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Veterinary Innovation Grant Program

Saddle Hills County provide a Veterinary Innovation Grant Application to eligible applicants to improve access to veterinary care for Saddle Hills County producers, as per policy AG29 Veterinary Innovation Grant Program.

Priority will be given to projects that enhance veterinary services available to Saddle Hills County producers and applicants operating a veterinary practice within the boundaries of Saddle Hills County.

Applications should be submitted no later than July 31 of the calendar year prior to project implementation.


Eligibility Requirements

Eligible applicants shall:

  • Be a licensed veterinarian or veterinary technologist;
  • Operate or be employed at a clinic that primarily provides services to Saddle Hills County residents; and
  • Operate or be employed at a clinic that primarily focuses on large animal (food animal) medicine.

Eligible projects:

  • New facilities within the boundaries of Saddle Hills County to enhance veterinary services for Saddle Hills County producers.
  • Innovative and emerging veterinary medicine practices.
  • Diagnostic Telemedicine Services.
  • Continuing education and new skills training

For applications submitted by hand these should be delivered to:

Saddle Hills County Agricultural Service Board

Saddle Hills County, RR1, Spirit River, AB. T0H 3G0


Applications will be reviewed, and successful candidates chosen, by the Agricultural Service Board (ASB).

For more information, please contact Agricultural Services at (780) 864-3760 or 

Fill out and submit the Veterinary Innovation Grant Program Application or download the Fillable PDF.

Contact Us

Saddle Hills
Junction of Hwy 49 & Secondary Hwy 725
RR1, Spirit River AB
T0H 3G0
T. 780-864-3760
Fax 780-864-3904
Toll-free 1-888-864-3760

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