Veterinary Social Work Services (VSWS) at the MSU Veterinary Medical Center offers emotional support to clients when they need it most. Veterinary social workers provide short-term, one-on-one support for a variety of situations including difficult treatments and decisions, such as during chemotherapy, emergencies, and euthanasia. They also provide short term grief support and offer a bimonthly pet loss support group.

About Our Program

VSWS provides emotional support and educational and referral services for clients, veterinarians, medical staff, support staff and students of the MSU Veterinary Medical Center.

Key Features

  • Consultation with medical and support staff
  • Community outreach
  • Grief and loss support for clients including a Pet Loss Support Group
  • MSU School of Social Work student field placement