News

  • September 24, 2021

    The Large Animal Hospital (LAH) and Piper Equine Hospital will reopen Monday, October 11

  • June 29, 2021

    As summer is officially here, and opportunities to travel with your horse abound, there are some infectious diseases of importance to protect your horse against. Please consult with your veterinarian about specific vaccination recommendations based on your horse’s specific needs. 

  • December 14, 2020

    Join in the spirit of giving with the Veterinary Medical Center’s Holiday blanket drive!  Drop off new or gently used blankets and large towels from December 16th to December 23rd.  

  • November 2, 2020

    Tallulah is back in action after receiving the innovative and life-saving care she needed for her bladder problems—without a single incision.

  • April 29, 2020

    In 2016, Franny was rescued from a puppy mill, where she was kept in a small kennel her whole life. The 11-year-old Shetland Sheepdog was experiencing a severe deformity in both of her front legs from inflammatory arthritis. Leg wraps didn’t help, and bone eventually became exposed from the way Franny was having to awkwardly bear her weight.

  • April 10, 2020

    When hyperthyroidism and blood pressure problems caused Isabel cat to go blind, her care team at the VMC helped give her the gift of full sight.

  • October 8, 2019

    On September 3, Marina Leis, BSc, DVM, MVSc, DACVO, joined the Veterinary Clinical Sciences faculty at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM), where she is leading the Veterinary Medical Center’s (VMC) ophthalmology service.

  • October 8, 2019

    In July 2018, Annette Hakala began fostering a sweet, female pit bull mix who was full of surprises—four, to be exact. Within days, Hakala was ushering puppies into the world. Firstborn Barley quickly captured Hakala’s heart, but was lethargic, had little appetite, and struggled to keep up with his siblings. A trip to the vet revealed he had a severe heart murmur.

  • October 2, 2019

    In recent years, do-it-yourself cat owners, pet companies, and cat-friendly contractors have begun creating patios for their furry feline friends, which keep cats safe while letting them enjoy the sights, sounds, and smells of nature.

  • October 2, 2019

    As the anti-vaccination movement gains momentum around the country, pets are finding themselves caught in the crosshairs. 

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