July 1, 2014 | General News
UGA Veterinary Teaching Hospital holds 2014 Picture Your Pet Photo Contest
The University of Georgia Veterinary Teaching Hospital is accepting submissions for its 2014 Picture Your Pet Photo Contest. This competition is open to any current or former teaching hospital, field services or community practice clinic client.
June 30, 2014 | General News
UGA experts warn of heat dangers for children and animals
With summer temperatures on the rise, University of Georgia experts warn of the dangers of the Georgia heat—especially when caring for children and pets.
June 17, 2014 | Research News
UGA veterinary surgeons use feline adult stem cells in kidney transplant
Veterinary surgeons in the University of Georgia Veterinary Teaching Hospital successfully performed a kidney transplant in a domestic cat and used stem cells harvested from the patient to optimize the cat's acceptance of the new kidney.
June 12, 2014 | Research News
Network-based vaccinations may control disease outbreaks in endangered chimps
Vaccines are available for many infectious diseases that threaten endangered great ape populations, but immunizing enough animals to prevent outbreaks can be logistically challenging.
May 15, 2014 | Events on Campus
UGA’s ‘Vet School for a Day’ set for September
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine has set Sept. 24 as the date for its 2014 Vet School for a Day program. The annual event will be 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 22, 2014 | Honors & Awards
Vaccine researcher Biao He named Davison Chair at UGA
Biao He, a renowned veterinary virologist and vaccine developer, has been appointed to the Fred C. Davison Distinguished University Chair in Veterinary Medicine.
April 18, 2014 | Honors & Awards
UGA College of Veterinary Medicine Alumni Association recognizes five
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine recently recognized five alumni for service to the college and the veterinary profession.
March 27, 2014 | General News
Athens veterinarians to participate in national service animal eye exam event
The University of Georgia Veterinary Teaching Hospital will be one of two local veterinary clinics-and one of hundreds from across the nation-to offer free eye exam screenings to service animals during May as part of the seventh annual American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists National Service Animal Eye Exam Event.
March 14, 2014 | General News
Company founded by UGA professors among Top 40 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia
IS3D LLC, a company that makes interactive educational software and was founded by professors from the University of Georgia, is one of the Top 40 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia for 2014, according to the Technology Association of Georgia.
January 22, 2014 | Events on Campus
UGA College of Veterinary Medicine sets annual Open House for April 4
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine's annual Open House will be held Friday, April 4, 2014, 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.
January 21, 2014 | Research News
College of Veterinary Medicine to host 51st annual conference, alumni weekend
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine will host its 51st Annual Veterinary Conference and Alumni Weekend March 28-29 at the Classic Center in downtown Athens. Alumni and veterinarians interested in receiving continuing education credits are invited to attend. In addition, honors will be awarded to distinguished alumni who have led accomplished careers in veterinary medicine.
December 9, 2013 | Research News
UGA start-up company moves from incubator into Athens community
One of the University of Georgia's most innovative start-up companies is preparing to expand its business after graduating from the Georgia BioBusiness Center, UGA's business incubator, which supports companies with research and technology ties to UGA.
December 3, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA College of Veterinary Medicine opens registration for VetCAMP 2014 on Dec. 9
Registration for VetCAMP 2014 opens Monday, Dec. 9, and runs through Wednesday, Feb. 5, officials at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine announced today.
November 14, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA College of Veterinary Medicine student organization to host benefit auction
The University of Georgia's Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association, or SCAVMA, is hosting a benefit auction to provide support for veterinary students pursuing advanced degrees through the College of Veterinary Medicine.
October 31, 2013 | General News
Media advisory: UGA labs conduct testing for FDA’s pet food surveillance program
The University of Georgia Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories, located in Athens and Tifton, are collaborating with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Veterinary Laboratory Investigation and Response Network to evaluate diagnostic samples from companion animals in suspect cases of exposure to contaminated foods or drugs to help protect human and animal health.