In 1996, the new 110,000 square foot Veterinary Teaching Hospital is opened. This $38M facility is a major site of teaching, research and animal care activities in the college.
The Center for Reproductive Biology is established, an interdepartmental program involving 12 departments and 5 colleges at WSU.
The CL Davis Foundation for the Advancement of Veterinary and Comparative Pathology honor Dr. John Gorham, Dr. Thomas Jones, class of 1935 and Dr. Floris M. Garner, Class of 1950, former chairman of veterinary pathology at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology in Washington D.C. by naming them Legends in Veterinary Pathology.
Microbiologist Katherine O'Rourke, immunologist Timothy Baszler, large animal clinician Steven Parish, class of 1973 and USDA Animal Disease Research Unit Leader Donald Knowles announce the first practical preclinical test for scrapie in sheep.
The College of Veterinary Medicine establishes a program to help people grieving the loss of a pet, the Animal Disease Biotechnology Facility (ADBF) opens and the Class of 2003 is formally welcomed to the veterinary profession during the first White Coat Ceremony.
The Veterinary College publishes a Centennial History Book. We are the fifth oldest veterinary college in the United States with a rich history captured in this new book," said Interim Dean Terry McElwain. It’s truly amazing to realize that this multi-million dollar, internationally recognized college began with a single state appropriation of $60 to build a lean-to shed.
WSU celebrated the first 100 years of the college’s existence. In March of that year, WSU veterinary students hosted the Student American Veterinary Medical Association (SAVMA) symposium. Over 900 veterinary students attended from across the country.