Animals in Art: May 11-June 2


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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.

Dean Oliver Garden and Dr. Krista Miller

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Interested in applying to LSU Vet Med to pursue your Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree, Master's (MS) degree or Doctoral (PhD) degree, Advanced Training (internships or residencies), Externship, or Career (Job Opportunities)?

Please note that MS and PhD candidates do not need to have a research interest in veterinary medicine and research does not need to benefit animals. LSU Vet Med is a biomedical research institution as well as a veterinary school. Our researchers' investigations cover a wide range of disciplines, including cancer biology, disease processes, cardiovascular disease, infectious and parasitic diseases, neurosciences, toxicology, bacteriology, and more.

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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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LSU Vet Med opens International Exhibition on Animals in Art on May 11 with reception

The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine opens the 30th Annual International Exhibition on Animals in Art with an opening reception on May 11, 2024, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the LSU Vet Med Library. The show runs through June 2. The exhibition is free and open to the public every day from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Keep pets and livestock safe from sago palms and other toxic plants

There could be potential hazards lurking in your yard. Among the flora often included in Louisiana landscapes are toxic plants, such as the sago palm, as well as other popular plants like hydrangea, wisteria, foxglove, and more.

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


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