THE TELEMEDICINE SERVICE OF THE SHELTER OF THE CENTRE HOSPITALIER UNIVERSITAIRE VÉTÉRINAIRE RECEIVES A $30,000 GRANT FROM PETSMART CHARITIES® OF CANADA

The telemedicine service of the shelter of the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vétérinaire (CHUV) of the Université de Montréal just received a financial boost thanks to one of Canada’s leading funders of animal welfare. PetSmart Charities of Canada has provided a $30,000 grant to support the Telemedicine Fund intended for telemedicine and vaccination activities for shelter…

THE COMMUNITY PRACTICE SERVICE OF THE CENTRE HOSPITALIER UNIVERSITAIRE VÉTÉRINAIRE RECEIVES A $25,000 GRANT FROM PETSMART CHARITIES® OF CANADA

The Community Practice Service of the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vétérinaire (CHUV) of the Université de Montréal just received a financial boost thanks to one of Canada’s leading funders of animal welfare. PetSmart Charities of Canada has provided a $25,000 grant to the Community Medicine Fund to help support the community practice service. This service will…

ROYAL CANIN® Canada’s $1M Donation Funds New Veterinary Centre of Excellence

A new Centre of Excellence for Minimally Invasive Procedures (CEMIP) will be established at Université de Montréal’s veterinary school in Saint-Hyacinthe, thanks to a $1-million donation from pet food manufacturer Royal Canin Canada The Centre will specialize in treatment and veterinary education in minimally invasive procedures, an increasingly popular medical option that includes interventional radiology…

A first blood drive CHUV – CABB!

A first blood drive CHUV – CABB! On March 31st, the CHUV held its first blood drive as part of its collaboration with the Canadian Animal Blood Bank.  Nine dogs accompanied by their generous owners took park in what could potentially save 36 dog lives!  Dr. Marie-Claude Blais took advantage of the occasion to inform…

Treatment of recurrent laryngeal neuropathy by prosthetic laryngoplasty

Treatment of recurrent laryngeal neuropathy by prosthetic laryngoplasty The Equine Surgery Service is pleased to offer our clientele a novel surgical approach for the treatment of recurrent laryngeal neuropathy: prosthetic laryngoplasty.Recurrent laryngeal neuropathy (laryngeal hemiplegia) is a disease affecting the horse’s upper airways. This disease usually affects larger horses. In the larynx, a nerve dysfunction…

Recent purchase of state-of-the-art equine dentistry equipment

Recent purchase of state-of-the-art equine dentistry equipment   The Equine Hospital has recently purchased a dental endoscope as well as several high precision German dental instruments that will allow us to perform a standing extraction technique by intradental screw placement. Equine teeth were traditionally extracted under general anesthesia by repulsion. According to a Cornell University…