Wanted: male veterinarians

Oldest veterinary college focuses recruitment strategy on male students


The Ontario Veterinary College wants more male students. Only 13 per cent of the 114 students admitted to the College, part of the University of Guelph, this year are men. That’s a problem, Elizabeth Lowenger, the college’s diversity and careers coordinator, told the Toronto Star. Promotional materials always include a male face, and male students are the ones picked to sell the veterinarian science to potential students. “Everything I do has to have a male on it, but not exclusively,” she says. The Ontario Veterinary College is the oldest of its kind in North America.

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Wanted: male veterinarians

  1. Yeah and how do the women deal with the bigger animals. It makes sense to aim for a 50/50 split.

  2. Hello Jenn

    The women in the class deal quite well with large animals. But we’d like the student population in the DVM program to reflect the Ontario population.


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  4. Can’t strike but your university harbours a man who has called for the murder of journalist Julian Assange.

    Tom Flanagan is not fit to teach you.

    Turn your back on him.

    Julian Assange is the bravest journalist to ever walk the face of the earth.

    Here is a link to an article written by a lawyer who has represented Julian in the past. In this story you will find out the truth about the charges the Swedish authorities are trying to slander the good name of Julian Assange with: