Education and School Projects

I am working on a school project– what sort of information can Humane Canada provide?

Humane Canada has a great wealth of animal welfare information to share with students researching topics related to animals. In an effort to help educate the public and help student research, a good portion of our information is posted on our website. This information can be found by navigating through the various sections of our site.

If you’re interested in finding out our position on a specific animal welfare issue, please read through our position statements here.

If you want to learn more about the main focus areas of our work at Humane Canada, go here.

To learn about our approach to our work, go here.

Learn more about our Staff and our Board of Directors.

Which post-secondary education institutions in Canada offer animal care programs?

Many universities and colleges across Canada offer programs related to animal care. Humane Canada does not endorse any of the programs below. This page is simply for public information.


University of Calgary
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
PhD and MSc Graduate Student Opportunities

Grande Prairie Regional College
Diploma of Animal Health Technology
Pre-Veterinary Medicine

Lakeland College
Diploma of Animal Health Technology
Veterinary Medical Assistant Certificate

Old’s College
Veterinary Practice Management Certificate (VPM)

British Columbia

Douglas College
Veterinary Technology

Thompson Rivers University
Animal Health Technology
Pre-Veterinary Medicine


Red River College
Veterinary Technology

New Brunswick

Oulton College
Veterinary Technician Diploma

Nova Scotia

Dalhousie University
Veterinary Technology


Algonquin College
Veterinary Technology

Georgian College
Veterinary Technician

University of Guelph
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
Doctor of Veterinary Science (DVSc)
Doctor of Animal Biosciences
Animal Biosciences (PhD)
Master of Clinical Studies (MCS)
Master of Science (Animal & Poultry Science)
Animal Biosciences (MSc)
Bachelor of Bio-Resource Management: Equine Management Major
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture: Animal Science
Associate Diploma Program: Equine Care and Management

Northern College
Companion Animal Physical Rehabilitation – Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Prince Edward Island

University of Prince Edward Island
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
PhD in Veterinary Medicine
Master of Science – Veterinary Medicine (MSc)
Master of Veterinary Science (MVSc)
Graduate Studies in Animal Welfare


Université de Montréal
Doctorat en médecine vétérinaire
Doctorat en sciences vétérinaires
Maîtrise en sciences vétérinaires

Vanier Cégep/College
Animal Health Technology


University of Saskatchewan
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences: MVetSc, MSc and PhD programs
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences: MVetSc and MSc programs
Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences: MSc and PhD programs
Department of Veterinary Microbiology: MSc and PhD programs
Department of Veterinary Pathology: MVetSc, MSc and PhD programs