UC Davis Retains Standing as Best Value Among Veterinary Schools

January 06, 2021
​​​​​​​UC Davis continues to offer the best value among veterinary schools, based on its number one rankings and updated financial information from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).

UC Davis Veterinary Students Expand Care for Pets of Homeless

December 16, 2020
Crissy Phillips has been a pet owner for many years and grew up with horses and other animals. Nothing has stopped her from providing the best possible care for her animals – not homelessness, not her battle with clinical depression, and not her daily struggles to provide for them. Her dedication shines through—easily apparent as she unveils a thick file of her two cats’ medical records—and just became a bit easier with the opening of a new clinic for pets of the homeless in Davis.

Dual Degree Program Receives Prestigious NIH Award

September 08, 2020
The UC Davis Veterinary Scientist Training Program (VSTP) celebrates its 20th year of preparing the next generation of veterinary scientists with a prestigious National Institutes of Health (NIH) award. This is the first year that NIH has granted the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) award to colleges or schools of veterinary medicine as the lead institution to support students in a dual degree DVM-PhD program.

Mapping the Pathway to Gut Health in HIV and SIV Infections

November 20, 2019
Katti (Horng) Crakes, doctoral student in the schools of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine at UC Davis, served as first author on a UC Davis research study that found that the damaged gut lining (known as leaky gut) in monkeys infected with chronic simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), an HIV-like virus, was rapidly repaired within five hours of receiving Lactobacillus plantarum bacteria. The outcome lends hope that leaky gut, a common condition among HIV patients, could be effectively treated in the future.

Students Receive Scholarships in Bovine Medicine

September 20, 2019
Congratulations to fourth-year students Lauren Gentle and Nathan Yerian on their scholarships from the American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP).

Welcome to the Class of 2023!

August 20, 2019
Families, friends, faculty and staff gathered at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine’s event lawn last Friday evening to celebrate and welcome 148 new DVM students during the annual White Coat Ceremony.