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MARCH 7, 2024 / LeQuotidien - Cohabitation saine entre animaux et humains : Un nouveau projet, COHERS, lancé au Sud-est

DECEMBER 12, 2023 / vettimes - Vet organisation expands reach to help more animals

DECEMBER 11, 2023 / CVMA - Veterinarians Without Borders Canada Expands Efforts in the U.S. and Rebrands as Veterinarians Without Borders North America

DECEMBER 11, 2023 / NNSLVeterinarians Without Borders Returns to Fort Liard and Wrigley

DECEMBER 8, 2023 / Brakke Consulting - Animal Health News & Notes for December 8, 2023

DECEMBER 8, 2023 / OneGreenPlanet - Veterinarians Without Borders Canada Expands to the U.S!

DECEMBER 7, 2023 / The Non-Profit Times -International Veterinary Charity Expands to the US

DECEMBER 4, 2023 / Today's Veterinary Business - Breaking News: Veterinarians Without Borders USA

DECEMBER 4, 2023 / Veterinary Advantage - Weekly Companion Animal News: VWB Canada expands to United States, rebrands as VWB North America

DECEMBER 4, 2023 / Prince George Citizen - Veterinary technician heading to NWT to lend a hand

NOVEMBER 29, 2023 / DVM360 - Canada-based veterinary nonprofit announces rebranding

NOVEMBER 29, 2023 / PR Newswire - Veterinarians Without Borders Canada Expands Efforts in the U.S., Rebrands as Veterinarians Without Borders North America

OCTOBER 3, 2023 / OVC News - OVC alumna Dr. Keisha Harris returns to U of G after a summer spent in Ghana with Veterinarians Without Borders

SEPTEMBER 28, 2023 / Cairns Post - Sixteen shelter dogs in Nova Scotia after rescue from wildfires in Hay River, N.W.T.

SEPTEMBER 27, 2023 / Global News - Dogs find new home in Nova Scotia after fleeing devastating N.W.T wildfires

SEPTEMBER 27, 2023 / National PostNova Scotia home for 16 shelter dogs rescued from Northwest Territories wildfires

SEPTEMBER 27, 2023 / CTV - 'They quite literally have nowhere else to go': 16 dogs evacuated from N.W.T. come to Nova Scotia

SEPTEMBER 27, 2023 / CBCPuppies evacuated from N.W.T. wildfires start new lives in Nova Scotia

SEPTEMBER 16, 2023 / Guelph TodayCross cultural learning for U of G students in Ghana

AUGUST 28, 2023 / FOX News - Pets left behind in Canada during wildfire evacuations rescued by volunteers, to be reunited with families

AUGUST 28, 2023 / Any Uak Media - Pets in Danger: Wildfires Force Evacuations in Yellowknife and Kelowna

AUGUST 28, 2023 / CTV NewsInterview with Dr. Michelle Tuma re: Yellowknife wildfires

AUGUST 26, 2023 / Washington Post - Animal rescuers fear time may be running out on Maui

AUGUST 26, 2023 / American Press - Beloved pets in Canada rescued from wildfires by volunteers who stayed behind

AUGUST 25, 2023 / Yahoo! Canada - No flight delays for stranded pets reuniting with their owners after evacuations

AUGUST 23, 2023 / Post-Gazette - Ligonier man flies in to help veterinarians, people and pets in Ukraine, Turkey and Hawaii

AUGUST 22, 2023 / Calgary Herald - Yellowknife evacuees 'waiting' on supports at Calgary reception centre

AUGUST 21, 2023 / CTV News - Volunteers working to reunite N.W.T wildfire evacuees with pets

AUGUST 19, 2023 / Canadian Press - Yellowknife veterinarian helps pets flee fires, supports animals left behind

AUGUST 18, 2023 / The Weather Network - Evacuation and pets: a puzzle for Yellowknife residents

AUGUST 18, 2023 / CTV News - N.W.T. fires: Here's how you can help those impacted

AUGUST 18, 2023 / CBC - #TheMoment a veterinarian rescued pets from the wildfires in N.W.T.

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Stories From Around The World

Avian Influenza Overview: What You Need to Know and Where to Learn More

Avian Influenza Overview: What You Need to Know and Where to Learn More

In this article, wildlife health specialist and VWB/VSF Board Member, Jolene Giancinti (BHSc, DVM, PhD) answers common questions and reviews best practices around Avian Influenza Viruses (AIVs). The goal is to provide you with a technical overview and spark your interest in learning more.

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Ask an Expert:

Ask an Expert: "How can we work with northern communities to strengthen access to animal health care?" with Dr. Trace MacKay

Holding over 21 years of veterinary experience, Dr. MacKay has volunteered her time with VWB since the formation of VWB Canada in the early 2000s.

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VETS Volunteer Voices: Building Capacity for a Better Tomorrow

VETS Volunteer Voices: Building Capacity for a Better Tomorrow

#VETSVolunteerVoices aims to bring you the stories of our passionate VETS program volunteers from the field. This blog (part 3 of 3) was contributed by Izabela Wlodarczyk, a Communications Volunteer with our VETS program in Laos (Feb-June 2024).

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    - Nikki Sheedy

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