Cornell awarded the first DVM degree in 1876 to Daniel Salmon, (discoverer of Salmonella). Mr. Salmon was also the founder the US Bureau of Animal Industry.
Students are also encouraged to train in 25 different research centers which are maintained by the school. These research centers are distributed in three parts which include the SeaDoc Society that helps in preservation of marine life, Dairy Food Safety Laboratory, and Wildlife Health Center.
Students can opt for a joint degree which includes a Master of Business Administration and Master of Public Health
Its medical training center accepts almost 30,000 animal patients each year to give its students countless opportunities to learn and understand various animal species.
Texas A&M is the first university in the world to clone animals from six different species - a cat, deer, horse, cattle, pigs, and boer goat.
The university is one of the few institutions that offers a joint program in which students can earn a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) in addition to a DVM.
It is one of the few schools to offer a doctoral degree in parasitology, physiology, pathology and pharmacology.
The university offers an extensive variety of research programs in which students work with established veterinarians and have a personal experience on tough cases.
Agriculture is a dominant occupation in Pennsylvania and in addition to animal care, it works closely with farmers and agriculturists to improve over all animal health.
North Carolina State University- Raleigh, North Carolina
University of Wisconsin- Madison, Wisconsin
Michigan State University- East Lansing, Michigan
University of Minnesota- St. Paul Minnesota
University of Florida- Gainesville, Florida
Tufts University- Medford/Somerville, Massachusetts
Auburn University- Auburn, Alabama
Purdue University- West Lafayette, Indiana
University of Tennessee- Knoxville, Tennessee
Kansas State University- Manhattan, Kansas
University of Illinois- Urbana-Champaign, Illinois
University of Missouri- Columbia, Missouri
Iowa State University- Ames, Iowa
Virginia Tech- Blacksburg, Virginia
Argosy University- Minneapolis, Minnesota
Oklahoma State University- Stillwater, Oklahoma