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Amargosa Vole Conservation Project

Save Amargosa Voles!

Join the ReVOLElution! Gifts to the Amargosa Vole Conservation Project help support this collaborative multi-disciplined effort to save this endangered species.

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Aquatic Animal Health Service

Supports the Aquatic Animal Health Service in the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital

Provides support to the research, teaching and service mission on Aquatic Animal Health at the School of Veterinary Medicine. The program advances the health of pet fish, wild and aquacultured species.

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Area of greatest need

Dean's discretionary

Provides support to the Dean's highest priorities.

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Bean Canine Research Fund

Supports canine clinical research

Supports canine clinical research in honor of "the unstoppable" Bean.

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Bella's Fund for Assistance Dogs of Wounded Veterans

Compassionate care fund for dogs assisting US military veterans

Bella's Fund for Assistance Dogs of Wounded Veterans is a supplemental payment program to provide veterinary medical care to assistance dogs serving wounded U.S. military veterans at the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital.

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CA Raptor Center Cage Construction

Cage construction

Support construction of the J-Run cage facility at the California Raptor Center.

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California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory

The California Animal Health and Food Safety (CAHFS) Laboratory System is the backbone of California's warning system that helps to protect the health of California's livestock and poultry.  CAHFS serves the people of California by safeguarding the public health with rapid and reliable diagnoses for animal diseases affecting humans. CAHFS operates in partnership with the CDFA, UC Davis, California, veterinarians, and livestock and poultry producers.

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California Raptor Center

General CRC operating support

Provides operational support to the California Raptor Center. Allows staff to provide care and rehabilitation to injured or orphaned raptors.

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California Raptor Center Adopt-a-bird ($ 50)

General CRC operating support

Provides operational support to the California Raptor Center. Allows staff to provide care and rehabilitation to injured or orphaned raptors. Adopt-a-bird certificates are provided.

For a $50 contribution you may symbolically "adopt":

an American Kestrel
a Northern Harrier
a White Tailed Kite
a Burrowing Owl
a Northern Saw Whet Owl

Please enter they type of bird in the "Comments" field when you check-out. Thank you.

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California Raptor Center Adopt-a-bird ($ 75)

General CRC operating support

Provides operational support to the California Raptor Center. Allows staff to provide care and rehabilitation to injured or orphaned raptors. Adopt-a-bird certificates are provided.

For a $75 contribution you may symbolically "adopt":

a Turkey Vulture
a Harris’ Hawk
a Red Tailed Hawk
a Red Shouldered Hawk
a Swainson's Hawk
a Prairie Falcon
a Peregrine Falcon
a Barn Owl
a Great Horned Owl

Please enter they type of bird in the "Comments" field when you check-out. Thank you.

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California Raptor Center Adopt-a-bird ($100)

General CRC operating support

Provides operational support to the California Raptor Center. Allows staff to provide care and rehabilitation to injured or orphaned raptors. Adopt-a-bird certificates are provided.

For a $100 contribution you may symbolically "adopt":

a Golden Eagle

Please enter they type of bird in the "Comments" field when you check-out. Thank you.

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California Raptor Center Adopt-a-bird ($150)

General CRC operating support

Provides operational support to the California Raptor Center. Allows staff to provide care and rehabilitation to injured or orphaned raptors. Adopt-a-bird certificates are provided.

For a $150 contribution you may symbolically "adopt":

the Raptor Nursery

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California Raptor Center Adopt-a-bird ($200)

General CRC operating support

Provides operational support to the California Raptor Center. Allows staff to provide care and rehabilitation to injured or orphaned raptors. Adopt-a-bird certificates are provided.

For a $200 contribution you may symbolically "adopt":
a Three Raptor package (small and large raptor, plus an eagle)

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California Wildlife Conservation General Support

Wildlife conservation

Ensuring the conservation of California's amazing wildlife in balance with the needs of Californians.

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Cancer Research

General cancer research

Provides support to research studies focused on improving the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cancer in companion animals.

