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.
As many local veterinary clinics are unable to provide their usual levels of care due to the COVID-19 pandemic—on top of a significant caseload growth over the past decade—the UC Davis Emergency Room (ER) is seeing more patients than ever.
The equine Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scanner pioneered by the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, in collaboration with LONGMILE Veterinary Imaging, is now in heavy use at Santa Anita Park in Southern California.
Learn about the vision for a dramatically redesigned veterinary hospital where clinicians, scholars, and veterinary students collaborate in integrated teams to advance the health of animals, people, and our environment.
Following a normal morning feeding, Easy, a 19-year-old Missouri Fox Trotter gelding, was found down and rolling in his pasture (a sign of a potential colic problem). Owners Meredith Reinhart and Mark McLean knew exactly who to call.
In North Carolina, a pug named Winston is first dog in the U.S. to contract COVID-19. Researchers believe he got the virus from his owners. According to experts, Winston the pug's positive test results are rare.
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.
The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) has named Dr. Peter J. Havel from the University of California, Davis, College of Veterinary Medicine as the recipient of the 2020 AAVMC Excellence in Research Award.