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Supporting owners, breeders and their canine companions all year-round

The Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine has been a proud partner of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show since 2019. 

Serving as the show’s official veterinary care provider, we bring together leading canine experts from across our clinical consultation units — including the Cornell University Hospital for Animals (CUHA) and the Cornell Richard P. Riney Canine Health Center (RCHC) based in Ithaca, New York, and the Cornell University Veterinary Specialists (CUVS), based in Stamford, Connecticut.   

Our mission is to advance the health and well-being of animals, while also driving the future of canine-focused research. By investing in innovative solutions to cancer biology, infectious diseases, genetics and other challenges faced by dog owners and veterinary care providers, we are helping dogs live longer, healthier, happier lives. 

We invite you to learn more about our programs and services. 

Want to become a Cornell-trained Veterinarian?

The Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.) program at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine provides a rich environment for learning, and provides students with the opportunity to learn in context. Our students receive a world-class education at a college with internationally renowned faculty and facilities, a unique, innovative educational approach, and an unmatched network of academic support. Application & Timetable

Your donations make a difference

The new Cornell Richard P. Riney Canine Health Center unites canine research, engagement and outreach across the college — building upon our legacy of scientific research and inspiring innovative clinical care. As we make new discoveries in genetics, cancer, infectious diseases and more, we will also learn more about how to identify, prevent and treat similar problems that affect human health. With your generous contributions, we will become the most trusted resource for canine health and continue to develop life-changing solutions that support dog lovers everywhere.