Veterinary Medical Center

Veterinary Medical Center

Veterinary Medicine: Setting the Standard of Excellence Veterinary Hospital Care Breaking Ground

Imagine a comprehensive center for veterinary medicine unlike any in the world: one that sets the gold standard of care while defining the state of the art in clinical research and education. A center of healing, where clients trust that their beloved animals—from parakeets to Thoroughbreds—will be treated with unparalleled expertise and compassion.

UC Davis Claims Top World Ranking in Veterinary Science

March 03, 2020

The University of California, Davis, tops the world in veterinary science, according to the 2020 QS World University Rankings by Subject released today (March 3). QS, or Quacquarelli Symonds, is considered one of the most influential international university rankings providers.

Via UC Davis News

In a Wildfire, Animal Rescue Can be Complicated

January 15, 2020
California’s deadliest blaze, the Camp fire, killed 86 people and countless animals. For the Camp fire, Butte County Animal Control sought assistance from national groups.

UC Davis Veterinary Teaching Hospital Treats K-9 Patrol Dog for State Parks

January 14, 2020
Nevada County’s only K-9 dog patrolling regional state parks has been diagnosed with myasthenia gravis, a neuromuscular disease. Patrol dog Miro was treated and eventually released from UC Davis Veterinary Teaching Hospital and is recovering at home with his handler, state parks Ranger Martin Gilbertson.

Kitten gets Fish-Skin Mittens to Heal Paws Burned in the California Fires

December 14, 2019
A handful of lucky pets rescued from Northern California’s Camp Fire last month are healing with the help of a procedure that — until now — had never been done on cats or dogs. Jamie Peyton, a UC Davis veterinarian, had success last year using the unconventional fish skin technique on rescued from fires — so this year, as injured animals poured into the hospital in Chico, she volunteered to give the method a try on household pets.

Standing Equine PET Scan Now Ready for Clinical Use on Racehorses in Training

November 19, 2019
The UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, in collaboration with LONGMILE Veterinary Imaging, has completed the first phase of the validation of the MILE-PET, the first positron emission tomography (PET) scanner specifically designed to image the limbs of standing horses, using light sedation, eliminating the need for anesthesia.