Welcome

The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences provides teaching, research and expertise in small animal medicine, surgery, reproduction and specialized disciplines including ophthalmology, medical oncology, radiation oncology, dentistry, and wildlife and exotic animal medicine.

A number of faculty members also provide clinical services and expertise for large animals in shared areas such as ophthalmology, anesthesiology, medical imaging, nutrition and dentistry.

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Research

The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences has an active research program involving small animal species and wildlife species. Faculty interests include retinal disease in dogs, magnetic resonance imaging, exercise induced collapse in Labrador retrievers, grizzly bear research, immune mediated disease, orthopedic surgery, pain control, soft tissue surgery and nutrition.

Graduate Programs

The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences offers the following graduate degree programs: 

  • Master of Veterinary Science (MVetSc) 
  • Master of Science (MSc) — Clinical/Non-clinical
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

A number of residencies in our department are filled through the Veteirnary Internship/Residency Matching Program (VIRMP). Visit the VIRMP web site for details on resiency positions available through VIRMP and application instructions.

Click here to view a list of current student opportunities (non-clinical) in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences.

All applications are processed through the U of S College of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.

For further information about Small Animal Clinical Sciences graduate programs, please contact:

Carol Wilson
Graduate Program Co-ordinator

Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, WCVM

Tel: 306-966-7080
 | Fax: 306-966-7174


Undergraduate Programs

The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences provides undergraduate summer research opportunities for veterinary students and undergraduate students through the Interprovincial Undergraduate Student Summer Research program and other similar research programs on campus. Please contact individual faculty members for more information about these programs. 

The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences also provides required courses for the WCVM's Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program (200- to 400-level courses). 

Contact Us

Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Western College of Veterinary Medicine, U of S
52 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5B4 Canada


Tel: 306-966-7084 | Fax: 306-966-7174
Department Location: WCVM 2529

Small Animal Clinical Sciences Administration