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Office of the Campus Veterinarian | Washington State University

Preventive health care

Standard operating procedures

Maintaining animals at WSU requires basic husbandry practices and preventive health care, including vaccination, parasite control, and hoof or nail care. The standard procedures listed by species below detail the minimum husbandry and preventive care expectations for animals housed at WSU.

View procedures by species

Horses 

Llamas and alpacas

Other species

For standard operating procedures for the following species, visit pages linked below or contact the Office of the Campus Veterinarian.

To obtain the documents above in a form accessible to persons with disabilities, please contact the Office of the Campus Veterinarian.


24-hour emergency

Spokane: 509-592-6884
All other campuses: 509-330-1871

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