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Career, Leadership and Wellness Center

The Career, Leadership and Wellness Center, founded in 2014, focuses on Career Exploration and Preparation, Personal and Professional Leadership Development and Mental Health and Wellness Programs. The mission for the Center is: Inspiring Students – Building Community – Enhancing Lives. We accomplish this by providing services, programs and resources to aid in the personal and professional success of the students and alumni we serve.

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Center for Animal Disease Modeling and Surveillance Support Fund

Provides support to the research, teaching and outreach mission of the Center for Animal Disease Modeling and Surveillance.

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Center for Companion Animal Health

General CCAH operating support

Provides support to the research, teaching and outreach mission of the Center for Companion Animal Health.

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Center for Equine Health

General CEH operating support

The CEH General support fund allows the CEH to perform a wide array of investigations critical to equine health. Research is currently underway to advance understanding of orthopedic conditions, colic, pulmonary and cardiovascular diseases, neonatal disorders, metabolic disturbances and many more. Teams of scientists are addressing critical industry issues such as musculoskeletal health, arena footing science, and genetic basis of disease. This work translates into improved preventative, diagnostic and treatment options for the care of your horse.

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Class of 1967 Reunion Gift - CA Raptor Center

Support cage construction at the California Raptor Center

Support construction of the J-Run cage facility at the California Raptor Center.

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Clinical Skills Laboratory Support Fund

Clinical Skills Laboratory Support Fund

Using models and other animal alternatives, the Clinical Skills Laboratory integrates the classroom with the clinical setting by providing an instructional space for veterinary students to practice, develop, and refine technical and diagnostic skills in a supportive environment. Funding supports purchase and development of new models and equipment as well as opportunities for specialty training.

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Companion Animal Remembrance and Endearment (CARE)

Provides general operating support for the Center for Companion Animal Health.

The CARE fund allows the CCAH to coalesce memorial and tribute gifts into one fund to enhance stewardship of these most thoughtful contributions.

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Dean Lairmore Leadership Award Endowment

DVM scholarship support

To support veterinary students who have assumed a leadership position(s) during their career. Established in 2013 by Dean Michael and Mrs. Donna Lairmore.

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Dentistry Service Unit

The Dentistry and Oral Surgery Service is housed in the state-of-the-art Michael R. Floyd Dental Operatory at the William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH) and provides a full range of dental services for dogs and cats. In addition, other species are served in cooperation with other VMTH services.

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Dr. Calvin Schwabe One Health Scholarship

Support for an MPVM student

Awarded to a student in the Master of Preventive Veterinary Medicine Program in good academic standing who is pursuing a project/career in One Health, as evidenced by a personal statement and/or research plan.

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Dr. George West Fellowship

Support an MPVM student

In honor of Dr. George West, the fellowship will provide necessary support to future veterinarians, scientists, and public health professionals to address environmental, human and animal health issues that affect communities across the world.

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DVM Student Scholarships

DVM scholarships

Provides scholarship support to students pursuing a DVM degree.

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Equine Cancer Research

Provide support for cancer research in horses

Provides support to research studies focused on improving the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cancer in horses.

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Fifi and Zero Compassionate Care Fund

Compassionate Care Fund

The Fifi and Zero Compassionate Care Fund helps defray costs of veterinary care to owners and foster care/rescue providers whose dogs require integrative medicine to recover.

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Homeless Animal Compassionate Care Fund

The Homeless Animal Compassionate Care Fund provides support for homeless dogs and cats brought to the UC Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital. Our goal is to help diagnose and treat medical and surgical problems in homeless animals, utilizing our collaborative expertise at UC Davis, giving these homeless animals the best chance at finding their loving and permanent adoptive homes.

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Infectious Diseases Research

Gifts to the Center for Companion Animal Health may be directed to support studies focused on improving the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of infectious diseases in companion animals.

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Integrative Medicine (e.g. fish skin healing)

Supports the Integrative Medicine Service

Integrative medicine includes a comprehensive approach to veterinary medicine that complements conventional diagnostic and treatment modalities to optimize clinical outcome. Treatments the Service offers include acupuncture and other methods of pain management, palliative care, and physical rehabilitation (which can include rehabilitation following surgery, paralysis rehabilitation, weight loss, and canine athlete injury rehabilitation).

