Mother and Daughter Vets in Ghana

Mother and daughter in mountainous landscape

Dr. Shauna Thomas, a 2019 Ontario Veterinary College grad, spent the first part of 2020 serving in Ghana with the international organization Veterinarians Without Borders.  She was accompanied on the adventure by her mother, Dr. Ingrid Van Der Linden, also a veterinarian. They both have practices in eastern Ontario.  The mother and daughter were in

Cannabis as treatment for animal cancer

cannabis treatment for animal cancer

Can cannabis products kill cancer cells? A study at the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) aims to find out. Prof. Sam Hocker, Department of Clinical Studies, is undertaking a three-year study to learn more about the anti-cancer properties of cannabidiol and its potential for treating urothelial carcinoma, a difficult-to-treat bladder cancer in animals.