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Veterinary Teaching Hospital

Farm Animal Medicine and Surgery

The UGA Veterinary Teaching Hospital’s team of board-certified large animal specialists, residents and interns offer diagnostics, medical care and surgical care tailored to the specific needs of our cattle, alpaca, llama, goat, sheep, pig and other farm animal patients.

Our Hospital also has a farm animal treatment area that features stalls for small ruminants, camelids and mini-pigs, as well as specialized equipment for our cattle clientele including: a hydraulic tilt chute system; a dedicated, fully equipped, climate controlled room for standing surgical procedures; and stalls with head catch and isolation gates allowing for stress free daily evaluation and treatment.

The following is a sampling of ways we can assist you:

Internal Medicine
  • Respiratory problems
  • Gastrointestinal tract problems such as bloat and other rumen disorders, acute and chronic diarrhea, vomiting and constipation
  • Diseases of the urinary tract
  • Neurologic disorders
  • Cardiac (heart) problems
  • Multisystem or ill-defined problems (i.e. weight loss)
  • Individual animal and herd health
  • Neonatal ICU care for critically ill calves, lambs, kids and crias
  • IV fluid therapy and blood and plasma transfusions
  • Isolation facility for infectious diseases
Surgery
  • Gastro and abdominal surgery
  • Dystocia
  • C-section and pregnancy toxemia
  • Dehorning
  • Various orthopedic and soft tissue surgeries
  • Reproductive and urinary disease
  • Wound and laceration repair
Other Procedures
  • Lameness evaluations
  • Routine and corrective hoof trims

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