Veterinarians throughout the Midwest refer animal clients to the Veterinary Health Center for specialized diagnoses and treatment. With sophisticated therapeutic equipment, including an underwater treadmill, advanced imaging techniques, and groundbreaking equine lameness diagnostic methods, we are a center for animal healthcare.
The Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory is a full-service laboratory accredited by the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians and member of the National Animal Health Laboratory Network (NAHLN). It provides in-depth laboratory diagnostic support to veterinary practitioners, livestock and poultry industry interests, companion animal interests, wildlife conservationists, scientists utilizing animals in their research throughout the university, state and regulatory officials, and clinicians of the MU Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital. The laboratory handles more than 200,000 specimens a year and serves Missouri’s 114 counties and surrounding states by performing over 300,000 diagnostic tests annually.
The Veterinary Health Center at Kansas City Animal Emergency Center provides after-hours emergency care for area companion animals. The facility is 8141 North Oak Trafficway.
Future plans for the facility include offering screenings for veterinary clinical trials. This will allow Kansas City-area residents to have their animals evaluated for state-of-the-art drug and therapy trials that are taking place in Columbia without the need of making a trip to Columbia to find out if their pet is a suitable candidate.
The Veterinary Health Center at Wentzville brings unique diagnostic and therapeutic services to the St. Louis area, improving accessibility to the resources of University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine for veterinarians and their clients. Diagnosis and treatment of dogs and cats with certain cancers, dermatologic diseases and behavior problems are more convenient, economical and less stressful for owners and pets.