Advancing Health and Health Care

You can find world-class health care in Northern California at UC Davis — and find UC Davis discoveries influencing health around the globe. We serve the public — and our own students — by focusing on improving lives, transforming care and sharing knowledge to advance health for all.

Learn more about how you — and your animals — can stay healthy and receive excellent medical care from UC Davis.

UC Davis Health

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UC Davis Health provides excellent patient care and creates dynamic, productive partnerships with the community. The academic health system includes one of the country’s best medical schools, a nationally ranked 627-bed acute-care teaching hospital, a 1,000-member physicians’ practice group and the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing. It is home to a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center, an international institute for neurodevelopmental disorders, a leading-edge stem cell program, and a top-ranked comprehensive children’s hospital and other nationally prominent centers.

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UC Davis Veterinary Hospital


As the top-ranked global leader in veterinary medicine, the UC Davis Veterinary Hospital treats more than 50,000 patients a year — from dogs and horses to mountain lions and iguanas. Our faculty, staff and students provide attentive and personalized care to each animal, understanding that they are valued members of the family. Our world-renowned specialists have access to leading-edge equipment and technology, and are equipped to handle 34 clinical specialties. These include 24/7 emergency and critical carecardiologyinternal medicineoncologyophthalmology and surgery, among others.

Contact us if your animal needs care:

  • Small Animal Clinic: 530-752-1393
  • Large Animal Clinic: 530-752-0290

UC Davis Student Health and Counseling Services

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UC Davis Student Health and Counseling Services provides quality and cost-sensitive care tailored to the needs of our students. These services include medicalmental health and wellness services for all registered UC Davis students, regardless of their insurance coverage.