Research support

Helping WSU investigators succeed

To support WSU investigations that involve animals, the Office of the Campus Veterinarian provides the following services:

Veterinary and Technical services

Provided on a fee-for-service basis. View current veterinary service fees (Requires WSU login).

Veterinary experts can manage the following tasks, helping ensure research integrity and freeing you to focus on research findings.

  • Antibody production
  • Sampling
  • Compound administration
  • Surgical support
  • Euthanasia
  • Health certificates
  • Brand inspections
  • Other services

Complete a Veterinary and Technical Services Request Form (Requires WSU login)

Supply or Equipment Rental Requests

  • OCV carries a small inventory of select drugs and supplies
  • OCV can order buprenorphine ER products for you through Wedgewood Pharmacy (formerly Zoopharm)
  • Anesthesia Vaporizer Rental (for rodents only)

A $10 service fee will be applied to all supply requests. For routine lab supplies, we advise that the research staff establish their own accounts directly with a distributer.

Complete a Veterinary Supply Request Form for any drug, supply or Wedgewood pharmacy order (Requires WSU login)

Rodent reproductive services

Animal Production Core Laboratory
(Within the Center for Reproductive Biology)
Cryopreservation, embryo transfer, in vitro fertilization, breeding and research development consultation

Laboratory services

Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory
Bacteriology, virology, serology, necropsy and histopathology

WSU Veterinary Clinical Laboratory (AAHA accredited)
Testing in clinical chemistry, hematology, coagulation, urinalysis, diagnostic cytology, and blood banking for a variety of species