About Us

Researchers at OVC conduct innovative, collaborative research aimed at improving the health and well-being of animals, humans and ecosystems. This work covers a broad range of disciplines ranging from basic laboratory investigation to epidemiological field studies to applied clinical research on companion and food animals as well as wildlife. 
  
Our research strength stems from our collective expertise, collaborative partnerships, research infrastructure, patients, clients and supportive donors that enable us to sustain and grow a world-class research enterprise. 
 
Some programs are categorized as core research or as globally recognized areas of research strength while others have been organized into virtual research institutes, such as the Institute for Comparative Cancer Investigation, the Centre for Public Health and Zoonosis or the Cardiovascular Centre
 
Research at OVC is performed within a framework of the following guiding principles: Excellence, Uniqueness, Collaboration, Innovation, Communication and Training.