March 7, 2017 | Research News
Deadly raccoon roundworm can infect humans without symptoms, new UGA study finds
Although this "raccoon roundworm" was believed to cause severe problems and even death in people who become infected, a new University of Georgia study shows that's not always the case.
February 21, 2017 | General News
Lisa K. Nolan named dean of UGA College of Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Lisa K. Nolan, a veteran educator, administrator and scholar of diseases that affect animal and human health, has been named dean of the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine.
January 24, 2017 | General News
Finalists for UGA College of Veterinary Medicine dean to visit campus
Four finalists for the position of dean of the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine will visit campus in the coming weeks to meet with members of the university community.
October 3, 2016 | General News
Search committee appointed to seek dean of UGA College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Georgia Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Pamela Whitten has appointed a committee to begin a national search to fill the position of dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine.
May 10, 2016 | Research News
UGA veterinary hospital offers clinical trial for cats with chronic musculoskeletal disorder
Researchers at the University of Georgia Veterinary Teaching Hospital are seeking participants for a randomized clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy and safety of Onsior in cats with chronic musculoskeletal disorder.
May 6, 2016 | Honors & Awards
Phi Zeta honors awarded to faculty, students at UGA College of Veterinary Medicine
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine recently recognized outstanding faculty and students with honors for excellence in teaching, research and service at its annual Phi Zeta Veterinary Honor Society Induction Ceremony.
April 15, 2016 | General News
Athens veterinarians to participate in 2016 national service animal eye exam event
The University of Georgia Veterinary Teaching Hospital will once again offer free eye exam screenings to service animals this May as part of the annual American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists and Stokes Pharmacy National Service Animal Eye Exam Event. The Animal Eye Care Clinic, located in Five Points, will also participate in the program.
March 29, 2016 | Research News
UGA, Sanofi Pasteur develop new vaccine for H1N1 influenza
Researchers at the University of Georgia and Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, announced today the development of a vaccine that protects against multiple strains of both seasonal and pandemic H1N1 influenza in mouse models. They published their findings recently in the Journal of Virology.
March 25, 2016 | Honors & Awards
UGA College of Veterinary Medicine Alumni Association recognizes four
March 2, 2016 | Research News
Vet Med offers clinical trial for cats with history of arterial thromboembolism
Researchers at the University of Georgia Veterinary Teaching Hospital are seeking participants for a new multicenter randomized clinical trial. The three-year study dubbed "SUPER-CAT" for "study of the utility of rivaroxaban or clopidogrel for prevention of recurrent arterial thromboembolism in cats" aims to prolong life expectancy and improve quality of life in cats diagnosed with recurrent arterial thromboembolism ("saddle thrombus") through anticoagulant treatment.
February 19, 2016 | General News
UGA Large Animal Veterinary Teaching Hospital reopened
The Large Animal Hospital at the University of Georgia has reopened its emergency services and will resume seeing regular appointments again on Feb. 22.
February 3, 2016 | General News
Large Animal Veterinary Teaching Hospital temporarily closed
The University of Georgia Large Animal Veterinary Teaching Hospital is temporarily closed for quarantine for the equine herpesvirus. The Small Animal Veterinary Teaching Hospital, including the Community Practice Clinic, will remain open and will continue to receive appointments and emergencies for cats, dogs, exotics and wildlife.
February 3, 2016 | Research News
University of Georgia to collaborate with GeoVax on Zika vaccine
The University of Georgia announced today that it has entered into a collaborative research agreement with GeoVax Labs Inc. to develop and test a vaccine to prevent the emerging and virulent Zika virus infection.
December 21, 2015 | Events on Campus
UGA to host annual shelter medicine symposium on Feb. 6
The eighth annual Shelter Medicine Symposium will be held at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine on Saturday, Feb. 6. The all-day event is focused on best management and medicine practices for local and regional animal shelters.
December 16, 2015 | General News
Bioengineer Karen Burg named UGA Harbor Lights Chair in Small Animal Studies
Karen J.L. Burg, a bioengineer whose cutting-edge work centers on absorbable polymers, biofabrication and tissue engineering, will join the faculty of the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in January as its Harbor Lights Chair in Small Animal Studies.