• U of M’s work on Foot and Mouth Diseases Leads to Alliance

    Foot and mouth disease is of great concern globally, and the disease is one of the top priorities of the World Organization for Animal Health. UMN recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the Global Foot-and-mouth Disease Research Alliance (GRFA), making it the only non-governmental institution to be a GRFA partner in North America.

  • Drug developed at U of M increases survival in dogs with cancer; shows potential for use in humans

    A breakthrough trial at the University of Minnesota testing a new UMN-developed drug resulted in improved survival rates for dogs diagnosed with a cancer called hemangiosarcoma. Learn more about the study.

  • Students Participate in CDC's Veterinary Student Day

    Ten DVM and DVM/MPH students—Alicia Butler, Isabelle Eid, Nicole Emmitt, Hilary Flockhart, Meng Li, Morgan Maisel, Tatum Odland, Rebecca Smith, Fernanda Wilson, and Zhen Yang—recently participated in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s annual Veterinary Student Day at CDC headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia.

  • VMC Introduces Urgent Care Service

    The University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center offers walk-in outpatient treatment for pets in need of urgent care. The VMC's urgent care service is available weekdays 3 p.m. - 10 p.m. and weekends 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

  • We All Belong Here

    The Bias Response and Referral Network, along with other campus partners, works to respond to bias incidents on the Twin Cities Campus in ways that support those most impacted, promote education and dialogue, and affirm the University's commitment to equity and diversity, free speech, and academic freedom. Additional information regarding the immigration ban is available on the University's Campus Climate website.  

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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The Dairy Education Center: a national hub for dairy education

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. Read the full story on the Dairy Education Center

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Spotlight on: Jody Lulich, DVM, PhD

Dr. Lulich 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. Read more about Dr. Lulich.