The integrative medicine team works closely with other Services in the VMTH to identify multidisciplinary treatment opportunities to provide optimal patient outcomes.

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J.D. Wheat Veterinary Orthopedic Research Laboratory

General support for the J.D. Wheat Veterinary Orthopedic Research Laboratory

The J.D. Wheat Veterinary Orthopedic Research Laboratory provides an environment for multidisciplinary studies pertaining to musculoskeletal disorders of animals and man. The goals of researchers participating in the laboratory include enhancing the understanding of the pathophysiology of musculoskeletal diseases of performance, companion, and production animals; wildlife; and man; and elucidating therapeutic and preventive techniques to combat these diseases.

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Koret Shelter Medicine Program

The goal of the Koret Shelter Medicine Program (KSMP) is to make sure that no animal loses its life simply because it loses its home.

KSMP serves as an enduring resource for veterinarians, shelter caregivers, and the general public. The program’s main activities are to assist groups in saving homeless pets through providing lifesaving information both online and through ‘one on one’ consultations, offering training and education in shelter medicine; and conducting shelter health research based at UC Davis. To join us in saving the lives of homeless pets, simply click “Add to Basket” and then “Check Out” (above right). You will be prompted to enter your donation amount. --- THANK YOU!

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Latin America Project

The Karen C. Drayer Wildlife Health Center’s Latin America Program focuses on a variety of issues in South America, including the effects lead ammunition on waterfowl, mortality in southern right whales and health issues that threaten penguins, guanaco and albatross. The Program is led by Dr. Marcela Uhart. Also in Latin America, the UC Davis Students for One Health have established an evidence-based, interdisciplinary community health project and research platform in Nicaragua, where students travel annually and the Oiled Wildlife Care Network has formed a partnership in Ensenada, Mexico, where they are training and educating a team for oil spill response and wildlife rehabilitation.

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Lost Fishing Gear General Support

What We Do

The California Lost Fishing Gear Recovery Project, a program conducted by the Karen C. Drayer Wildlife Health Center, helps fishermen recover hundreds of crab pots annually. The success of the project has paved the way for the Dungeness Crab Task Force, a group of representatives from local fisheries, to propose a permanent gear retrieval program. The fishermen and the Wildlife Health Center are working to remove lost crab fishing gear—which poses an entanglement threat to marine mammals—from the ocean, and sell it to the original owners under what they hope will be an economically sustainable model for future cleanups.

How You Can Help

While our ultimate goal is for all fishing gear recovery to be fully financed and sustained by the industry, our project currently depends on donor support. Your donation allows us to maintain our current program and encourage expansion to new ports in California, with the potential for global impact. We thank you for supporting loca

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Martha Bryan Memorial MPVM Fellowship

provide support to an MPVM student

Friends and family members created the Martha "Marty" Bryant Memorial MPVM Fellowship in her honor. The fund will be used to provide student support to a veterinarian enrolled in the Master of Preventive Veterinary Medicine.The fund is currently building towards endowment.

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Marvin D. Nelson, Jr. Memorial Fund

The purpose of the endowment is to find solutions to better understand and prevent leading inherited defects, cancer, and other genetic diseases and traits related to the Brittany. This fund will also serve to record inherited traits related to the Brittany breed. The fund was created in 2005 in memory of Marvin D. Nelson, Jr.

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Memorial Brick ($150 for 3 lines)

Memorial program for pet owners/friends

Honor a special pet, veterinarian, friend or family member at the Center for Companion Animal Health. Gifts for memorial bricks support the research, teaching and outreach mission of the Center for Companion Animal Health.

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Memorial Brick ($275 for 6 lines)

Memorial program for pet owners/friends

Honor a special pet, veterinarian, friend or family member at the Center for Companion Animal Health. Gifts for memorial bricks support the research, teaching and outreach mission of the Center for Companion Animal Health.

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Mia M. Tomola, DVM Fund for Treatment of Senior Beagles, Hounds, and Other Dogs

Compassionate Care Fund for beagles, hounds and other dogs.

