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Veterinary teaching hospital provides important resource to area


photo of main buildingFrom specialists to primary care, from routine evaluations to complex surgeries, from birds to zoo animals, Kansas State University's Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital has it all and takes care of it all.

The veterinary hospital at K-State is the largest in Kansas and one of the largest in the nation. Each year, 17,000 animals from around the area are treated in the 185,000-square-foot facility. The teaching hospital is located on the north end of K-State's campus and is available for appointments as well as for emergency care.

Areas of specialty at the hospital include internal medicine, orthopedics, surgery, radiology, nuclear medicine, dermatology, dentistry, anesthesiology, exotic animal medicine, cardiology, equine medicine and surgery, production medicine, reproduction and ophthalmology. General practice veterinarians provide routine health care including check-ups, vaccinations, deworming and preventive medicine.

photo of lobbyPerhaps the most interesting thing about the hospital is that the entire facility is a classroom and each veterinarian is also a teacher. Interns, residents, certified animal technicians and senior veterinary students assist the clinical faculty in nearly all they do.

We hope you will enjoy your tour of the services, technology and people K-State's Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital has to offer.


Spring 2003