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Hospital Expands

Iowa State University
Small Animal Hospital Expansion and Renovation Completed

A major expansion of the Small Animal Hospital at the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine was completed in summer 2012. The Hixson-Lied Small Animal Hospital entails more than 17,000 square feet of new space and more than 88,000 square feet of renovated space in the existing building. This follows construction of the 108,000 square foot, $48 million equine and food animal hospital completed in 2008. Both hospitals are part of the Dr. W. Eugene and Linda Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center.



      Quick Facts

  • Spring 2010 Start
  • Summer 2012 Completed
  • 105,000 total
    square feet
  • 17,000 square feet
    new construction
  • 88,000 square feet
    of renovated space
  • $45.1 million project made possible through bonding approved by the Iowa Legislature
  • $5.3 million of the
    total received from
    private support 

The Hixson-Lied Small Animal Hospital at the Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center is a state-of-the-art facility that continues the tradition of outstanding diagnosis, treatment and care provided by outstanding veterinarians, faculty, staff and students, all dedicated to protecting and improving animal and human health.

The new hospital doubled the size of the older Small Animal Hospital through renovations to spaces vacated when large animal services moved to the new large animal building and by constructing new space.

The facility includes new and updated:

• Exam and treatment rooms

• Species-specific waiting rooms

• Intensive and emergency care

• Laboratories, rehabilitation and pharmacy

• Imaging, surgery and anesthesia suites

• Rounds rooms; faculty and staff offices


Naming Opportunities
A number of opportunities exist for donors to identify and sponsor named spaces within the Hixson-Lied Small Animal Hospital. Click here for list of naming opportunities.
For more information contact:
Amy Kruzich, Executive Director of Development
Trent Wellman, Director of Development