University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food & Environment

Welcome to the Department of Veterinary Science

 

The Department of Veterinary Science operates three divisions:

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Gluck Equine Research Center

The mission of the Gluck Equine Research Center is scientific discovery, education, and dissemination of knowledge for the benefit of the health and welfare of horses.
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Animal Genetic Testing & Research Laboratory

Established in 1986, the Animal Genetic Testing & Research Laboratory offers a variety of genetic testing services to horse owners and individual breed registries.  Available tests include traditional blood typing, DNA typing, parentage analysis and color gene testing.
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Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (formerly LDDC)

The mission of the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (VDL) is to aid in the diagnosis, and control of animal diseases in Kentucky through laboratory testing, epidemiology and surveillance.  The VDL is a full-service diagnostic facility that offers comprehensive testing and consulting in the fields of microbiology, molecular biology, histopathology, clinical pathology, serology/immunology, toxicology, virology, extension and epidemiology. 

 

Maxwell H.Gluck Equine Research Center
Department of Veterinary Science, University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky 40546-0099

Main Office (859) 257-4757
Fax (859) 257-8542