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Ontario’s veterinary leaders concerned with shortage of veterinarians
April 15, 2021

Demand for veterinary services has been growing for several years. Veterinary healthcare teams have ben stretched to the breaking point, and the added pressures of offering care during the pandemic has further reinforced the importance of robust veterinary healthcare services. Results of a 2020 study by the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association confirmed that demand for veterinary services has or will soon exceed capacity in most parts of Canada. Read more

College of Veterinarians of Ontario elects Executive Committee
January 07, 2021

Dr. Tyrrel de Langley, of London, Ontario, is the new President of the College of Veterinarians of Ontario (CVO), the province’s regulatory and licensing body for Ontario’s 5,100 veterinarians. Read more

CVO elects Executive Committee
December 16, 2019

Dr. Susan Warren, of Long Point, Ontario, is the new president of the College of Veterinarians of Ontario (CVO), the province’s regulatory and licensing body for Ontario’s 5,000 veterinarians. Read more

College Council maintains position on medically unnecessary veterinary surgery
October 08, 2019

The Council of the College of Veterinarians of Ontario (College) does not support unnecessary surgery on any animal. This position was re-confirmed in a discussion on medically unnecessary veterinary surgery at its fall Council meeting. Read more

College Council updates policy on after-hours care services
July 26, 2019

The College has expanded the options for how veterinarians can deliver after hours care services. Read more

Council updates pain management policy
July 18, 2019

The College recently approved changes to its policy on pain management. Read more

Practice of Veterinary Medicine in Ontario and Cannabis
July 11, 2019

The College continues to work with Health Canada to understand the application of the Cannabis Act to veterinary medicine. Read more

College Council hosts June meeting in Sudbury
June 06, 2019

The Council of the College of Veterinarians of Ontario (College) is holding its June meeting in Sudbury and hopes to see you there. Read more

Animal Welfare Reporting - Important Notice April 1, 2019
April 01, 2019

Every licensed veterinarian in Ontario has the important responsibility to report suspected animal abuse, suffering and/or neglect to the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OSPCA). Read more

Council releases the 2018 Annual Report
February 15, 2019

The College of Veterinarians of Ontario fulfills its mandate by managing the risks involved in the delivery of veterinary medicine in Ontario according to the College’s 2018 Annual Report. Read more

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