About the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine: The primary mission of the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine is to serve the people of Oregon and the various livestock and companion animal industries by furthering the understanding of animal medical practices and procedures. Through research, clinical practice and extension efforts in the community, the college provides Oregon's future veterinarians with one of the most comprehensive educations available anywhere.

Oregon State’s Veterinary Diagnostic Lab teams up with local lab to test for COVID-19

As health centers nationwide continue to struggle with limited testing for the virus that causes COVID-19, the Oregon Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (OVDL) at Oregon State University is teaming up with the private Corvallis-based WVT Laboratory to increase novel coronavirus testing for medical providers in Oregon and beyond.

OSU Veterinary Diagnostic Lab produces critical COVID-19 test component for Oregon hospitals

When Samaritan Health Services asked Oregon State University last week if there was anything the university could do to help, scientists in the Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine realized their diagnostic lab already had all the ingredients and equipment to make the fluid needed to transport patient samples to testing facilities.

Gift launches OSU’s fundraising effort to acquire equipment to improve cancer treatment for pets

A $500,000 gift from Ken and Celia Austin is kick-starting fundraising for a device to deliver radiation treatment to animals at Oregon State University’s Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine.

OSU to celebrate veterinary facility expansion with tours, ribbon-cutting

The Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine at Oregon State University will host a grand opening and ribbon “chewing” ceremony Monday, Sept. 23, to celebrate the expansion of the veterinary teaching and clinical facilities.

OSU Pet Day planned for May 4

Oregon State University will hold its 32nd annual Pet Day on Saturday, May 4, when the Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine celebrates the human-animal bond with lots of family-friendly activities.

Rare white tiger undergoes successful CT and surgery at OSU

A team of veterinarians at Oregon State University’s Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine treated a rare white Bengal tiger in need of a diagnostic CT scan and emergency surgery.

Clinical trial for dogs with mammary cancer now underway at Oregon State

The Lois Bates Acheson Veterinary Teaching Hospital at Oregon State University is now enrolling dogs with mammary cancer in a new clinical trial for a treatment that eradicates cancer in two ways.

Oregon State to host Summer Veterinary Experience for high school students

The Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine at Oregon State University will host a week-long Summer Veterinary Experience for high-achieving high school students from underrepresented populations, including many from low-income families.

Groundbreaking ceremony for expansion of OSU’s Magruder Hall to be held June 20

Oregon State University’s Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine will host a groundbreaking ceremony June 20 to kick off a 21,729-square foot expansion of Magruder Hall that will improve instructional space and increase services at the small animal hospital.

Research shows dogs prefer to eat fat, and cats surprisingly tend toward carbs

Dogs gravitate toward high-fat food, but cats pounce on carbohydrates with even greater enthusiasm, according to research into the dietary habits of America’s two most popular pets.

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