Department of Comparative Medicine

Animal Surgery Suites are available at the ARCF, Brotman, and Harborview facilities for non-rodent species. DCM Veterinary Staff are available for hire (Research Staff must have IACUC certification in large animal anesthesia to perform anesthesia independently).

Our team of highly skilled veterinary technicians, veterinary residents, and senior faculty clinicians are experienced in a variety of species-specific anesthetic and surgical techniques aimed at supporting your research needs.

Scheduling is based on the specific needs of research groups and the availability of the veterinary staff. Surgeries are scheduled on a first-come, first-serve basis between 9:00am – 4:00pm Monday through Thursday and 9:00am – 2:00pm on Fridays. Scheduling on weekends and after-hours will be considered by special request only.

Surgery and anesthesia services include:

Recommendations for post-operative care can be found here