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News and press releases provide information on current happenings at the College.

CVO launches consultations on ambitious legislative reform initiative
May 31, 2016

The College of Veterinarians of Ontario welcomes your input on initial legislative reform concepts. At a recent meeting, Council approved three concepts for early consultation with the profession and the public. Read more

College of Veterinarians of Ontario moves into second phase of antimicrobial project
May 13, 2016

The College of Veterinarians of Ontario is pleased to launch the second phase of its project to study the use of antimicrobial pharmaceuticals among food animal veterinarians. Read more

College elects Executive Committee
December 03, 2015

Dr. Larry Caven, of Pakenham, Ontario, is the new president of the College of Veterinarians of Ontario (CVO), the province’s regulatory and licensing body for Ontario’s 4,400 veterinarians. Read more

College releases report on antibiotic use among food-producing animal veterinarians
November 16, 2015

The College of Veterinarians of Ontario (College) is releasing the final report on a project which studied antibiotic stewardship and veterinary medicine in Ontario. Read more

College releases position on animal welfare
November 11, 2015

The College’s new position statement on animal welfare acknowledges the Council’s responsibility to debate, consider and offer its perspective when matters involving animal welfare and the practice of veterinary medicine are brought to the attention of the College. Read more

One new member on Council for coming year
October 30, 2015

The College of Veterinarians of Ontario welcomes one new Council member and one returning Council member as a result of the 2015 election. Read more

College seeking feedback on draft report looking at antibiotic use in food-producing animals
July 27, 2015

The College of Veterinarians of Ontario (College) is seeking input on its draft report discussing veterinary stewardship of antibiotic use in food-producing animals. Read more

Court orders Proactive Pet Health Inc. to cease unauthorized practice
June 17, 2015

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has issued an Order requiring a non-veterinarian stop practising veterinary medicine. Read more

College releases practice standard in dentistry
April 16, 2015

After extensive consultation, the College Council approved a revised Professional Practice Standard on Veterinary Dentistry. Read more

Court orders Pup Star to cease unauthorized practice
January 29, 2015

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has added clarity to an existing Order that a non-veterinarian stop practising veterinary medicine. Read more

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