Veterinary Links


Education Veterinary Medicine

The Atlantic Veterinary College 
University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Université de Montréal 
Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec

The Ontario Veterinary College 
University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario

The Western College of Veterinary Medicine 
University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

University of Calgary - Faculty of Veterinary Medicine 
Calgary, Alberta


Education Animal Health Care

Animal Health Technology 
Red River College offers Animal Health Technology training.

Canadian Association of Animal Health Technologists 
Communication, direction, and support of provincial AHT/VT associations to achieve national and international professional recognition


Canada's Veterinary Medical Associations

Alberta Veterinary Medical Association 
Professional association for veterinarians licensed in Alberta.

British Columbia Veterinary Medical Association 
The professional association for veterinarians licensed in British Columbia.

Canadian Veterinary Medical Association 
The official Web site of the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association

College of Veterinarians of Ontario 
The College of Veterinarians of Ontario (CVO) regulates the practice of veterinary medicine in Ontario to protect the public interest. The CVO is not a school or university. The CVO licenses veterinarians, inspects and accredits veterinary facilities and

Ontario Veterinary Medical Association 
The OVMA is the professional association representing veterinarians in Ontario. The OVMA's products and services include economic research, continuing education programs, and public relations campaigns.

Quebec Veterinary Medical Association 
Promoting quality veterinary medicine and protecting the public while striving for improved animal and public health

Saskatchewan Veterinary Medical Association 
Dedicated to the protection of the public by ensuring the proficiency, competency and ethical behavior of SVMA members in the practice of veterinary medicine.


Animal Health & Wellness - provincial

Brandon Humane Society 
Providing aid and assistance to companion animals.

City of Winnipeg Animal Services 
Providing animal control under The City of Winnipeg Act

Farm Animal Council 
Informing and educating the public about how farmers care for their animals, and supporting commodity member groups in informing and educating producers about animal welfare issues

Winnipeg Humane Society (WHS) 
Protecting animals from suffering and promoting their welfare and dignity. The WHS also provides a variety of educational programs. Please see their site for further information.


American/Other Veterinary Organizations

American Animal Hospital Association  
Enhance veterinarians' abilities to provide quality medical care to companion animals; enabling veterinarians to successfully conduct their practices and maintain their facilities with high standards of excellence; meeting the public's needs as they relat

American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists 
The college certifies veterinarians in ophthalmology in addition to providing services to diplomates, company partners and the public.

American College of Veterinary Surgeons 
The specialty board that sets the standards for advanced professionalism in veterinary surgery.

American Veterinary Medical Association 
Advancing the science and art of veterinary medicine, including its relationship to public health, biological science, and agriculture.

World Veterinary Association 
Protecting and improving animal welfare, animal health and human health as part of the One world - one health concept


Animal Health & Wellness National/International

Animal Nutrition Association of Canada 
Representing manufacturers and suppliers of animal nutrition products to Canada's livestock and poultry industries

ASPCA National Animal Poison Control Center 
The premier animal-oriented poison control centre in North America

Canadian Agri-Food Research Council 
National coordinating system for agri-food research and technology transfer in Canada

Canadian Animal Health Institute 
The trade association representing animal health companies that develop, manufacture and distribute animal health products

Canadian Cooperative Wildlife Health Centre 
Applying veterinary medical sciences to wildlife conservation and management in Canada

Companion Animal Health Fund (WCVM) 
Sustaining and advancing WCVM's pet health program and facilities

International Portal on Food Safety, Animal & Plant Health 
Facilitates trade in food and agriculture products

Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council 
Ensuring the highest level of pet care attainable and a guarantee of a fair and equitable representation for all facets of the Canadian pet industry

Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization 
Research, development and commercialization of products used by producers in the food animal industry

Western Canadian Association of Bovine Practitioners 
Elevating standards of bovine practice; promoting research into bovine diseases; establishing and maintaining liaisons

World Health Organization 
The United Nations specialized agency for health

World Organization for Animal Health 
Ensuring transparency in the global animal disease and zoonosis situation


Government - Manitoba

Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives 
The site for provincial agricultural program information

Manitoba Health 
Access to information on health initiatives in the Province


Government - Federal

Bureau of Veterinary Drugs (Health Canada) 
Evaluating and monitoring the safety, quality and effectiveness of veterinary drugs administered to food-producing and companion animals

Canadian Food Inspection Agency 
Responsible for the delivery of all federal food, animal and plant health inspection programs


Canadian Livestock Producer Associations

Dairy Farmers of Manitoba 
Dairy production in Manitoba

Manitoba Bison Association  
Bison production in Manitoba

Manitoba Beef Producers 
Beef production in Manitoba

Manitoba Chicken Producers 
Chicken production in Manitoba

Manitoba Egg Farmers 
Egg production in Manitoba

Manitoba Elk Growers Association 
Elk production in Manitoba

Manitoba Goat Association 
Goat production in Manitoba

Manitoba Pork Council 
Pork production in Manitoba

Manitoba Sheep Association 
Sheep production in Manitoba

Manitoba Turkey Producers 
Turkey production in Manitoba


American Producer Associations

American Association of Bovine Practitioners 
An international association of veterinarians organized to enhance the professional lives of its members through relevant continuing education that will improve the well-being of cattle and the economic success of their owners, increase awareness and promote the cattle industry.

American Association of Equine Practitioners 
The world's largest professional association of equine veterinarians. The AAEP's mission is to improve the health and welfare of the horse, to further the professional development of its members, and to provide resources and leadership for the benefit of the horse community.

American Association of Swine Veterinarians
Increasing the knowledge of swine veterinarians by promoting the development and availability of the resources which enhance the effectiveness of professional activities creating opportunities which inspire personal and professional growth.

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