The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Helsinki is the only institution of higher education in Finland to educate veterinary surgeons.
The Department of Production Animal Medicine operates from two locations: the Saari estate in Mäntsälä and the Viikki Campus of the University of Helsinki.
Evira aims at improving, for its part, the welfare of animals by directing the implementation of animal protection legislation at the national level, and also by means of animal diseases research not only in pets and production animals but also in wild animals.
MTT Agrifood Research Finland is the leading Finnish research institute in the agriculture and food sector.
The purpose of the association is to act as a link between its members and to promote veterinary science and the practice of veterinary medicine in Finland and to care for the professional, societal, commercial and social interests of veterinarians and their joint aspirations.