Western College of Veterinary Medicine

Research Area(s)

  • Veterinary Dentistry


Dr. Candace Lowe received her veterinary degree from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) in 2005. Following graduation, she worked as a clinical associate in radiation oncology at the WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre.

In 2008, Dr. Lowe began a combined residency in veterinary dentistry and Master of Veterinary Science degree program, which she successfully completed in July 2011.

She joined the WCVM's Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences as an assistant professor in September 2011 and now operates the veterinary dentistry clinical service at the WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre. Dr. Lowe is a board-certified specialist with the American Veterinary Dental College (AVDC).

Academic Credentials

  • DVM, University of Saskatchewan
  • MVetSc, University of Saskatchewan
  • Diplomate, American Veterinary Dental College

Research Interests

  • Periodontal disease
  • Veterinary medical education


  • Lowe, C., Anthony, J.  2020.  Pilot study of the effectiveness of a xylitol-based drinking water additive to reduce plaque and calculus accumulation in dogs.  Canadian Veterinary Journal, 61(1): 63-68.

  • Grier-Lowe, C., Anthony, J.  2015.  Novel treatment of equine odontoclastic tooth resorption and hypercementosis of incisor teeth in a 22-year-old Arabian mare.  Canadian Veterinary Journal, 56(8): 855-862.

  • Anthony, J., Waldner, C., Grier, C., Laycock, A.R.  2010.  A survey of equine oral pathology.  Journal of Veterinary Dentistry, 27(1): 12-15. https://doi.org/10.1177/089875641002700102