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Contact Information

Phone:   919.513.6999
Fax:       919.513.6905
Hours:   Monday-Friday, 8AM-5PM

Veterinary Health and Wellness Center

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Emergency Service

Main Number: 919.513.6500
Small Animal Emergency: 919.513.6911
Large Animal Emergency: 919.513.6630
Monday-Thursday 5PM-8AM
Friday 5PM-Monday 8AM

Open 24 hours on legal holidays.
No appointment needed.

General Information



The Theriogenology Service concentrates on equine and small animal reproduction. Dr. Whitacre is primarily involved in clinical service in the NC State Veterinary Hospital for equine and small animal clients.

Teaching occurs in clinical rotations for senior students and a course in Theriogenology during Year 3 of the DVM curriculum. Instruction also occurs at the Teaching Animal Unit (TAU). Electives and selectives are offered depending on student interest. The Theriogenology senior rotations (VMF 980 and 981) are among the most popular in the CVM.

Research activites of the faculty focus on equine oocyte activation and immunocontraception. The Theriogenology faculty also participate in the Equine Reproduction Program, which includes interdisciplinary cooperation with Faculty of the Department of Clinical Sciences (DoCs).