About OVC Health Sciences Centre

Welcome to Ontario Veterinary College Health Sciences Centre. Animals are very important to us, and so is their care.

As a part of the University of Guelph, we strive to provide the best possible service to over 16,000 companion animals, equine, farm animal and exotic species, every year.


Using a team based approach, our many dedicated and specialized veterinary professionals and technical staff are equipped to provide leading edge animal care using extensive and advanced diagnostic and treatment capabilities.



The OVC HSC carries a tradition of 150 years of servicing our beloved animals. Our team of experts carries expertise in areas such as:

Animal Cancer

Equine Sports Medicine and Reproduction

Avian and Exotic Medicine Service

Ruminant Field Services

Emergency and Critical Care

AAHA Accreditation

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The American Animal Hospital Association is an organization that accredits Companion Animal Hospitals in Canada and the United States. The OVC HSC has voluntarily chosen to be evaluated on 900 standards of medical care and client service.

We chose to be accredited by AAHA so our clients are assured that they are receiving the highest quality of Veterinary care for their pets.