Large Animal Hospital

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Providing comprehensive and specialized care to farm animals, and occasionally zoo animals

Two fluffy cows in a fieldLarge Animal Hospital provides specialized services to bovine, camelid, pet pigs, sheep and goats, and occasional zoo animals. Our facilities have dedicated animal specific wards with stocks for examinations, a floatation tank, slings for recumbent animals, standing and recumbent surgical suites, a neonatal intensive care unit and ward for camelids, and specialized examination and reproductive rooms. 

Our services are delivered by a team consisting of a board-certified specialist, a resident, an intern, a veterinary technician, and students. Our team has access to specialized equipment including digital radiography, CT scanner, scintigraphy, videoendoscopy, ultrasonography, CO2 laser, Yag laser for camelids, and advanced dental equipment.

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Specialties and services

Specialties and services

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includes internal medicine and critical care, evaluation of colic, endoscopy, cardiology, opthamology, neurology, dentistry, dermatology, and nutritional consultations.

includes soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, lameness evaluations, laparoscopic, reproductive and laser surgery.

includes ultrasonography, breeding soundness evaluations, breeding management, management of infertility, hormone analysis, pregnancy diagnosis, and treatment for dystocia.

Medical Imaging
includes radiology, ultrasound, CT and MRI

Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
includes bacteriology, clinical chemistry, cytology, endocrinology, hematology, molecular diagnostics, necropsy and general exam of tissues, parasitology, pathology (surgical), serology, toxicology and virology.

Additional Services
anesthesia, pharmacy, client support services and complementary therapies including acupuncture and rehabilitation.


Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. — 4:30 p.m.


1365 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108

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Telephone number: 612-625-6700


Client resources

Click the button below to find helpful resources for our large animal owners as well as tips and general information for all of our VMC clients. 

Client resources