Veterinary care & consultation

For the WSU research and teaching community

Campus Veterinary Services, a unit within the Office of the Campus Veterinarian, ensures that adequate veterinary care and pre- and post-procedural or surgical care are provided at all times, in accordance with current veterinary medical and nursing practices.

Veterinary services

  • Emergency care
  • Diagnostic testing
  • Rodent health monitoring for specific pathogen free colonies
  • Surgery
  • Medical treatment
  • Preventive medicine

Contact Campus Veterinary Services for availability. Current veterinary service rates.


Campus Veterinary Services consults on matters related to animal care, including the following:

  • IACUC animal use protocol preparation
  • Animal models of human disease
  • Animal-related research techniques, including possible refinements
  • Anesthesia and analgesia
  • Environmental enrichment and social housing
  • Spontaneous and experimentally related animal diseases
  • Species-specific behaviors and characteristics

Contact Campus Veterinary Services for consultation needs.

Animal health information

Contact the Office of the Campus Veterinarian for information and guidance relative to the following:

  • Animal procedures
    • Assessment and treatment
    • Anesthesia and analgesia
    • Food and fluid regulation
    • Euthanasia
  • Medical records: Proper documentation of medical observations and treatments
  • Reference values: For interpretation of laboratory tests
  • Surgery: Process and policy
  • Preventive health care: Standard operating procedures dictate the type and frequency of care that must be provided to each species.

Import and Export Management

Animal and animal products import and export management 

Laws mandate that you meet specific requirements for the acquisition and transfer of animals used in research, testing, and teaching.

24-Hour Emergency