College of Veterinary Medicine Facilities

Oro Valley Campus

The Oro Valley campus is the main administrative and pre-clinical education center for the UA College of Veterinary Medicine. It will serve as the primary site for pre-clinical classroom and laboratory instructional activities, as well as the center of all disseminated educational activities during the clinical rotation year.

Health Sciences Campus

This 45-acre complex houses the Health Sciences Innovation Building, Arizona Health Sciences Library and two large animal facilities. This collaborative center supports education activities for all health professions, including the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Campus Agricultural Center

This 160-acre center provides the primary small animal, equine, and food-animal clinical skills education sites for pre-clinical students. These animals and facilities will be used to teach students handling, restraint, and basic veterinary care procedures with an emphasis on horses and sheep.

University of Arizona Main Campus

The University of Arizona was established in 1885 as the state’s land-grant university and and continues to offer cutting-edge research and outstanding educational programs. Ranked within the top 75 universities in the world, the UA main campus provides a robust network of student, academic and research support programs that will benefit the College of Veterinary Medicine.

West Campus Agricultural Center

This 64-acre center houses the AAVLD-accredited Arizona Veterinary Diagnostics Laboratory that provides veterinary clinical and anatomic pathology support to veterinarians, animal owners, local zoos, and shelters throughout Arizona. All third year veterinary students will rotate through this facility to obtain hands-on experience in clinical and anatomic pathology. 

The Ames Animal Hospital

The Ames Animal Hospital is a UA-owned veterinary medical education center located in Douglas, AZ that will provide veterinary students hands-on clinical training with companion and farm animal species during the third year of training. Students will experience both in-hospital and ambulatory clinical settings that are typical of a rural mixed veterinary practice. 

V Bar V Ranch

This 71,000-acre ranch is permitted 550 heads of cattle. The headquarters has extensive corrals, beef cattle handling facilities and student housing. All phases of range beef cattle production will be taught at this site during the third year animal food rotation.

Clinical Affliliate Sites

A broad distributive network of general and specialty practices is being developed throughout Arizona and nation wide to provide numerous options for students to complete both required and elective third year clinical rotations.