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Frank, a French bulldog, sits on an exam table.

A day with the Emergency and Critical Care service in the Lewis Small Animal Hospital at the Veterinary Medical Center

Paws next to a stethoscope against a white background

I am a veterinary clinician at the University of Minnesota. As in many other veterinary hospitals, things have changed.

The foal stands in a blue jacket next to his mother.

A healthy foal is born at Leatherdale Equine Center


Community medicine illustration

Outreach at the College of Veterinary Medicine is driven by students and focused on community.

Franny with her owners and veterinarian

Franny was experiencing severe deformity in both of her front legs from inflammatory arthritis. Now, Franny is on the move.

Great horned baby owl

The Raptor Center returns a fallen juvenile great horned owl to its nest

Penelope and her care team

When a good Samaritan found Penelope in ditch after being hit by a car, a team of specialists at the VMC met to examine Penelope and create a plan. A mere six days after her accident she was released from the hospital. 


Isabel was 12.5 years old when she started showing symptoms of acute blindness. Her owner took her to the Emergency and Critical Care Center at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Medical Center.

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