If the University of Minnesota's Small Animal Emergency Service is temporarily closed or the wait time is too long based on the urgency of your pet’s concern, please click here for a list of other local Emergency Services that may have shorter wait times.
The University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center's (VMC) hospitals have served Minnesota's dogs, cats, horses, and farm animals for more than a century. With the largest team of board-certified specialists in the Upper Midwest, animals benefit from our collaborative, complete-care approach and latest research and technologies. VMC’s hospitals provide quality care in cutting-edge facilities, delivering veterinary services in a teaching environment that is continuously shaping the future of veterinary medicine.
Join our team!
We invite you to join our team at the University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center (VMC). The VMC has served the community for more than a century. With 16 specialty areas, state-of-the-art equipment such as a 3T MRI, CT, and Linear Accelerator, the VMC is one of the nation's busiest veterinary hospitals, treating more than 40,000 animal cases annually.
Help support our great work
The VMC is a not-for-profit teaching hospital and receives less than 10 percent of its annual operating budget from government funding. The philanthropic support of our clients, alumni, friends, and corporate partners allows us to continue to invest in the technology and resources needed to care for our patients, make new discoveries in veterinary medicine, and train the next generation of veterinarians. You can make a difference in the Veterinary Medical Center by investing in our future.