News Releases

December 11, 2017

Dogs and humans share a particularly deadly form of brain cancer: glioblastoma. A new five-year canine cancer research project, awarded to the University of Minnesota, may improve survival rates in dogs and give researchers more insight into glioblastoma to apply to human trials. The $2.7 million grant funded as part of the 21st Century Cures Act by the National Cancer Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, is led by Dr. Liz Pluhar, professor of veterinary surgery at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine.

February 27, 2017


The University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine will honor Gar-Lin Dairy Farms in Eyota, MN as recipients of the 2017 Dairy Appreciation Award.

February 17, 2017


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.

February 13, 2017


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.

October 20, 2016


A new grant awarded to the College of Veterinary Medicine by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Insitute of Food and Agriculture will boost dairy production medicine and food safety education for rural veterinarians.

October 18, 2016


The Veterinary Medical Center’s small animal hospital has earned its accreditation for another three years from the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). Only 12 per cent of U.S. veterinary hospitals, clinics and practices are accredited.

October 6, 2016


The University of Minnesota’s College of Veterinary Medicine and the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences have received a $1.4 million collaborative grant to develop novel animal health care practices for organic dairy farms.

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