Phi Zeta Research Emphasis Day

LSU Vet Med will hold its annual Phi Zeta Research Emphasis Day on Wednesday, February 28. is an opportunity for our entire community to be engaged in a discussion of research and to foster the objectives of Phi Zeta and the School. The structure of this morning’s program is such that it allows everyone to participate. Classes are canceled, and the Veterinary Teaching Hospital is closed except for emergencies.

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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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Apply to LSU Vet Med

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 issues Call for Entries for its International Exhibition on Animals in Art

The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine is asking artists from around the world to enter its 30th Annual International Exhibition on Animals in Art, which will run from May 11 through June 2, 2024. The exhibition is free and open to the public. Entries open through February 29.

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New Petco Love and LSU Community Veterinary Outreach Program

LSU Vet Med and Petco Love are partnering to improve the health and wellness of pets through the new Petco Love and LSU Community Outreach Veterinary Program. 

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Vision

Bettering lives through education, public service, and discovery

Mission

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

Values

Integrity. Compassion. Innovation.