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Zeus the horse in front of Leatherdale Equine Center

Lacy Dunsmore describes her three-year-old quarter horse, Zeus, as easygoing. “He puts up with anything you throw at him and never misses a beat.” 

Churchill examines Contessa the cat

Veterinary nutritionist Julie Churchill satiates the public’s craving for pet dietary health

Welsh ponies in a field

A team of researchers at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine have discovered a new potential culprit contributing to the development of equine metabolic syndrome in horses

Stephanie Goldschmidt, Chopper, and Jessica Lawrence

The Veterinary Medical Center’s dentistry service builds momentum through collaboration

Sooty the owl

When a Minnesota resident went to light a fire in her fireplace, the sound of a distressed bird in her chimney gave her pause. Suspecting the bird was an owl, she knew to call The Raptor Center (TRC) to perform a rescue.

Dean Kingrey, '52 DVM

Colleen and Tim Nornes’ hearts have always belonged to dogs and horses. The affinity began early on for Colleen, whose father, Dean Kingrey, ’52 DVM, was a veterinarian.


Recently, the Leatherdale Equine Center purchased a dynamic overground endoscope to diagnose upper respiratory diseases in athletic horses

Riley with owner John Monk

John and Carol Mork are busy people, but they knew the love a dog would bring to their home would outweigh the added responsibility.

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