Born with a severe and uncommon deformity in his foot, Mr. Spock had difficulty walking as he grew. After three surgeries at the Veterinary Health Center and months of physical therapy, he can now run and play without pain.
Davis Hawn was devastated when his dog Booster suddenly developed a life-threatening illness. Hawn says his beloved service dog wouldn’t be alive today were it not for the care he received at the MU Veterinary Health Center.
At two weeks old, Maggie seemed happy and healthy. Then she began struggling to breathe, developed nasal discharge and a fever, and became lethargic. She was rushed to the Veterinary Health Center in the middle of the night.
The MU Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital has been renamed the Veterinary Health Center. The center comprises the Equine, Food Animal and Small Animal hospitals and Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory.
Need help managing reproduction in your animals? Our routine and specialty services can increase your profitability by shortening your calving, lambing or kidding season and improving your genetic base.
The VMDL is a full-service laboratory accredited by the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians. It provides in-depth laboratory diagnostic support to veterinary practitioners, livestock and poultry industry interests, companion animal interests, wildlife conservationists, scientists utilizing animals in their research throughout the university, state and regulatory officials, and clinicians of the Veterinary Health Center. Find out more about the VMDL.
There are many benefits to enrolling in a clinical trial. Many provide first access to proposed new treatments that might be more successful than what is currently recommended. Other trials discover better ways to diagnose or monitor disease. Clinical trials contribute to our knowledge and improve the future quality of care for all pets. Additionally, we may be able to subsidize the cost of care if a pet is identified as a good candidate for a trial. Find out more about our clinical trials.
Small Animal Hospital
573-882-7821; After Hours: 573-882-4589 Fax: 573-884-7563
573-882-3513; After Hours: 573-882-4589 Fax: 573-884-0173
Food Animal Hospital
573-882-6857; After Hours: 573-882-4589 Fax: 573-884-0173