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Small Animal Clinical Skills Center


The Small Animal Clinical Skills Center has 43,187 sq. ft. that includes a large Clinical Skills room, where students learn essential veterinary skills on models, simulations and live animals. The large, open space is equipped with mobile adjustable height tables, drop down power, 10 flat screen monitors, wireless microphones, HD teaching camera, wireless internet, recording capability, multimedia ports, and streaming technology. Nearby, a dedicated Clinical Skills Study room provides a self-directed learning area for clinical skill development. The 3,500 sq. ft. Surgery Suite accommodates 24 surgery tables, complete with surgery lights and one central HD outfitted surgery teaching station. Adjacent to the surgical area is a Surgical Supply and a Veterinary Procedures Room, complete with 18 wet tables, flat screen monitors, teaching camera, oxygen, scavenger, surgical sinks and exam lights where surgical prep, anesthesia, treatments or dentals are performed. Students input records, submit anesthesia requests and medicine in Cornerstone™ Software in the adjacent Records Processing Room, which is outfitted with 22 computer stations. Animals recover on the nearby heated floors of the Recovery Rooms, each room equipped with 48 recovery spaces. The building contains 59 canine runs with heated floors, an adjacent dog wash, washer/dryer, and a large kennel prep area to house food, grooming, and feeding supplies. A Feline Kennel with 24 feline condos is also on the north side of the building. Dedicated clinical spaces include a pharmacy, a treatment room with 6 treatment tables, a private surgical suite with HD teaching camera, a laboratory, and a Diagnostic Imaging suite equipped with digital radiography, PACS system, and ultrasound. The complex includes 2 isolation suites, complete with ante-room and perpetual video monitoring. Student spaces in the building include lockers, changing rooms, a student lounge complete with kitchen, 150 seat classroom, and numerous study rooms. The building also houses multiple faculty and staff offices and private breakroom/workroom.



Exterior of SACSC


 SACSC New  DVTC Exterior  Lobby

Canine Runs, Isolation Room, and Recovery

 Canine runs  Isolation Suites  Recovery

Procedures Room

 Procedures Wet  Procedures room  Procedures

Surgery Suite

Treatment Room

 Surgery Suite  Surgery  Treatment room

Kennel Prep

Diagnostic Imaging

 Kennel Prep  Kennel Prep  Diagnostic imaging



Clinical Skills Tables/Multi-Purpose Flex Space

 Classroom  Sterilization  Clinical Skills

Medical Records Corridor



 Medical Records  Laboratory