Critical Care Vet Consulting
Dr. Marie Holowaychuk is a specialist in emergency and critical care who is an accomplished speaker, consultant, researcher, and locum. She grew up in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada 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 to Calgary, Alberta.
Dr. Holowaychuk has been primary or co-author of over 20 manuscripts published in peer-reviewed journals and 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. When she is not working, she enjoys practicing yoga, running, and hiking with her standard poodle.