A tiny tapeworm that can make people seriously ill is now common in wildlife throughout Alberta, researchers at the University of Calgary’s faculty of veterinary medicine have found. The parasitic tapeworm called echinococcus multilocularis (E. multilocularis) is common in Europe and was first detected in wildlife in Western Canada in 2012. A year later, the […] Read more
Father and daughter cattle ranchers with a passion for animal care and welfare have donated $5 million to support research at the University of Calgary. Building on a commitment to best practices and the use of technology in their own operations, J.C. (Jack) Anderson and his daughter Wynne Chisholm from W.A. Ranches made the gift, […] Read more
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