Approximately, 14,500 animals are presented to the Small Animal Hospital for advanced diagnostic procedures and state-of-the-art treatment methods. Faculty, staff, and fourth-year students participate as a team in the care of these patients. Many of these patients are referred from veterinarians throughout Texas and the region, so that they may receive the benefits of the unique expertise and diagnostic and therapeutic technology offered by the Small Animal Hospital.
The GI Lab provides specialized testing services to help veterinarians diagnose and treat gastrointestinal diseases in dogs and cats. These tests may help in the management of pets with vomiting, weight loss, diarrhea, loss of appetite, or poor body condition.