Celebrating Mike the Tiger

Mike VII

2023 marks 87 years for LSU's live mascot program. Mike I arrived on campus on October 21, 1936. Our current tiger is Mike VII (pictured).

About the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine

The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine is one of only 30 veterinary schools in the U.S. and the only one in Louisiana. The LSU SVM is dedicated to improving the lives of people and animals through education, research and service. We teach. We heal. We discover. We protect.