Since 1948, the School of Veterinary Medicine has been serving the public through statewide teaching, research and service programs benefiting animal health, public health and environmental health in California and beyond.
Academic departments—Anatomy, Physiology & Cell Biology; Medicine & Epidemiology; Molecular Biosciences; Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology; Population Health & Reproduction; Surgical & Radiological Sciences
William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital—faculty and staff treat more than 30,000 patients per year while teaching clinical skills to DVM students and training residents in 32 specialties; volunteer veterinary emergency response team
Veterinary Medicine Teaching and Research Center, Tulare—veterinary education and specialty training; clinical services to local dairies; research emphasizing dairy medicine and herd health
California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory System—partnership with the California Department of Food and Agriculture for statewide veterinary diagnosis, disease surveillance relevant to public health, research and diagnostic testing methods
Veterinary Medicine Extension—statewide educational outreach and research support to farm producers, veterinarians, agricultural advisors and consumers
UC Veterinary Medical Center - San Diego—specialty veterinary services (nutrition, pharmacy, hemodialysis) and regional partnerships creating specialized veterinary training and collaborative programs benefiting wildlife, zoological and ecosystem health, and comparative medical research
Centers of Excellence—fostering research, teaching and service focused on species interests and multidisciplinary themes: food animal medicine, food safety, equine health, companion animal health, wildlife health and rehabilitation, comparative medicine, vectorborne disease, welfare, tropical disease and more