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A YEAR OF COMPLETE, COLLABORATIVE CARE 

Fiscal year 2019 at the Veterinary Medical Center

PATIENT STATISTICS

Stethoscope icon18,564 total patients
46,632 patient visits
35.62 hospitalized patients on average each day
128 average daily visits

AVERAGE VISITS PER PATIENT: 2.5

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11 years average patient age
45 years oldest patient, an Orangutan

286 service and therapy animals treated
128 K9 officers treated

PATIENTS TRAVELED FROM
2 countries, 39 US states

MOST COMMON STATES
Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Illinois

FURTHEST DISTANCE TRAVELED
4,012 miles (Lihue, Hawaii)

BUSIEST DATES

July 9, 2018 236 visits
May 3, 2019 229 visits
July 10, 2018 223 visits

name tag iconWHO WE ARE

132 vet techs
85 staff
64 veterinary providers
55 board-certified vets
34 residents
14 interns

RESEARCH & EDUCATION

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565 lectures presented by faculty 
400+ students gained experience in the clinic 
126 papers published by faculty
116 veterinary technicians teaching students
>60 rotations offered to students

ROBERT LEWIS SMALL ANIMAL HOSPITAL

31 residents
24 services
15 specialty services
10 interns

TOP 5 BUSIEST SERVICES

  1. Emergency and Critical Care
  2. Internal Medicine
  3. Primary Care
  4. Surgery
  5. Urgent Care

 dog icon13,055 DOGS

MOST COMMON PATIENT NAMES
Bella, Lucy, and Charlie

MOST COMMON DOG BREEDS TREATED
1,595 Labrador retrievers
708 golden retrievers
647 German shepherds
532 mixed breeds
296 shih tzus


 Cat icon3,590 CATS

MOST COMMON PATIENT NAMES
Charlie, Oliver, and Oscar

MOST COMMON CAT BREEDS TREATED
2,246 domestic short hairs
377 domestic long hairs
324 domestic medium hairs
151 Siamese
90 Maine coons

Hospital iconLARGE ANIMAL HOSPITAL

4,330 admissions
4 interns
3 residents

MOST COMMONLY TREATED SPECIES

1,564 horses
81 goats
68 llamas
56 pigs

10 LARGE ANIMAL SERVICES OFFERED


MOST COMMONLY TREATED EQUINE BREEDS

Horse icon436 quarter horses
186 thoroughbreds
110 Arabians
104 American paint horses

 

Total funding raised, 2.7millionGIFTS AT WORK

1,471 Donors

1,264 friends
207 U of M alumni
40 U of M CVM alumni

58 animals served through donor driven funds that make care accessible for clients in need of financial assistance.