Our Services

Clinical Basic Services

We are a full service wellness care clinic designed to provide preventative care and basic sick appointments for pets of the general public. We are American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) accredited and no referral is necessary.

Clinical Specialty Services

Are you experiencing a behavior problem with your pet? The Behavioral Medicine Clinic offers services to owners of companion animals with behavioral issues, including, but not limited to, human-directed aggression, inter-pet aggression, separation anxiety, inappropriate elimination, fears, phobias, compulsive behaviors, and cognitive dysfunction.

The Cardiology and Interventional Medicine Service at The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center offers state-of-the-art diagnostic evaluation and treatment of dogs and cats with cardiology concerns evaluation and therapy of animals with cardiovascular disease, respiratory disorders, or those requiring minimally-invasive treatment options.

Welcome to the Clinical Diagnostic Laboratories at the Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center!

The Dermatology, Otology & Audiology service at The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center offers comprehensive care for companion and equine animals with skin and ear disease.

Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care Service at the Veterinary Medical Center at Ohio State provides care for dogs and cats with many types of emergent or serious conditions. Our Intensive Care Unit provides 24/7 support for those patients needing close monitoring and extensive care. The ICU is fully staffed with dedicated registered technicians, some of which are certified in emergency and critical care, as well as state-of-the-art monitoring equipment, such as remote heart monitoring, direct blood pressure monitoring, and full blood work capability.

We are available to assist in the diagnosis and management of dogs and cats with gastrointestinal disorders, hepatic or pancreatic diseases, liver or bladder diseases, upper and lower airway diseases (including nasal disease), endocrine and other metabolic disorders, and infectious diseases.

The Neurology and Neurosurgery Service at the Veterinary Medical Center at Ohio State University provides comprehensive medical and surgical care for companion animals with neurological conditions.

Our mission is to provide the highest quality nutritional care for companion animal patients. Please see our extensive web site for valuable information for pet owners, veterinary students, technicians and clinician colleagues. Learn more about our research on the role of nutrition and bladder disease in cats. This research has led to the development of the Indoor Cat Initiative, which aims to enrich the lives of indoor cats to promote their health and welfare, and to reduce the risk of stress-responsive disorders.

All members of our service strive to provide exceptional patient care and service to our clients and referring veterinarians. We also aim to provide an excellent clinical learning experience for our future veterinary colleagues.

The Theriogenology and Reproductive Medicine Service at the VMC will offer assisted reproductive services for dogs and cats, farm, and equine patients.

Integrated Oncology

Integrated Oncology Service at Ohio State’s Veterinary Medical Center is comprised of a team of cancer doctors with specialties in medical, surgical and radiation oncology, working together - and with you and your family veterinarian - from initial consultation and diagnosis, through the prescription and implementation of a treatment plan.


Orthopedic Surgery


The Small Animal Orthopedic Surgery service at the Veterinary Medical Center at Ohio State offers comprehensive surgical care for dogs and cats with orthopedic conditions.


The Radiation Oncology Service at Ohio State's Veterinary Medical Center provides radiation therapy for a variety of tumor types in both large and small animal patients.


What to expect from your pet's soft tissue surgery experience   (Download pdf)

The Soft Tissue Surgery Service at the Ohio State Veterinary Medical Center provides general surgical care for companion animals. The unit offers specialized surgical management of skin and organ diseases (orthopedic and neurological diseases are managed by other services), In addition, specialists primarily manage and supervise elective surgical procedures performed by senior students, interns, and residents.

Clinical Support Services

The anesthesia and perioperative pain management service at the Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) of The Ohio State University provides comprehensive anesthetic and pain management for all species with concentration on the common domestic species.

The Animal Blood Bank operates under the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences within the Veterinary Medical Center.

What is physical rehabilitation?

The mission of the Honoring the Bond Program is to recognize and honor the human-animal bond by providing support and resources to animal owners.

Check out the Indoor Pet Initiative website: http://indoorpet.osu.edu

Our pharmacy fills prescriptions for registered clients of the medical center. We fill inpatient and outpatient orders for all companion (small), farm and equine animal patients of the hospital.

The Radiology service provides complete diagnostic imaging services to all hospital patients and teleradiology and a mobile ultrasound service to referring veterinarians. Our professional faculty and staff offer excellent, timely service to our veterinary patients and their clinicians.

The Clinical Pathology Laboratories include the clinical chemistry, cytology and hematology laboratories. These laboratories provide diagnostic service and professional laboratory expertise to the Veterinary Medical Center, departments and research laboratories within the college and university and the university laboratory animal program. Samples from multiple species are analyzed daily using state-of-the-art automated equipment.

In addition to diagnostic services and specimen analysis, the clinical laboratories provide valuable case material for teaching veterinary medical students and preparing residents for specialty board certification in veterinary pathology, clinical pathology, internal medicine, and surgery.

The Diagnostic and Clinical Microbiology Service at the Veterinary Medical Center of The Ohio State offers/provides bacteriology, mycology, and serologic procedures for The Veterinary Medical Center. Service is also provided to ambulatory services associated with the Teaching Hospital as well as animal resource facilities within or outside, the university.