Hospitals & Clinics

Veterinary Medical Center

612-626-VETS (8387)
Emergency, after hours 
7 days/week, 24 hours/day

Veterinary Medical Center

For more than a century, the College of Veterinary Medicine has served the community by providing care to large and small animals in Minnesota.

We also provide consultation and services for veterinarians, and have trained many of Minnesota's veterinarians and veterinary medicine professionals. We provide care to pets and companion animals, horses, farm animals, some zoo animals, and birds through our state-of-the art Veterinary Medical CenterWest Metro Equine Practice, and Raptor Center clinic.

Animal owners  Veterinarians

Pets

Puppy face

General practice services and 24-hour emergency care for dogs, cats, and other companion animals

612-626-VETS (8387)

Daytime hours: Always open

Emergency: 24 hours/day, 7 days/week

Walk-in urgent care hours
If you suspect your pet has an emergency, call ahead: 612-626-VETS

  • Monday–Friday: 3–10 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m.–2 p.m. 

Location: 1365 Gortner Avenue in St. Paul

Farm animals

Llama being examined by a vet

Treating farm and zoo animals including bovine, camelids, pot-bellied pigs, sheep, and goats

612-625-6700

lah@umn.edu

Call or email for an appointment, no referral needed

Hours: Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Emergency: 24 hours/day, 7 days/week 

Location: 1365 Gortner Avenue in St. Paul

Species we treat

Horses

Rider on horse

Providing the region's most comprehensive, cutting-edge, compassionate care for your horse athlete

Contact: 612-625-6700, lah@umn.edu
Located at Leatherdale Equine Center in St. Paul
Schedule drop-offs with the the large animal office or through your clinician
Hours: Monday–Friday, 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m. 
Emergency services: 24/7, 365 days a year

General ambulatory care for horses in the Maple Plain area 

Contact: 763-479-2932, mpequine@umn.edu
Hours:
 Monday–Friday 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Emergencies: Available for weekend and evening emergencies

Each year, around 800 sick and injured wild raptors are treated at The Raptor Center's clinic.

Our clinic is a world-renowned teaching hospital for wildlife where veterinary professionals from around the world come to study raptor medicine and surgery.

Find a wounded bird? Follow our tips to help an injured raptor.