Veterinary Medicine

We offer veterinary medicine information through programs, educational materials and publications. The Veterinary Science Certificate Program provides students with the knowledge, motivation, and hands-on skills necessary to pursue their educational career goals while the related educational materials serve as great resources for science-based veterinary health information.

Related Department: Animal Science

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Keep cattle hydrated and healthy

Water quantity and quality are key during heat wave, drought With the heat wave pushing temperatures above 100 across the state, Texas livestock producers are reminded to maintain the water supplies and water quality their animals rely upon. With most of the state currently experiencing drought conditions, the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, TVMDL,…

Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory

The Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, TVMDL, includes four diagnostic laboratories serving veterinarians, livestock producers and government agencies.

Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory

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Publications

Publication

Various medicines are used in show market livestock and poultry, but exhibitors must ensure that the carcasses do not contain illegal residues of drugs, chemicals, and feed additives. Only approved substances should be used. Illegal uses of drugs in animals are explained. (2 Pages)

Publication

Body size is an important genetic factor in beef cattle production. Historically, size was first estimated by measurements such as height or length. When scales were developed, weight became more common as a measure of size. Although body measurements and weight are related, their rates of maturity differ. (3 Pages)

Publication

This book will provide a sound platform for students to master the knowledge and skills needed to become a veterinary assistant and to pursue a rewarding career as part of a professional team dedicated to providing the best animal and public health care available in the United States.

Programs

We offer numerous free and affordable programs on agriculture and natural resources, family and community health, economic health and youth development. We also offer many volunteer opportunities. Browse the list below.
Program

Livestock veterinary entomology is the evaluation and understanding of ectoparasites that bite and feed on livestock and companion animals, affecting animals’ thriftiness, behavior, and lifestyle.

Program

Agricultural Safety and Health Program addresses farm machinery safety, safe handling of agrochemicals, and topics related to safety in farm, ranch, and rural settings.  

Courses

Course

This course is designed for independent student learning and administered by VSCP Program Staff. Students enroll and complete 100 lesson modules at their own pace.

Course

This course is the third of four sections of the full Veterinary Science: Independent Study Curriculum. It contains 4 Chapters & 21 lessons.

Course

This course is the fourth of four sections of the full Veterinary Science: Independent Study Curriculum. It contains 3 Chapters & 29 lessons.

Veterinary Science Certificate Program

The VSCP is a nationally recognized program designed for students interested in becoming veterinary assistants.

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