College of Veterinary Medicine

Instruction and clinical opportunities are provided in a wide variety of domestic species, including food animal, equine, and companion animals. The College sustains a vibrant, diverse faculty by encouraging advancement through personal and professional development and research, creating an academic community of competent, caring, ethical professionals, where cooperative learning, public service, and scholarship can flourish.

Faculty Spotlight


In January 2016, Dr. Dominique Griffon, DMV, MS, PhD, DECVS, DACVS, Professor and Associate Dean for Research at the College of Veterinary Medicine, published a nearly 1,000 page-long textbook, Complications in Small Animal Surgery (Wiley, 2016; 978-0-470-95962-6). More…


Previous Faculty Spotlight.

CVM Announcements

WesternU Spay/Neuter Center – East Valley Grand Opening

2017 EVC Grand OpeningWestern University of Health Sciences held a grand opening for its East Valley Spay/Neuter Center in Van Nuys Oct. 26, 2017, celebrating a partnership that will provide veterinary student training and protect public health.


2018 Western Regional Iverson Bell Summit

2018 Iverson Bell SummitFebruary 23-25, 2018. We are excited to announce the upcoming 2018 Western Regional Iverson Bell Summit. More..



CVM Features

WesternU Faculty and Students on an official visit to establish collaboration with Kenyan Universities and Hospitals.

Kenya Collaboration



Two faculty members from Western University of Health science are going on an official visit to Kenya on April 1st – 16th 2017. More…







WesternU College of Veterinary Medicine provides care to neglected animals

Neglected Animals

Western University of Health Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine faculty and students are volunteering this week to help animals removed from a sanctuary under investigation for neglect. More…






We are interested in collaborating with practitioners on clinical studies, identifying clinical trial subjects and supporting intern/resident projects. 





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About the College

About the College

The College of Veterinary Medicine at Western University of Health Sciences was established in 1998 as the first new college of veterinary medicine in the United States in more than twenty years, and stands as a new paradigm in veterinary medical education more…



The WAVE Program

The College of Veterinary Medicine’s Reverence for Life Commitment promises that animals will not be harmed in our teaching programs. More…



2018 Western Regional Iverson Bell SummitFebruary 23-25, 2018
2018 Western Regional Iverson Bell Summit. More...



Alumni ReceptionMarch 5, 2018
Alumni Reception 2018. Click here for details.


2018 CaTLCMarch 14-16, 2018
California Temporary License Curriculum (CaTLC) More…


2018 Vet Med Open House!Saturday, April 7, 2018
13th Annual Vet Med Open House
Registration click here!


2018 Laparoscopy CEMay 21-22, 2018
Laparoscopy Course For Small Animal Veterinary Practitioners. More…


CVM Community Events Calendar

WesternU Pet Health Center

WesternU Pet Health Center

The WesternU Pet Health Center offers companion animal care, pet wellness services and other outreach programs serving the community. Find out more…

CVM Career Center

You are looking for a job opportunity or you want to advertise your job opening, get on the Veterinary Career Network (VCN).

CVM Strategic Plan Unveiled

The WesternU College of Veterinary Medicine unveiled a five-year Strategic Plan.


Discover the future of the CVM.


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For information about how to support the College of Veterinary Medicine, please contact the Director of Development,

Tim McPheron: (909) 706-3762 or at tmcpheron@westernu.edu.