News & Events

UC Davis Appoints New Dean of Veterinary Medicine

The University of California, Davis today (August 10) named Mark Stetter, dean and professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Colorado State University, as the new dean of the School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM). He will officially step into the position on October 18.
 

Protecting Animals When Disaster Strikes

UC Davis leaders, veterinarians, and California legislators today unveiled a new emergency program to help rescue animals in disasters. Called the California Veterinary Emergency Team and administered by the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, the program will support and train a network of government agencies, individuals, and organizations to aid domestic animals and livestock during emergencies.

Residents Win National Research Awards

Two residents with the UC Davis veterinary hospital recently won national research awards at the 2021 American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) Forum, held virtually this year. The residents—one each in large and small animal services—submitted abstracts that were reviewed by a panel of judges comprised of ACVIM Diplomates.

California Budget Includes Money to Help Homeless Animals

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed budget legislation that includes $45 million in one-time support for a statewide Animal Shelter Assistance Program. The program will be administered by the Koret Shelter Medicine Program, at the University of California, Davis, Center for Companion Animal Health. The increase will be used to fund grants and outreach for the state’s animal shelters over a period of five years.