The Mia M. Tomola, DVM Fund for Treatment of Senior Beagles, Hounds and Other Dogs was created out of deep gratitude for the compassionate and excellent care Dr. Tomola provides to her patients and the relationships she builds with her clients. Dr. Tomola, a 2006 graduate of the School of Veterinary Medicine, is honored by the establishment of this fund to help support the veterinary care of dogs at the UC Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital. The fund was created in 2016 by John and Kate Mustain.

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Molly/Diva Scholarship Fund

For a deserving veterinary student in the small animal track with special interest in canine care. Established in 2010 by Dr. Kelly Byam, Mary Hamrick and Scott Landcastle in memory of their beloved dachshunds, Molly, Maia and Diva.

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MPVM Director's Fund

Support the MPVM program

Created to support the Master of Preventive Veterinary Medicine Program in their activities that engage, promote and recruit veterinarians to the MPVM program. This fund is building towards endowment.

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Nicolas Lerche Memorial Scholarship Fund

Endowed scholarship for students in the Masters of Preventive Veterinary Medicine Program. Created in 2012 in memory of Dr. Nicholas Lerche.

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One Health Institute

General One Health Institute operating support

Provides support to the research, teaching and outreach mission of the One Health Institute.

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One Health, One World, One Medicine Scholarship

Gifts to this fund supports a scholarship for veterinary students from Southern California (Orange County) with an interest in One Health. This scholarship was established in 2016 by Bernadine Cruz, DVM and Meg Lewis.

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PhD Graduate Student Fellowships

Degree seeking PhD candidates

Provides fellowship support to students pursuing an advanced degree (MS, MPVM, PhD).

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Salish Sea Forever Fund

A gift to the Salish Sea Forever Fund will bring the transformative power of scientific research to the most challenging issues facing the Salish Sea and its inhabitants today. The goal is to raise $1.5 million to increase our capacity to make a difference. Over the next five years, the SeaDoc Society will double its research efforts by conducting and funding new ground-breaking research into the risks that threaten marine life. We will actively work to bring people together across borders to develop new and innovative region-wide solutions to the critical issues affecting the ecosystem; and we will strengthen SeaDoc Society’s ability to affect change by upgrading our administrative infrastructure and increasing our fundraising capacity.

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SeaDoc Society

General SeaDoc society operating support

Provides operating support for the SeaDoc Society, a public-private partnership to ensure the health of marine wildlife and their Salish Sea ecosystem in the Pacific Northwest.

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Student American Veterinary Medical Association

Support the local chapter of the SAVMA

The Student American Veterinary Medical Association's (SAVMA) primary goal is enriching and supporting the student experience at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. We oversee student organizations, fund club activities, offer leadership scholarships, and award funding to offset education-related travel costs to conferences and externships. SAVMA also engages in community outreach through Our Oath in Action, an annual animal adopt-a-thon and free veterinary clinic for the Davis community.

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UC Davis Fracture Program for Rescue Animals

For many cats and dogs, they face their time of greatest need when homeless. Millions of companion animals enter shelters across the country, but more than half will never leave. Some may have been found as strays, while others may have been injured as victims of cruelty. Unfortunately, an injury, such as a fracture, becomes a common barrier to adoption. But with the proper treatment, a fracture is often a correctable medical problem. Providing needed surgery for these rescued animals will help them to overcome this barrier and go on to become pets of loving families.

Our Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital is at the forefront of performing the most complex surgical procedures in veterinary medicine. Through the hospital’s Fracture Program for Rescue Animals, we are able to share our expertise with shelters and rescue groups to help injured animals.

While helping these patients, the UC Davis Fracture Program for Rescue Animals also enhances learning opportunities for residents a

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UC Davis Pastured Poultry Farm

The UC Davis Pastured Poultry Farm is a new interdisciplinary education and innovation facility for pastured poultry production. Its main objective is to disseminate best practices relative to raising poultry (layers and broilers) on pasture via research, teaching and outreach.

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UCVMC-San Diego

General UCVMC-SD operating support

Provides support to the UC Veterinary Medical Center (San Diego) for priority needs, such as equipment, supplies, facility improvements, resident specialty training, etc..

