Virtual Reality for Veterinary Training

Mission Statement

To embrace virtual reality technology to train veterinarians of tomorrow.


Elevate education to higher standards by improving affordability, student access, welfare and enhanced performance.


To learn as you play, wherever you are and without real-life consequences.

Two students assembling an anesthesia unit to perform safety checks before use. One student is working with the real anesthesia unit. The other is working with Virtual Reality for Veterinarians. 

Veterinary students practicing and learning with Virtual Reality for Veterinarians. 

Video demonstrates the application testing capabilities. The test is to assess knowledge and skills required before working directly with animals.

Virtual Reality for Veterinarians Moving forward is preliminary view for future directions (levels 4 & 5). Physiologic parameter monitor and clinical signs are incorporated for patient assessment.

Virtual Reality for Veterinarians Team

Dr. Pedro Boscan DVM, MSc, PhD, DACVAAPrincipal Investigator (PI)
Cyane TornatzkyCo-PI, Creative Director
Marie Vans, MS, PhD, MLISCo-PI, Researcher, UX/UI Director
Wenjing Jiang, PhD Development Director
Annamaria MeiserVR Creative Team Member
Ryan Powers3D Modeling Creative Team Member
Morgan Jones Unity Creative Team Member
Robert BambuschUnity Development, Team Member
Christian Ferguson, MBAClient Relations and Client Development
Andrew West, PhDTeam Member, CVMBS-Education, Ad-Hoc Advisor
Christiane Magee, DVM, PhD, DACTTeam Member, Ad-Hoc Advisor (SME)
Ryan KellyTeam Member, VR Electronic Artist
Brendan KelleyGraduate Student, Ad-Hoc Advisor for UX/UI research