Support the VMC Support the Veterinary Medical Center through a variety of ways, including donations, clinical trial participation, and pet blood donations. Support for small animals Discover ways to support the care of companion animals by the U of M Veterinary Medical Center staff. Large animal support Discover the ways you can become a donor of the U of M Veterinary Medical Center's Large Animal Hospital and their research. Equine support Discover ways to support the U of M Veterinary Medical Center's equine research, the Piper Equine Hospital, and the Leatherdale Equine Center. Planned Giving Making a planned gift in your will or other estate plan will have a tremendous impact on the Veterinary Medical Center’s mission of teaching, research, service for generations to come. Volunteer Become a volunteer at the U of M Veterinary Medical Center and make a positive difference in the comfort and experience for our clients and their owners. Blood donor program Healthy dogs and cats can help less fortunate animals by becoming blood donors for our program.