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Department of Clinical Sciences

Dedicated to excellence in educating and training veterinarians and comparative biomedical scientists, furthering health care and wellness through discovery and clinical research.


The Theriogenology Service concentrates on equine and small animal reproduction.

Teaching occurs in clinical rotations for senior students and a course in Theriogenology during Year 3 of the DVM curriculum. Instruction also occurs at the Teaching Animal Unit (TAU). 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.

Research activites of the faculty 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 (DoCs).