Small Animal Community Practice

The Purdue University Small Animal Community Practice provides veterinary care to pets of Tippecanoe county residents as well as faculty, staff and students of the Purdue University West Lafayette Campus. We strive to provide high quality primary small animal veterinary care to our patients emphasizing communication, education, and service to our clients. At the same time, we operate a model of private small animal practice to allow veterinary and veterinary technician students to gain experience in primary veterinary care and client communication. We care for dogs and cats as well as a variety of other pet exotic animal species such as ferrets, rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils, degus, sugar gliders, hedgehogs, lizards, snakes, birds, fish, etc.

Clinic Information

We are located in the Purdue Veterinary Medicine Small Animal Hospital, located on the east side of Lynn Hall at 625 Harrison St, West Lafayette, IN 47907.

Our hours vary due to procedures and teaching so please call 765-494-1107 to schedule an appointment. 

For emergencies from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m., Monday through Friday and 24 hours/day on weekends and holidays, please call 765-496-7911.

Driving Directions

Turn south off Harrison Street into the drive by the Small Animal Hospital sign (corner of Harrison Street and Marsteller Street). Follow the drive past the entrance to the hospital. The drive will curve around to the left into the client parking area. Please park in a space marked as “VTH Client Parking”. Please provide the receptionist with your license plate number when you check in. The entrance to the Small Animal Hospital is the second door on the east side of Lynn Hall.

Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, 625 Harrison Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907, (765) 494-7607

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