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AVC to handle non-routine care for New Brunswick horses

New Brunswick’s government, which co-ordinates veterinary services in the province, has reached a deal with the University of Prince Edward Island’s Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) to provide “specialty services” for horses. Details of the agreement in principle, announced last week, are “still being finalized,” the province said in a release, but service delivery is expected […] Read more

P.E.I. brings provincial vet job in-house

Relying until now on the services of the Atlantic Veterinary College, Prince Edward Island’s government has named a new in-house provincial veterinarian. The province on Tuesday named Dr. Carolyn Sanford to fill the post, in which she’ll oversee policy and regulatory issues related to animal health and welfare, including livestock and poultry as well as […] Read more


Veterinarian and P.E.I. ag minister Bud Ings, 89

Memorial services were held Friday in Montague, P.E.I. for Dr. Bud Ings, a “pioneer” of veterinary medicine who served as the province’s agriculture minister in the 1970s and later supported the development of the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC). Ings, who died last Friday at Montague’s Kings County Memorial Hospital at age 89, “worked tirelessly to […] Read more