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.

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.


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 Small Animal Orthopedic Surgery service at the Veterinary Medical Center at Ohio State offers comprehensive surgical care for dogs and cats with orthopedic conditions. To schedule an appointment, please call (614) 292-3551.


Beginning June 1, 2021, our companion animal emergency room will be closed during the overnight hours of Midnight to 8 a.m., seven days a week, until further notice.  



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.

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.

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