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We improve the health of large farm and food animals through teaching, research and veterinary care. We teach the next generation of large animal veterinarians and researchers, explore answers to veterinary medical problems, and provide optimal care for your animals.

Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences

The Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences (VLCS) has three major missions: education, patient care, and research. Each of these activities is intended to improve the quality of life and productivity of animals and their owners. The Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences (VLCS) develops excellent large animal veterinarians through outstanding teaching; delivers outstanding veterinary care to our clients’ large animals through our expertly-staffed hospital services; and creates, dissemi­nates, and clinically applies impactful knowledge through research and continuing education in large animals.