We Teach

At LSU Vet Med, we teach, we heal, we discover, and we protect. Our teach mission includes educating future veterinarians and scientists pursuing MS and Ph.D. degrees, as well as training interns and residents in our hospital.

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As one of only 33 veterinary schools in the U.S., the mission of LSU Vet Med is to improve and protect the lives of animals and people through superior education, transformational research, and compassionate care.

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Veterinary Teaching Hospital

We care for an array of species and see approximately 20,000 cases each year. We offer specialty services as well as primary care. Our comprehensive care allows us to treat a variety of illness and injuries. We are open 24/7, 365 to provide care for your animal.

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Keep pets healthy and safe during the holidays

Holidays bring families and friends together, but can also mean potential hazards for pets. Table foods, ornaments, and other holiday items can be harmful to cats and dogs. Every year veterinarians at the LSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital see an increase in a variety of digestive diseases during the holiday season.

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Protect pets and horses against extreme cold

The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine asks pet owners to protect their pets and horses against the extreme cold with some helpful tips.

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Vision

Bettering lives through education, public service, and discovery

Mission

Improving and protecting the lives of animals and people through superior education, transformational research, and compassionate care

Values

Integrity. Compassion. Innovation.