The Princess Royal, who is the University's Chancellor as well as Patron of the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, met staff, students and clients of the practice and officially opened its revamped facilities.
Her Royal Highness was greeted on arrival by the University's Principal, Professor Sir Timothy O'Shea and introduced to Professor David Argyle, Head of the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies.
Professor Neil Sargisson, head of the vet school's Farm Animal Section, then gave The Princess Royal a tour of the Farm Animal Practice.
The practice's updated facilities include a lecture room for students, a meeting room, new reception area, laboratory and pharmacy.
Her Royal Highness then visited The Roslin Institute, which is incorporated into and next to the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies at Easter Bush in Midlothian.