DVM - Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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Private or Clinical Practice, Academia
Private or Clinical Practice:
24 hour / Emergency Practice, Specialty / Referral Practice
Canada - University of Calgary
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Critical Care Vet Consulting
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Dr. Marie Holowaychuk is a specialist in small animal emergency and critical care living in Calgary. She travels across Canada and the USA to work as a speaker, consultant, researcher, editor, and locum. She grew up in Edmonton, Alberta and after two years of pre-veterinary medicine at the University of Alberta, she entered veterinary school at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan. She received her DVM degree in 2004 and then completed a year-long rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Washington State University. Thereafter, she completed a 3-year small animal emergency and critical care residency at North Carolina State University. After becoming board certified in 2008, she accepted a faculty position at the Ontario Veterinary College. She was Assistant Professor of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Guelph until 2013, after which she moved home to Alberta.
Dr. Holowaychuk has been primary or co-author of over 25 manuscripts published in peer-reviewed journals and is an Assistant Editor for the Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care. She has spoken at the International Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society meeting and American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine forum, in addition to various general practitioner and veterinary technician continuing education programs. She helped train ten emergency and critical care residents and mentored interns, graduate students, and veterinary students in clinical research, facilitating their co-authorship on veterinary publications. She is also co-editor of a textbook entitled "Manual of Veterinary Transfusion Medicine and Blood Banking"..
Dr. Holowaychuk has a vested interest in the health and wellness of veterinary professionals. She is a certified yoga and meditation teacher and leads yoga practices for veterinary students, technicians, and veterinarians in Calgary and organizes Veterinary Wellness Workshops and Retreats for veterinary care providers. When she is not working, she enjoys practicing yoga, running, swimming, and hiking with her standard poodle named Faith.
For more information about Dr. Holowaychuk or Veterinary Wellness Workshops and Retreats, please visit www.criticalcarevet.ca.