• Building a Sense of Community

    The College of Veterinary Medicine values and appreciates the unique contributions of all of the members of our community and the communities we serve. We look forward to sharing stories that highlight our ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion. Dean Ames visited the Student Initiative for Reservation Veterinary Services clinic offered in partnership with the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe to thank community leaders and observe the great work of students, community members, and DVM volunteers in providing care to the animals.

  • Minnesota Veterinary Institute Dentistry Series

    Don't miss your opportunity to learn the newest techniques and strategies in dental care at the 2017 MVI Dentistry Series. Registration is now open. 

  • Veterinary Medical Center’s small animal hospital reaccredited

    The University of Minnesota’s Veterinary Medical Center’s small animal hospital has earned its accreditation for another three years from the American Animal Hospital Association. 

  • Expanded Minnesota Poultry Testing Lab opens in Willmar

    A large crowd turned out for ribbon-cutting ceremonies and public tours of the lab, which underwent an $8.5 million renovation and expansion.

  • Students reach underserved communities in Minneapolis and northern Minnesota

    Started in 2008 by a former College of Veterinary Medicine faculty member, Veterinary Treatment Outreach for Urban Community Health (VeTouch) provides basic veterinary medical care to pets of Twin Cities residents undergoing financial hardship.

We are dedicated to improving the health and well-being of animals and people, and strengthening Minnesota's economy, by providing high-quality education, conducting leading-edge research, and delivering innovative veterinary services.

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A College of Veterinary Medicine education prepares you for success in the dynamic veterinary medical field. Be at the forefront of improving the lives of animals and people and helping to keep the world a healthy and safe place.

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It’s the best of both worlds: Students can be in a state-of-the-art classroom one minute, walk down a flight of stairs, and be surrounded by thousands of dairy cows in a bustling dairy operation.

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Lulich microscopeJody Lulich, DVM, PhD

Jody Lulich, DVM, PhD, professor in the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, is hoping to find out why urinary stones form, how they can be eliminated from the body without surgery and how to prevent their recurrence.