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PATIENT STATISTICS

Bar graph icon19,821 total patients
38,201 patient visits
28 hospitalized patients on average each day
104 average daily visits

AVERAGE VISITS PER PATIENT: 1.93

8 years, average patient age
35 years, oldest patient- EQUINE
25 years, oldest - FELINE
20 years, oldest - CANINE
98 service and therapy animals treated
70 K9 officers treated

Dog tag iconWHO WE ARE

113 veterinary technicians
112 staff
62
 board-certified specialty veterinarians
8 veterinarians
33 small animal residents
4 large animal residents
14 interns

ROBERT LEWIS SMALL ANIMAL HOSPITAL

33 residents
25 services
15 specialty services
10 interns

TOP 5 BUSIEST SERVICES
Emergency and Critical Care- 8,710 visits
Small Animal Medicine- 5,437 visits
Primary Care-
4,903 visits
Small Animal Surgery- 4,289 visits
Urgent Care-
4,030 visits


Dog icon14,021 DOGS TREATED

MOST COMMON PATIENT NAMES

Bella - Lucy - Charlie

MOST COMMON DOG BREEDS TREATED

Labrador retrievers - Mixed breeds - Golden Retriever
German shepherds- Chihuahua


Cat icon
4,396 CATS TREATED

MOST COMMON PATIENT NAMES

Luna- Oliver - Leo

MOST COMMON CAT BREEDS TREATED

Domestic short hairs - Domestic long hairs - Domestic medium hairs
Siamese - Maine Coon

Road iconPATIENTS TRAVELED FROM
3 countries, 41 US states

MOST COMMON STATES
Minnesota - Wisconsin - North Dakota - South Dakota - Iowa

FURTHEST DISTANCE TRAVELED
4,001 miles - London, United Kingdom

BUSIEST DATES

August 31, 2020 246 visits
October 21, 2020 209 visits
July 16, 2021 196 visits

RESEARCH & EDUCATION

graphic icon of person at a display board

400+ students gained experience in the clinic 
47 papers published by faculty
54 rotations offered to students

GIVING (all VMC)

Total funding raised: $3,058,382

*Includes outright and planned gifts raised

GIFTS AT WORK

61 animals served through donor-driven funds that make care accessible to patients by lowering financial barriers for families and rescue organizations

Gift icon643 Donors

369 clients
179 friends
95 U of M CVM alumni*

*Clients who are also U of M alumni were counted once as clients for this purpose

LARGE ANIMAL HOSPITAL, PIPER EQUINE HOSPITAL & WEST METRO EQUINE PRACTICE

2,384 admissions
interns
4 residents

Pig iconMOST COMMONLY TREATED SPECIES

1,141 horses
58 goats
70 pigs
51 alpaca
38 llamas

10 LARGE ANIMAL SERVICES OFFERED
11 EQUINE SERVICES OFFERED


horse icon1,141 HORSES TREATED

MOST COMMONLY TREATED EQUINE BREEDS

Quarter horse - Throughbred- American Painted Horse - Arab - Oldenburg