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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

Community medicine illustration

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

Hardy Davidson
Issue: Fall 2019

Mary Austin says spending time with her miniature donkey, Hardy Davidson, melts her cares away. Austin adopted 15-year-old Hardy just under a year ago. The two became fast friends and even developed a greeting: Hardy welcomes Austin to his paddock with enthusiastic braying.

Issue: Fall 2019

In July 2018, Annette Hakala began fostering a sweet female pit bull mix who was full of surprises—four, to be exact.

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.” 

Under pressure teaser

The University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine works to combat the industry-wide mental illness epidemic in veterinary medicine

Cows in a field
Issue: Fall 2018

Exploring the full landscape of veterinary medicine 

Veterinary Medical Center

Since opening two-and-a-half years ago, the UC has made it a mission to provide skilled, efficient care for mild illnesses and injuries.