Clinical services update
Updated June 14, 2021
The WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre (VMC) has resumed normal operations in all of its clinical services except small animal surgery, which remains closed to all cases other than emergencies and urgent care.
Clients may now enter the reception areas of the WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre. Please wear a medical-grade mask and maintain your physical distance in the building. Please visit the "preventive measures" section for more information.
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Reconciliation Day: Thursday, Sept. 30
As announced in June 2021, Reconciliation Day is a new national statutory holiday that commemorates Canada's Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Due to the holiday, the WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre's regular clinical services will be closed on Thursday, September 30, 2021.
However, the hospital’s 24/7 emergency services will still be available for small and large animals. If you require emergency services during the holiday, please call the appropriate clinic at the WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre:
Small Animal Clinic: 306-966-7126
Large Animal Clinic: 306-966-7178
Field Service: 306-966-7178
Regular hours (Monday to Friday) listed above for Large Animal Clinic, Small Animal Clinic and Field Service
Extended telephone reception hours for Small Animal Clinic only:
- Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 12 a.m. (midnight)
- Saturday, Sunday and statutory holidays: 8 a.m. to 12 a.m. (midnight)
For emergencies outside of the hours listed above, the WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre operates a 24-hour call centre that will put you in touch with the hospital's on call services. Our telephone on-call service is available during the following times:
- Large Animal Clinic/Field Service: between 5 p.m. and 8 a.m. every day
- Small Animal Clinic: between 12 a.m. (midnight) and 8 a.m. every day
Emergency services available 24/7
To ensure that your visit goes smoothly, the WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre asks all of its clients (including clients who have been referred to the VMC) to schedule an appointment in advance.
Resheduling or canceling appointments
If you can not keep your original appointment, please call the appropriate reception area to reschedule or cancel so the hospital’s clinical team can plan to see another case in your place.
The WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre serves as the referral centre for all western Canadian veterinarians as well as for other practitioners in Ontario, Canada's North and northwestern U.S.
WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre
Our centre is part of the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) that's located on the University of Saskatchewan campus.
Traffic on Veterinary Road is designated as one way, travelling north.
WCVM Allard-Roozen Imaging Suite
The Allard-Roozen Imaging Suite is located on the west side of the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) building.
Please use Maintenance Road and Maintenance Place (turn north off of Campus Drive) to reach the Allard-Roozen Imaging Suite.
If you are a new client, please click her to find information about parking, check-in and what to expect during your appointment.
Client Experience Survey
We are always working to improve our clients' experience at the WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre (VMC), so we would love to hear from you about what we are doing right and what we can do better.
Please take a few minutes to give us your feedback. If you would like to have your name entered in a monthly draw for $50 worth of pet food, please include your contact information in the survey form.
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.