The Swine It Podcast Show Canada - Dr. John Harding: Veterinary Education Updates | Ep. 57

the swine it canada podcast Apr 18, 2024

In this episode of The Swine it Podcast Show Canada, Dr. John Harding shares his extensive expertise on the challenges and innovations in swine veterinary medicine within the Canadian swine industry. Dr. Harding, a seasoned professor at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine, discusses developing a program to bolster the recruitment and training of swine veterinarians. The conversation highlights the evolving landscape of veterinary education and practice, addressing crucial aspects like urbanization's impact on industry interest and the technical advancements in pig farming. Tune in to gain a deeper understanding of these pivotal issues on major listening platforms.

What will you learn: 

  • Innovative programs
  • Veterinary career paths
  • Practical training focus
  • Foreign vet integration
  • Advanced education support


Meet the guest:

Dr. John Harding, a Western College of Veterinary Medicine professor, has been at the forefront of swine medicine since 2004. An OVC grad with extensive experience in private practice, Dr. Harding now focuses on advancing swine veterinary education through innovative programs. His work aims to address the declining interest in swine medicine among veterinary students and improve training and recruitment in the field.