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Alberta feedlot vet wins animal welfare award

Reading Time: < 1 minute Dr. Joyce Van Donkersgoed is the winner of an award from the Canadian Association of Bovine Veterinarians and Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada) for her leadership in improving the welfare of feedlot animals. The Coaldale veterinarian was instrumental in the development of the Canadian Feedlot Animal Care Assessment tool for auditing animal welfare, the first certified audit […] Read more


Pain and inflammation drug approved for sheep

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boehringer Ingelheim’s Metacam 20 has been approved in Canada for use in the alleviation of pain and inflammation in sheep. This is the first approval for Metacam 20 in sheep worldwide. The approval comes following a joint submission from Boehringer Ingelheim in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand that saw regulatory agencies from each country participate in a […] Read more