Women's History Month: Celebrating Madison Hopper, Our Champion of the Month

Our Champion of the Month program helps us recognize those faculty, staff, and students who excel at helping LSU Vet Med in its mission to teach, heal, discover, and protect.

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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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LSU professors honored at LVMA meeting

An associate professor and an alumna from the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine were both honored at the Louisiana Veterinary Medical Association annual conference in Lafayette, La., on February 11, 2023. Mustajab Mirza, DVM, DACVS, associate professor of equine surgery, received the Everett D. Besch Distinguished Service Award, and Christine Navarre, DVM (LSU 1990), DACVIM, professor of veterinary science, received the 2020 Dr. Ralph C. Cooper Award Veterinarian of the Year.

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Registration opens for 2023 ACVO Service Animal Eye Exam Event

LSU Vet Med is proud to announce that it is participating in the 2023 ACVO/Epicur National Service Animal Eye Exam event. Service and Working Animal owners and handlers across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico can register their animal to receive a free eye exam from one of 300+ veterinary ophthalmologists participating in the program, including LSU Vet Med ophthalmologists. Registration and appointments are made April 1-30, 2023, at www.acvoeyeexam.org. Eligible, registered service animals with scheduled appointments will be examined during the month of May as part of this event. 

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