Mission & Vision


To excel at the creation of knowledge to better understand the prevention, development, diagnosis and treatment of animal diseases and welfare issues, promotion of animal health and productivity, and protection of humans from animal-derived hazards; the communication of knowledge to inform the scientific and lay communities; and the application of knowledge to optimize the health of animals, humans and the environment.


To position the OVC as a world leader in innovative, collaborative research that improves the health and well-being of animals, humans and the environment.