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Client Success Story: Daisy

Posted by: Cindy Rice

DaisyPatient Success Story: Daisy

Daisy
5-year-old mixed breed
Owned by Barbara Miller and Judy Powell

In Sept. 2014, we were referred to the University of Georgia Veterinary Teaching Hospital with our 5-year-old dog Daisy. She arrived in intense pain, and we were met at the car by a team of wonderful students who took over and were so kind to us and our dog. We met with the neurologist after testing and she explained to us that Daisy had two herniated discs and would require immediate surgery.  Daisy’s prognosis was 50-50 as she had virtually zero spinal cord response to her lower body.

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Canine Influenza Facts

Posted by: Kate Creevy, DVM, MS, DACVIM Jeremiah Saliki, DVM, PhD, DACVM

On May 19, 2015, the Athens Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory determined that H3N2, a new strain of canine influenza responsible for an outbreak in the Midwest, was the cause of illness for a dog that had been diagnosed with canine influenza on May 15.

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Athens veterinarians to participate in national service animal eye exam event

Posted by: Cindy Rice

The University of Georgia Veterinary Teaching Hospital will again offer free eye exam screenings during May to qualified service animals as part of the annual American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists and Stokes Pharmacy National Service Animal Eye Exam event. The event was created to honor service animals and their work. Service animals include guide, handicapped assistance, detection, military, search and rescue and registered therapy animals. Registration is required for service animal owners and handlers to participate and is open through April 30.

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UGA College of Veterinary Medicine Alumni Association recognizes three

Posted by: Kat Gilmore

The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine recognized three alumni with awards for service to the college and to the veterinary profession. This year's honorees were Claude S. Kidd Jr. of Greensboro, N.C.; Samuel R. Adams Jr. of Buford, Ga.; and Patricia W. Hill of Simpsonville, S.C.

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Equine surgeon selected to head Continuing Education Program at UGA College of Veterinary Medicine

Posted by: Kat Gilmore

Dr. P. O. Eric Mueller, a professor of large animal surgery and chief medical officer for the UGA Large Animal Teaching Hospital, has been selected to head the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Continuing Education program.

Dr. Mueller, who also serves as the College's director of equine programs, has authored more than 60 scientific publications and 20 veterinary book chapters. He is a frequent speaker at national and international scientific and continuing education meetings.

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