College of Veterinary Medicine

Student Clubs

SC – American Association of Bovine Practitioners SCAABPclub@westernu.edu

To enhance student understanding of bovine medicine as well as companion livestock and production animal management.

AAEP-Student Chapter of the American Association of Equine Practitioners AAEPclub@westernu.edu

To improve the health and welfare of the horse. It also serves to further the professional development of its members. Provide resources and leadership for the benefit of the equine industry.

AAFP-Student Chapter of the American Association of Feline Practitioners SCAAFPclub@westernu.edu

To improve the health and well-being of cats by supporting high standards of practice, continuing education and scientific investigation, as well as stimulating veterinary student interest in feline practice.


ASV-Student Chapter of the Association of Shelter Veterinarians SCASVclub@westernu.edu

To use veterinary knowledge and skills to work towards decreasing shelter and unwanted pet populations, improving conditions within the shelters, and educating the public and veterinary profession.

AVSAB-Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior (AVSAB) SCAVSABclub@westernu.edu

To educate veterinary students on current animal behavioral theory as well as the importance of recognizing the human-animal bond in a clinical setting. We also encourage hands-on application of theory in the clinical setting.

SC-ACVIM – Student Chapter of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine SCACVIMclub@westernu.edu

To enhance animal and human health by advancing veterinary internal medicine through training, education and discovery.

SC-ACVP – Student Chapter of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists  SCACVPclub@westernu.edu

To educate veterinary students on both anatomical and clinical pathology career opportunities. Members engage in various talks with world-renowned speakers, participate in interactive histopathology presentations and necropsies, and attend the annual meeting of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists.

SCAVMA-Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association  SCAVMAclub@westernu.edu

To promote a spirit of friendly relations among students enrolled in the College of Veterinary Medicine and to provide an opportunity for members to gain professional knowledge and an understanding of professional ethics and conduct. Members are also able to take advantage of opportunities provided by the AVMA parent organization.

SC – Christian Veterinary Mission SCCVMclub@westernu.edu

To challenge, empower and facilitate veterinary students (and veterinarians) to serve others through their profession, through missions, living out their Christian faith. We also provide education and encouragement for those who desire to minister through service, prayer, relationship building and modeling Christ’s love.

SC – Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association SCHSVMAclub@westernu.edu

To engage students in current ethical and political debates that promotes the welfare of animals. Members participate in lectures with numerous world-renowned speakers, advance animal welfare through community activities, and volunteer for organizations that promote animal welfare according to SC-HSVMA guidelines.

Society of Veterinary Theriogenolgy TherioClub@westernu.edu

To expand the knowledge of interested students in science behind and techniques used in treatment of and approach to Theriogenology cases, real and proposed.

SVECCS-Student Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society  SVECCSclub@westernu.edu

To promote the interest and education of WesternU veterinary students in veterinary emergency and critical care. We strive to develop and strengthen a passion for animal emergency medicine through lectures, web labs and guest speakers.

VBMA-Veterinary Business Management Association VBMAclub@westernu.edu

Dedicated to advancing the profession through increasing business knowledge, creating networking opportunities, and empowering students to achieve their personal and professional goals.

Veterinary Research Club DVMResclub@westernu.edu

To promote interest in the filed of biomedical research and laboratory medicine and to promote research opportunities for veterinary students.

Veterinary Surgery Club VetSurgeryClub@westernu.edu

The purpose of this club is to provide learning experiences in the field of veterinary surgery with an emphasis on small animal surgery.

ZWECCS-Zoological Wildlife Exotic Conservation Club  ZWEACCclub@westernu.edu

To promote the general welfare and conservation of captive and free-ranging wildlife. To enlighten ourselves by sharing in the dissemination of relevant knowledge in an effort to increase the awareness of issues that affect these animals.