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In order to ensure harmonious coexistence at the university, the following regulations apply to dogs on campus at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna.

General regulations

  • With the exception of the fenced-in dog area (opposite the library), dogs must be kept on a lead.
  • Biting dogs must also wear a muzzle.
  • All dog excrement must be disposed of in the waste garbage cans. Dispensers filled with disposable waste bags are available throughout the area.
  • Dogs are not allowed in laboratories and lecture halls.
  • Dogs may not be left unattended in or in front of lecture halls, course rooms, etc.

Special regulations for dogs belonging to staff and students

All dogs brought to Vetmeduni Vienna must be identified with a valid Vetmed dog tag. They will not be admitted without this tag. Patients (recognizable by a pass/invoice) are exempt from the tag requirement.

The general rules of the dog regulations apply. In addition, dogs belonging to employees and students are not permitted in the stables, examination and treatment rooms.

Failure to comply with general and special regulations will result in the withdrawal of the Vetmed dog tag.

Information sheet on keeping dogs at Vetmeduni Vienna (PDF, 123 KB)