The Large Animal Medicine Service at the WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre provides out-patient and in-patient medical services to animals belonging to hospital clients and to clients who have been referred to WCVM by their local veterinarians.

Our clinical team includes board-certified large animal internal medicine specialists whose clinical, teaching and research activities focus on equine health.

Their work is supported by registered veterinary technologists who have extensive experience working with equine patients.

Medical procedures

Clinicians who are part of the Large Animal Medicine Service see out-patient cases for:

  • physical examinations and vaccines
  • teeth floating
  • routine diagnostic procedures

More complex cases may require hospitalization as well as in-depth procedures or diagnostic testing. These include:

  • non-surgical colic
  • cardiology-related conditions
  • respiratory disease
  • neonatal care