History of the Center for the Study of Animal Well-Being

The Center for the Study of Animal Well-Being began as a cooperative effort between the College of Veterinary Medicine and College of Agriculture, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences’ Department of Animal Sciences in 1993. The People-Pet Partnership, founded by the late College of Veterinary Medicine Dean Leo K. Bustad in 1979, was integrated into the […]

Animal Disease Biotechnology Facility

The Animal Disease Biotechnology Facility (ADBF) opened in 1999 and is unique among all USDA buildings and facilities projects because its focus is on the use of molecular biology to resolve diseases in agricultural animals with application where appropriate to human health. Program goals include ensuring a safe and abundant human food supply; improving the health and […]

View of ADBF from the NE, in the springtime.

Animal Health Library

Until August of 2023, Wegner 170 housed the Animal Health Library which served the biomedical information needs of practicing veterinarians and faculty, staff, and students in the WSU College of Veterinary Medicine, the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, the Paul G. Allen School for Global Health, and the Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory. The resources are now available […]

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Art in the library

Biotechnology-Life Sciences

The School of Molecular Biosciences and Center for Reproductive Biology are located in the Biotechnology/Life Sciences building, which was completed in the spring of 2009. SMB and CRB joined the College of Veterinary Medicine in July 2010. The School of Molecular Biosciences offers exciting opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to explore a wide range of future career paths in the […]

A view of the Biotechnology-Life Sciences building from the southwest corner.

Bustad Hall

Bustad Hall is named for dean Leo K. Bustad (1973-1983). It is the central building in the college complex and houses the college administration offices Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology student services lecture and lab facilities

View from Stadium Way of Bustad Hall at night time.

McCoy Hall

McCoy Hall was built in 1941-1942 and was the original teaching hospital. Initially called Veterinary Clinic, it was eventually renamed after dean John E. McCoy (1951). It houses student labs large animal isolation unit the veterinary anatomy museum surgery skills lab the SCAVMA bookstore some Department of Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience faculty and staff the People-Pet Partnership Counseling […]

The west entrance of McCoy hall.

Paul G. Allen Center for Global Health

The 62,000-square-foot, three-story flagship research building houses a state-of-the-art infectious disease research center for investigating emerging diseases throughout the world.  The award winning Allen Center uses state-of-the-art energy management and sustainability strategies and is a LEED Silver standard design utilizing open space and making inviting work spaces. Biosafety Level 2 (BSL-2) labs house up-to-date equipment […]

The Stauber Raptor Facility

The Stauber Raptor Facility houses recovering and resident birds in the Raptor Rehabilitation Program at WSU. The Raptor Rehabilitation Program provides medical care, food, and shelter to sick or injured birds, returning them to the wild whenever possible. Resident birds that are not able to be returned to the wild are cared for at the college […]

View of the main entrance of the Stauber Raptor Facility.