For outpatients or hospitalized patients, Large Animal Clinic facilities help our equine veterinarians provide the highest quality of care for your horse. "B Barn" comprises two areas with 38 stalls, including four stalls suitable for daily sling use and two that accommodate mare and foal together. Four stalls can hold smaller patients such as miniature horses, donkeys and alpacas. For horses with laminitis, two stalls offer an open and spacious accommodation with deep bedding of sand or volcanic potting soil.
Two treatment rooms are available daily for patient examinations and care. These areas are fully equipped for large animal dental procedures and surgeries.
The Intensive Care Unit features 10 stalls where clinicians provide hourly intensive care for postoperative colics, medical colics, snake bites, poisonings, neurologic problems and other severe conditions. A large, padded recovery stall provides support for horses with neurological problems or difficulty standing. The unit contains a work-up area and a portable ultrasound machine. A nearby fenced pasture and walking area are available for patients that require exercise therapy.
The Lucy B. Whittier Neonatal Intensive Care Unit contains three stalls for mares and three adjustable foal boxes. This unit has in-house oxygen, heating and air-conditioning for patient comfort. Emergency equipment and supplies are at the ready for our most fragile patients.
State-of-the-art imaging facilities staffed by specialists in the field meet nearly every imaging need: radiography, ultrasonography, CT, MRI and nuclear scintigraphy (bone scan). The Large Animal Clinic has its own laboratory, pharmacy, feed room, and a farrier and shoeing facility.
Two equine treadmills capable of traveling 35 mph assist veterinarians to diagnose lameness issues and allow clinicians to perform endoscopies on a moving patient. A covered arena and physical therapy equipment also enable clinicians to serve patients in the most timely way.
A dedicated isolation area supports optimal veterinary care of horses with infectious diseases while protecting other patients from the risk of exposure.
Besides these specialized facilities, your horse has access to the other experts and testing services of the School of Veterinary Medicine in consultation with the equine veterinary team.