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Welcome to the Department of Large Animal Medicine

The Department of Large Animal Medicine is the academic unit responsible for teaching and research in diseases of large performance and production animals (horses, cows, sheep, goats, llamas, pigs).

The department’s faculty also provides service in the large animal medicine and surgery services to clients of the Teaching Hospital and consultation to practicing veterinarians.


Dr. Kate MacDonald

Date: Nov 10, 2017
Location: VEC 1920

Dr. Melissa Smith

Date: Jan 19, 2018
Location: VMC 1920

Dr. Jesse Tyma

Date: Jan 26, 2018
Location: VEC 1920

Dr. Cindy Xue

Date: Feb 16, 2018
Location: VEC 1920

Points Of Pride

  • Congratulations to Maria Naskou - Best Graduate Student Oral Presentation at the Science of Veterinary Medicine Symposium!
  • Congratulations to Dr. Michael Lowder for AVDC recognition as an Organizing Charter Member of Zoo and Wildlife Dentistry!
  • Congratulations to Dr. Melissa Smith, winner of the ACVAA Resident Research Award!
  • Congratulations to Dr. Kelsey Hart for her appointment to Associate Professor!
  • Congratulations to Dr. Jesse Tyma for passing part 1 of the ACVS Boards!

Contact Us

University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine
Department of Large Animal Medicine
2200 College Station Road
Athens, GA 30602

For the Large Animal Clinic, please call 706-542-3223
For Department of Large Animal Medicine academic inquiries,
please call 706-542-8354
Fax: 706-357-0108