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Veterinary Catastrophic Need Fund

The Veterinary Catastrophic Need Fund provides veterinary medical treatments at the William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital for animals that are injured in natural disasters or other accidents.

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Veterinary Center for Clinical Trials

Our mission is to accelerate identification and development of diagnostics and therapeutics for the benefit of veterinary and human patients

The Veterinary Center for Clinical Trials (VCCT) serves as a critical bridge from laboratory to clinical practice in both veterinary and human medicine. We are a unique resource for faculty in the School of Veterinary Medicine and other UC Davis campus units. To accomplish our mission, we serve as a “one-stop-shop” for our veterinary faculty, other campus units and study sponsors by providing clinical technical expertise, administrative support and financial oversight for small and large animal clinical trials in multiple disciplines, including (but not limited to) ophthalmology, oncology, neurology, cardiology, dermatology, diagnostic imaging, dentistry, internal medicine, orthopedics and soft tissue surgery.

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Veterinary Institute for Regenerative Cures

Support the Veterinary Institute for Regenerative Cures

Over the past 7 years, faculty at UC Davis have committed significant time and effort into transforming the School of Veterinary Medicine into a national leader for veterinary regenerative medicine. We have established laboratory techniques and animal models that have been used to study regenerative therapies for veterinary and human medicine. We have characterized equine, canine and feline stem cells isolated from different tissues (i.e. fat, bone marrow, umbilical cord blood and umbilical cord tissue) with a focus on adult-derived mesenchymal stem cells. We have developed collaborative, interdisciplinary “disease teams” that include basic research faculty and clinical faculty that focus on “bench to bedside” translation of stem cell therapies. Additionally, we have built strong collaborations with faculty in the School of Medicine, College of Engineering (Biomedical Engineering) and College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (Animal Sciences).

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Veterinary Medical Center

Campaign for the future Veterinary Medical Center

Miracles happen every day at the UC Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital. Our world-renowned research and diagnostic programs provide the discoveries that support our cutting-edge clinical hospital in delivering exceptional care for our patients.

At UC Davis, we believe deeply in the interdependency of animals, people, and the planet we all share. As home to the Center for Companion Animal Health, Center for Equine Health, Center for Imaging Sciences, Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Veterinary Medicine and the Colleges of Agricultural, Environmental Sciences and Engineering; UC Davis provides a collaborative and vibrant academic environment that is advancing healthcare and creating solutions to societal needs.

Our vision will ensure access to the best options for you and your animals. To meet your future animal health needs,we envision a comprehensive Veterinary Medical Center unlike any in the world, one that combines compassionate health care for animals with innovation.

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Veterinary Medicine Teaching and Research Center (Tulare)

The VMTRC is a leading educational and research organization for dairy production medicine and herd health that strives to provide relevant solutions for enhancing cow health and promoting productive and sustainable cattle herds that produce safe and wholesome products for feeding a hungry world.

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VMTH Large Animal Clinic

VMTH LAC

Provides support to the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital's Large Animal Clinic for priority needs, such as equipment, supplies, facility improvements, resident specialty training, etc..

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VMTH Small Animal Clinic

VMTH SAC

Provides support to the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital's Small Animal Clinic for priority needs, such as equipment, supplies, facility improvements, resident specialty training, etc..

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Walter Sadler Scholarship

Support an MPVM student

The Walter Sadler MPVM Scholarship was established in 2006 through the efforts of former colleagues, students, family, friends and the support of Mrs. Julia Sadler (Dr. Sadler’s widow) to honor the memory of Dr. Walter Sadler. Dr. Sadler played a key role in developing the MPVM Program within the School of Veterinary Medicine and served as its first director. The Walter Sadler MPVM Endowed Scholarship fund provides financial support to DVM undergraduates and/or graduate students enrolled in the MPVM program.

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Wildlife Compassionate Care Fund

To support wildlife patients of the William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital who need care with a reasonable expectation of recovery.

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Wildlife Health Center

General WHC operating support

Provides support to the research, teaching and service mission of the Wildlife Health Center, benefitting sea otters, condors, mountain lions and many more wildlife species and their ecosystems.

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