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Departments and Centres

OVC is more than the sum of its parts. Learn more about the academic departments, research centres and institutes, and clinical facilities that set us apart.

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Academic Departments

Advancing Knowledge

Internationally renowned researchers in our four academic departments are advancing knowledge to improve life across veterinary, human and environmental health. Our experts work within individual animal health and welfare, population and public health, translational biomedical discovery, veterinary and comparative pathology, infectious disease and immunology.

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OVC Health Sciences Centre

Ensuring the best services

Using a team-based approach, OVC’s Health Sciences Centre provides leading-edge medical and surgical care to various companion animals, equine, farm animal and exotic species every year while advancing knowledge to improve the health and well-being of animals.

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Centres, Institutes & Networks

Collaborative expertise

OVC's dynamic research centres, institutes, and networks reflect the college's expertise and continually-evolving research strengths, and promote strong collaborations across the University of Guelph campus and with external partners.