June 10, 2013 | General News
UGA’s veterinary hospital offers take-home glucose monitors for diabetic pets
The University of Georgia Veterinary Teaching Hospital now has iPro continuous glucose monitoring devices available for cats and dogs with diabetes mellitus. The devices, commonly used for human patients with diabetes, are used to gather data on the patient's response to insulin.
April 17, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA’s ‘Vet School for a Day’ set for September
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine has set Sept. 25 as the date for its annual "Vet School for a Day" program. The event is held on the college's campus and educates high school juniors and seniors about the wide variety of careers in veterinary medicine. Students from throughout Georgia and South Carolina are encouraged to attend.
April 16, 2013 | General News
UGA College of Veterinary Medicine recognizes three alumni at annual conference
Three alumni from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine recently were recognized for service to the college and the veterinary profession. The awards, received by Adam C. Eichelberger of Aiken, S.C.; John E. Hayes of Ruckersville, Va.; and Susan Lawson Fubini of Ithaca, N.Y., were presented by the college's Veterinary Alumni Association during its 50th Annual Veterinary Conference and Alumni Weekend held in Athens.
April 2, 2013 | Research News
UGA researchers develop universal flu vaccine
Flu is unpredictable. Influenza viruses are constantly changing—from one season to the next or even within the course of a flu season—making vaccine development difficult.
March 1, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA College of Veterinary Medicine sets annual open house for April 5
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine's annual open house will be held April 5 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Exotic animal displays, horseback-riding demonstrations, a parade of dog breeds and veterinary hospital tours are just some of the activities available to young and old alike.
February 27, 2013 | Events on Campus
University of Georgia to host international symposium on One Health
The University of Georgia Biomedical and Health Sciences Institute and Faculty of Infectious Diseases along with the University of Liverpool will host the first international One Health Symposium March 21-23 at the UGA Center for Continuing Education.
February 19, 2013 | Research News
New rabies vaccine could reduce cost, risk
Researchers at the University of Georgia used a common dog disease-canine parainfluenza-to build a new vaccine to protect humans and animals from the rabies virus. Developers hope the new treatment will reduce costs and increase accessibility to a vaccine for a disease that currently kills 55,000 people a year, according to the World Health Organization.
January 29, 2013 | Events on Campus
College of Veterinary Medicine to host 50th annual conference, alumni weekend
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine will host its 50th Annual Veterinary Conference and Alumni Weekend March 22-23 at the Classic Center in downtown Athens. Alumni and veterinarians interested in receiving continuing education credits are invited to attend.
January 11, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA veterinary medicine student organization to host annual benefit auction
An upcoming auction at the University of Georgia will provide support for veterinary students who are pursuing advanced degrees through the College of Veterinary Medicine. The auction—which includes dinner and entertainment—will be held Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. in the Grand Hall of the Tate Student Center.
December 24, 2012 | General News
‘Veterinary Spectrum’ gives viewers an inside look at UGA’s College of Vet Med
For those clamoring for a closer look inside the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, tune in to WUGA-TV for "Veterinary Spectrum," which airs during December, January and February.
December 17, 2012 | Events on Campus
UGA College of Veterinary Medicine to host annual shelter medicine seminar
The fifth annual Shelter Medicine Seminar will be held Jan. 27 at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine. The all-day event is focused on the best management and medicine practices for local and regional animal shelters.
December 13, 2012 | Events on Campus
Registration opens Dec. 19 for UGA College of Veterinary Medicine’s VetCAMP 2013
The University of Georgia is offering high school students the opportunity to explore the field of veterinary medicine before they start college classes through its VetCAMP program.
November 12, 2012 | General News
Two College of Veterinary Medicine faculty members receive endowed professorships
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine has appointed two long-term faculty members, both of whom head departments within the college, to endowed professorships.
November 1, 2012 | Events on Campus
Cattle health and production consultant to give UGA’s 2012 Food Animal Lecture
G. Kee Jim, an expert in feedlot health management, will deliver the University of Georgia Food Animal Lecture Nov. 14 at 11:30 a.m. in room H237 of the College of Veterinary Medicine.
October 11, 2012 | Research News
New studies reveal connections between animals’ microbial communities and behavior
New research is revealing surprising connections between animal microbiomes—the communities of microbes that live inside animals' bodies—and animal behavior, according to a paper by University of Georgia ecologist Vanessa O. Ezenwa and her colleagues. The article, just published in the Perspectives section of the journal Science, reviews recent developments in this emerging research area and offers questions for future investigation.