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College of Veterinary Medicine

Kansas State University
101 Trotter Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506


Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Client Care
785-532-5650 or


Veterinary Health Center
1800 Denison Ave.
Manhattan, KS 66506


For appointments or emergencies call:

Small Animal Desk


Large Animal Desk

A healthier world starts here

At the College of Veterinary Medicine, we embrace the One Health concept. We recognize how animal and human health are deeply intertwined. This understanding guides everything we do, from innovation and excellence in teaching to research and service to promote animal and human health for the public good. As a college, we are committed to an environment that is fulfilling and rewarding, and is recognized for good communication, productive collaboration, mutual respect, diversity, integrity and honesty.


Dual DVM/Ph.D. Scholarship Supports Qualified StudentsDual DVM/Ph.D. Scholarship Supports Qualified Students

Earning a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree and a doctorate at the same time can be a demanding and financially challenging undertaking. But it also can provide several career options beyond that of a traditional DVM.

Tick-borne disease research aims to develop new vaccines with $1.8 million NIH grant

Dr. Roman Ganta, professor of diagnostic medicine and pathobiology, has received a four-year $1.8 million National Institutes of Health grant to continue studying the tick-borne bacterium Ehrlichia chaffeensis. With the latest grant, Ganta now has 16 years of continuous NIH funding for his research related to tick-borne pathogens.

Doctoral student in anatomy and physiology receives University Distinguished Professors Graduate Student Award from K-State

Kansas State University's highest achieving faculty members are honoring the next generation of exceptional researchers with 2014 University Distinguished Professors Graduate Student Awards. Clark Holdsworth, a doctoral student under Dr. Timothy Musch, joined two other K-State graduate students in receiving one of this year’s awards.

Beef Cattle Institute publishes October issue of The Grazier newsletter

October 2014 GrazierThe top stories this month are about: realistic birthing simulation via an artificial cow is introduced at the Kansas State Fair, free BQA certifications are being offered, K-State recently hosted Beef Stocker Field Day, plus read this month’s spotlight features about a Kansas beef producer, a rural practitioner, a master’s student in biomedical sciences and a research study on dry-rolled corn particle size and fecal starch in Midwestern feedlots.

Dog friendly website quotes VHC’s Dr. James Roush in hip dysplasia story

Dr. James Roush performs many of the orthopedic surgeries at the Veterinary Health Center. He is quoted in this pet-enthusiast website article on hip dysplasia, which is common in many breeds and sizes of dogs. Find out what Dr. Roush recommends for treating hip dysplasia.

College of Veterinary Medicine hosts 3rd Annual KHC Equine Clinic

The Kansas Horse Council and the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine are happy to announce the 3rd Annual Horse Care 101 Educational Seminar which will be held on Nov. 8, 2014 in Mosier Hall at the college. We are pleased to welcome Julie Goodnight, Host of the RFD TV Show “Horse Master.” She will be covering a variety of topics throughout the day. Other speakers/topics include: Just Horse Sense and The Law – Denise Farris, Equine Nutrition – Dr. Randy Raub, Equine Dentistry – Dr. Chris Blevins, Saddle Fitting Lab – Debra Ratchet, Kansas Emergency Response Team Demonstration, Equine Dermatology – Dr. Stuart Pierce and a Farrier Demonstration. Don’t miss out on this fun-filled day! Register today with the Office of Continuing Education at 785-532-4528 or  vmce@vet.k-state.edu.

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