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The Theriogenology Service concentrates on equine and small animal reproduction.

DVM students take a theriogenology course in their third year, and clinical rotations for senior students include theriogenology. Instruction also occurs at the Teaching Animal Unit, the working farm on the NC State campus. Electives and selectives are offered depending on student interest. The theriogenology senior rotations (VMF 980 and 981) are among the most popular in the CVM.

Faculty research activities focus on equine oocyte activation and immunocontraception. The theriogenology faculty also participate in the Equine Reproduction Program, which includes interdisciplinary cooperation with faculty of the Department of Clinical Sciences.

Learn about our theriogenology clinical service

The theriogenology service at the NC State Veterinary Hospital offers clients and referring veterinarians consultation and assistance in reproductive medicine. The foundation of our expertise is veterinary obstetrics, gynecology and male reproduction. NC State College of Veterinary Medicine is one of few universities with an established program and ongoing research in canine fertility and pregnancy.

baby puppy being held by vet
Photo by Nathan Latil/NC State Veterinary Medicine