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Veterinarians without Borders Canada has released some exciting opportunities for Canadians to volunteer overseas, including very dairy-specific postings (particularly Uganda and Kenya). All placement details are found at We welcome Canadian applicants who are interested in following in the footsteps of the volunteers before them and contribute to the impact that VWB/VSF can have in impoverished communities. Becoming a VWB/VSF volunteer is a challenging and fulfilling experience, one that will enlighten anyone who has the courage to embark on such a venture!

 The volunteers selected will be provided with the following:
- Travel and accommodation for the five-day pre-departure training course in Ottawa
- Return airfare to placement country and visa/permit costs
- Required vaccinations, anti-malarial medication and overseas emergency travel health insurance
- Monthly living allowance (MLA), designed to cover simple housing, basic food requirements and other typical monthly living expenses.

Anyone interested can send their resume and a covering letter which clearly indicate the position they are applying for, and how qualifications meet the requirements of this posting. Resume and cover letters can be sent to: Monique Charron at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you need more information, please contact the Volunteer Program Manager Kristen Rodrigues at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To help detect and control Johne's disease in the province, the Ministry of Agriculture has developed a surveillance and control program for Saskatchewan producers of purebred cattle. The Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association is the administrator for this program, which is funded under Growing Forward 2. Please visit for more information and eligibility.

Check out WCVM Today's article on Dr. Albert Barth!

Vet of the Year

January 31, 2013

WCABP / Boehringer-Ingelheim veterinarian of the year ... List of past recipients:

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