The Pre-clinical Centre is a specialised anatomy laboratory with associated break out or tutorial rooms and an impressive museum showcasing many animal skeletons.
The anatomy laboratory features high definition cameras enabling close up images onto the four large plasma screens for teaching and research purposes. The laboratory also boasts a large gantry capable of holding whole animal specimens.
Veterinary Clinical Centre
Charles Sturt University’s Veterinary Clinical Centre is a world-class large animal hospital that provides specialist services in equine medicine, surgery, anaesthesia and reproduction.
The facility includes operating theatres, sophisticated imaging equipment (including CT and fluoroscopy), neonatal intensive care unit, equine isolation unit, reproduction unit and high-speed treadmill and sports medicine services.
These impressive facilities are supported by highly trained and dedicated staff to deliver comprehensive patient care and research capacity.
Veterinary Diagnostics Laboratory
Built around the Post Mortem room Charles Sturt University’s Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory provides a comprehensive array of animal health analysis to meet the needs of private practices, primary producers and government agencies.
The VDL is a highly secure (PC2 and PC3 capable) facility with capacity to provide diagnostic services in gross pathology (post mortem examination), histopathology, biochemistry, haematology, cytology, microbiology, molecular biology and parasitology.
Small Animal Referral Hospital
Charles Sturt University's Small Animal Referral Hospital housed within the Kay Hull Veterinary Teaching Hospital is a centre of excellence for all small animal veterinary services.
The hospital is fully equipped for all procedures including canine specialist reproduction/theriogenology, cardiology, ECG and Holter Monitor Assessment, cerebral spinal fluid collection and analysis, computerised tomography (CT) scanning, digital computed radiography and myelography, endoscopy, fluoroscopy and rhinoscopy, musculoskeletal and echocardiography ultrasound and myelography.
Charles Sturt University’s Equine Centre is an outstanding facility for teaching courses in Equine Science.
Boasting an impressive 35m x 80m indoor arena with lights and irrigation the precinct also includes an all weather rubber ingrained sand arena, enclosed warm up arena, international standard Cross Country course, outdoor sand arena, permanent rubber ingrained arena and amenities block.
Sheep & Cattle Facilities
Charles Sturt University runs 2,000 maternal composite ewes for meat, a merino flock for wool, and 400 Angus breeding female cattle as part of the Angus Australia Sire Benchmarking Program.
The sheep management area includes a shearing shed, penning yards, auto drafter and field studies room.
The sheep and cattle feedlots are used for intensive research with single or group lots. Both feedlots are adjacent to the animal holding yards with automatic scales.