The programme Veterinary Medicine aims at educating highly skilled veterinary surgeons capable of working in the private and state network of veterinary services.
AFTER GRADUATION YOU CAN:
- Be employed in the state food and veterinary service system.
- Continue your education by entering PhD or residency programmes.
- Work in private practice.
Structure of programme
YEAR 1 – 2 Anatomy histology and Embryology, Physiology and Functions of Animals as well as the Fundamentals of Animal Husbandry and Animal Welfare, Cell Biology, Zoology, Botany, Microbiology, Genetics as well Biophysics, etc.
YEARS 3 – 4 Propaedeutics, Pharmacology, Pharmacy and Pharmacotherapy, Veterinary Pathology Toxicology Parasitology, Immunology and Epidemiology, Professional Communication, etc.
YEARS 5 – 6 Diagnostic Imaging, Large and Small Animals Veterinary Surgery and Internal Diseases, Veterinary Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Andrology, Forensic Veterinary Medicine, Food Hygiene, Practical Skills, Clinical Practice, etc.
WHY STUDY VETERINARY MEDICINE AT LSMU?
- Convenient learning facilities: classrooms, laboratories and clinics are located in one campus.
- Multicultural environment and student community: international students from 87 different countries make up 25 % of the total student population at LSMU.
- Diploma recognized in EU, USA, Israel and other countries.
- Small groups, i.e., up to 10 students, in clinical courses.
- Support system for students’ adaptation: mentoring, tutoring and psychological counselling.
- Possibility to spend a semester or a year abroad with the Erasmus+ exchange programme.
- Tuition fees at a good quality-to-cost ratio and reasonable living costs in the country.
Large Animal Clinic of Veterinary Academy
Large Animal Clinic services include research and teaching duties, as well as clinic responsibilities. Veterinarians from Veterinary Faculty are ones of the most skilled and experienced clinicians available. Providing services ranging from simple services and soundness evaluations to the most complex surgeries needed, Large Animal Clinic can fulfill all equine and livestock needs. Our team of veterinarians provides emergency assistance for horses (colic cases, traumatic or extra clinical help), for cattle (calving helping, Caesarean sections, left or right displaced abomasum operations, etc.) or small ruminants and swine.
We perform various routine examinations or surgical operations in clinic or on farms with mobile veterinary service. Students and residents have opportunity to be permanent assistants for veterinarians of Large Animal Clinic during a wide range of different services, such as feeding and veterinary consultations, oestrus synchronization protocols on farms (including pregnancy detection by ultrasound), farm management projects, horse rehabilitation procedures and other veterinary services. In addition, veterinarians and farmers are provided with consultations related to animal welfare, nutrition and reproduction. We use the most advanced and innovative technology. Large animal clinic is involved in various research projects, and it organizes practical workshops for veterinarians.
Small Animal Hospital of Dr. L. Kriauceliunas
Small Animal Clinic of Dr. L. Kriaučeliūnas was established in 1996 by the foundation of Dr. L. Kriaučeliūnas who was a student of Lithuanian Veterinary Academy in 1940-1944.
Veterinary medicine students of Veterinary Faculty, residents and PhD students have lectures and improve their practical skills in Small Animal Clinic of Dr. L. Kriaučeliūnas every day. Clinic participates in various international exchange and science programmes. Small Animal Clinic of Dr. L. Kriaučeliūnas organises practical teaching seminars for Veterinary medicine practitioners and students. Our Veterinary Clinic offers compassionate and professional service, providing superior animal health care for pets every hour of every day. Professional veterinary team on duty provides therapeutic, surgical, emergency, diagnostic imaging, laboratory and other services. Also, there are spacious intensive care, inpatient units and Veterinary Pharmacy.