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Teaching Animal Unit

Clinical Veterinarian Allison West checks in on the new kids and calves at the Teaching Animal Unit.

Mar 2, 2023

Say Hello to Our New Clinical Veterinarian for the Teaching Animal Unit, Reedy Creek

Taking its beloved Teaching Animal Unit to the next level of excellence, the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine has created the role of clinical veterinarian for the unit and the Reedy Creek Equine Farm. 

red wolf pups with mother

May 5, 2022

The Oath, Spring 2022

In the latest edition of The Oath, the college’s bi-yearly magazine, we celebrate the college’s ongoing role at the center of the nationwide effort to repopulate the red wolf, the world’s most endangered canid species. We provide medical care, conduct research and tend our own wolves. 

Dairy groundbreaking

Nov 8, 2021

Progress Continues at NC State Vet Med with Dairy Barn Groundbreaking

The new $5.5 million facility, slated to be completed next fall, will help train students in food safety practices and modern animal welfare.  

Equine facility

Sep 21, 2021

New Equine Hospital, Dairy Barn in the Works at NC State Veterinary Medicine

About $40 million of the $80 million needed for the equine facility has been raised, while construction on the $5.5 million dairy barn upgrade is expected to begin before the end of the year. 

Caitlyn Mullins

May 6, 2021

Class of 2021 Story: Finding a Home on the CVM Farm

Who helped Caitlyn Mullins solidify her purpose as a veterinarian? Mimo, a cow who stole her heart from the moment she entered this world. 

small animal ruminants

Apr 13, 2020

New Online Learning Tools for All Ages from the CVM

The videos are crafted especially for teachers and parents looking for new resources to share with students and children as part of distance learning.  

sara beth at the teaching animal unit

Apr 21, 2019

Down on the Farm

Sara Beth Routh is out back. You’re never sure where. She could be with a class that’s learning cow handling techniques, helping to calm calves while repeatedly scraping muck off the bottom of her well-worn dusty boots. She could be in a covered stall cradling a fussy newborn lamb in her arms that needs some… 

Feb 3, 2012

Down on the Farm at NC State University College of Veterinary Medicine

[section_title][/section_title]   The physical availability of various food animals for future veterinarians to work with and learn from is a challenge for most urban veterinary colleges. Students at NC State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, however, are fortunate with their immediate access to large and small ruminants, poultry, swine, and horses through the CVM’s on-campus Teaching…