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 the Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center)


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