This website deals with the subject matter of Dr. Rich Vanderwal of Abbotsford, BC, his veterinary disciplinary record with the College of Veterinarians of Britich Columbia, Animal Abuse, Animal Cruelty, Cedar Valley Farms, Cedarwal Farms, and the Abbotsford Veterinary Clinic of which he is the principal leader.
In 1991, Dr. Rich Vanderwal, a dairy veterinarian as well as a dairy producer, became the principal leader of the Abbotsford Veterinary Clinic.
Their expertise includes work in embryo transfer and optimal herd production management in Canada and globally. The embryology lab is where all embryos go for evaluation and processing. Embryologists specialize in evaluating embryos and oocytes for viability and preparing embryos for transfer or freezing.
Animal Cruelty on Dr. Rich Vanderwal's dairy farm, Cedar Valley Dairy, in Abbotsford, BC
Cedar Valley is owned by Cedarwal Farms, which is owned by the Vanderwal family. This includes veterinarian Rich Vanderwal, who was the veterinarian overseeing Chilliwack Cattle Sales—a massive nearby dairy farm that was exposed for horrific abuse in a highly-publicized whistleblower exposé in 2014. This shocked the nation and led to animal cruelty convictions, jail time, and fines for the company and workers.
- Dr. Rich Vanderwal is co-owner of Cedar Valley Farms which is under investigation by BC SPCA
Registrant: Dr. Rich Vanderwal
Complaint File Number: 12-016
Decision: On May 15, 2014 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Consent Order.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Vanderwal failed to properly supervise a PhD/veterinary student while under his employ. Dr. Vanderwal undertakes to ensure proper supervision of PhD/veterinary students in the future, pay a fine an 50% costs of the investigation.