Ensuring a bright future for horses, cattle and other farm animals

The Department of Large Animal Medicine is responsible for training our students how to provide top-notch veterinary care to horses, cattle and other farm animals while conducting important research projects, serving as thought leaders in their field, and providing services to animal owners as part of our Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Our faculty and staff in this department are passionate about what they do and they work hard to provide a great learning environment while advancing the standard of care for horses, cows, goats, llamas, etc.

Internships / Residencies

We offer an internship and residency program if you’re looking to further your training in large animal medicine.  All of our programs are clinical-based and allow you to gain valuable hands-on experience by assisting our board-certified clinicians with the care of large animals at our Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

Large animal at a glance


Interns / Residents


Faculty Members


Grad Students



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Check out the multimedia version of Meg’s story. Margaret “Meg” Lemons (DVM, 2024) was shocked to learn she was a winner of a $75,000 scholarship through the Foundation for the Horse, but her future colleagues were not.

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Looking for veterinary care?

We offer veterinary services to large animal owners through our Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Please contact our hospital directly to make an appointment.

Changing the face of animal health through research

Our researchers are actively looking for solutions to common problems and challenges facing large animals.

Graduate degree programs

Large animal is one of the many areas of emphasis that you can choose from as part of the College’s Comparative Biomedical Sciences graduate program.

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