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Veterinary science

Veterinary medicine is the branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease, disorder and injury in non-human animals. The scope of veterinary medicine is wide, covering all animal species, both domesticated and wild, with a wide range of conditions which can affect different species. This includes medical bioscience, pathobiology and clinical science.

There are 351 pages tagged with Veterinary science:

OIE reference centre

The Swedish Centre for Animal Welfare (SCAW), together with the Italian counterpart, IZSAM, forms a joint OIE-reference Centre for Animal welfare.


If you have any questions about CGD or would like to engage somehow, please feel free to contact the committee. Send an email to cgd@slu.se or contact the head of CGD directly. Head of CGD Frida

SLU Committee for Global Animal Diseases

CGD:s mission is to promote and enhance research and training activities on contagious diseases and antimicrobial resistance of global importance in food producing animals.


NordCAW (Nordic Network for Communicating Animal Welfare) is a Nordic co-operation to communicate within animal welfare. SCAW is one of the initiators of the project.

Crossing the line

Today, on World Health Day, we pay attention to research on how transboundary diseases in sheep and goats can constitute a threat to health, livelihoods and society in Zambia and Tanzania. In a

BVF canagliflozin

Horses with hyperinsuinemia are at risk to develop the painfuld condition laminitis. The drug canagliflozin has the potential to lower insulin levels and prevent laminitis. Laminitis is a relatively

BVF nitrofurantoin

Dog with sporadic infectious cystits need antibiotic treatment. The study aims at investigating whether nitrofurantoin is a feasible therapeutic option. Sporadic infectious cystitis usually require

Osteoarthritis - early diagnosis and new strategies

This interdisciplinary project, based on close collaboration between four universities, has great potential to solve the question of how the disease osteoarthritis can be diagnosed and cured. The

AI in veterinary clinical diagnostics

Great progress is being made today in human medical diagnostics with the help of artificial intelligence (AI). In human medicine AI is for example used to interpret ultrasound and X-rays. In

Are tick-borne diseases increasing in northern Sweden?

A changing climate means changing geographical distributions of infectious diseases, especially those that are transmitted by insects and ticks. In this project, ticks collected from animals and

Whole-genome sequencing of disease-causing EHEC strains from Swedish calves

EHEC is increasing in Sweden, and internationally serious outbreaks and deaths occur annually. In 2018, the second largest outbreak in Sweden's history occurred. A common source of infection is

In-depth analysis of the conditions for clinical research

High-quality clinical research for dogs and cats is crucial for the sustainable development of the animal health sector, with high quality of care and high patient safety. Veterinary clinical