seeking the feedback and advice of licensed members. Read more

College finalizes recommendations to modernize the Veterinarians Act
March 15, 2018

At its December 2017 meeting, the College Council approved 19 recommendations for modernizing the Veterinarians Act with amendments based on stakeholder feedback. Read more

College elects 2018 Executive
December 13, 2017

Dr. Steven Jacobs, of Guelph, Ontario, is the new president of the College of Veterinarians of Ontario (CVO). Read more

Profession establishes agenda for veterinary stewardship of antibiotic use
December 04, 2017

Through this second GF2 project studying antimicrobial resistance, the College continued to work with veterinarians and producers to review antibiotic use in food animals and establish a consensus on opportunities for lasting and meaningful changes in practice. Read more

College Statement on Recent Court Decision on Use of Cosmetic Teeth Cleaning
November 06, 2017

A recent decision of the Superior Court of Justice - Ontario has provided further clarity related to the area of anesthesia-free dentistry performed by non-veterinarians. Read more

College articulate position on antimicrobial resistance
October 18, 2017

At a recent meeting, Council clearly articulated its position on antimicrobial resistance in a new policy document. Read more

Practice Advisory: Pregnancy Diagnosis using Transabdominal Ultrasound
August 28, 2017

In late spring of 2017 the College received an inquiry related to the utilization of technicians to perform pregnancy checks on small ruminants with transabdominal ultrasound. Read more

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