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Veterinary Teaching Hospital
Large Animal Veterinary Care
Providing a full range of care for camels, llamas, and alpacas

We offer a wide range of medical care for camelids like camels, llamas, and alpacas. From primary medical care and disease prevention to emergency and reproductive care, we understand the special needs of these unique animals.

Our team of board-certified large animal veterinarians, residents and interns, licensed veterinary technicians, and fourth-year veterinary students work together to care for your animal.

Some primary, advanced, and reproductive care we offer

  • Wellness exams and vaccinations
  • Parasite monitoring and control
  • Foot trimming
  • Dental care
  • Infectious and metabolic disorders
  • Upper respiratory tract disease diagnosis and treatment
  • Bovine viral diarrhea (BVD) virus diagnosis and treatment
  • Lameness
  • Soft tissue and orthopedic surgery
  • Infertility and reproductive disorder diagnosis and treatment
  • Breeding soundness evaluations
  • Pregnancy diagnosis
  • Obstetrics and neonatal care
  • Emergency and critical care 24 hours a day

Schedule An Appointment

 Referral Not Required

WSU’s Large Animal Services are located inside the Large Animal Barn at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. For appointments, please proceed up Ott Road to the large animal intercom. Before unloading your animal, proceed to the reception desk to have your animal admitted.


Hospital Stories | Health Topics

Tick Paralysis

Some practical advice regarding ticks on your animal.

WSU helps camel get over the hump

Veterinarians treat Moses, a 1,000-plus-pound patient from Coeur d’Alene.

Grateful Client Giving

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“This is a place of miracles.”
-Anne Hensley, veterinary hospital client

Clinical Studies

Any current clinical studies for this service will be listed below.