For Emergencies:Small Animals: 517-353-5420
Large Animals: 517-353-9710
Beginning Monday, June 14, 2021, the MSU Veterinary Medical Center will allow clients into the building with patients. Find details here.
Any patient presented to the MSU Small Animal Emergency Service will undergo an initial medical evaluation to determine if urgent care is needed, and whether hospitalization is warranted. The MSU Small Animal Emergency Service will only hospitalize patients that our clinicians consider to be unstable or to have life-threatening conditions.
World-class faculty bring innovation and creativity to shaping students in an environment that integrates academic and clinical teaching. We offer DVM and graduate programs, a residency program, a veterinary technician program, and continuing education.
Scientists at the college conduct high-impact basic, translational, and clinical research within the college and across campus—yielding new drugs, devices, and therapies for the benefit of animals and people.
Talented specialists and researchers generate new knowledge at the college—from critical care and cardiology to ophthalmology and orthopedic surgery. We bring emerging therapies and technologies directly to our patients as they are developed.
To protect the health and nutrition of humans and animals alike, the world needs food animal veterinarians. To that end, three Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine students who are interested in production animal medicine were awarded scholarships by Merck Animal Health.
Dr. Jane Wall Lacher earned three degrees from Michigan State University: a bachelor of science degree in medical technology in 1975, a bachelor of science degree in poultry science in 1976, and a doctor of veterinary medicine degree from the College of Veterinary Medicine in 1979. Dr. Lacher is a retired laboratory animal veterinarian.
It feels good to be home. Fall 2021 has been a special time of reunion in the halls of the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine, with many returning to campus for the first time since spring 2020. Here are some snapshots of our first week back in business for the new school year.
Education doesn't stop when the academic calendar closes. At the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine, learning continues yearlong in the form of summer research programs, in which students from many disciplinary backgrounds delve into the world of biomedical research, often for the first time.