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Temporary Closing of UGA Large Animal Veterinary Teaching Hospital

Posted by: Cindy Rice, 706.542.3079, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Athens, Ga. – The University of Georgia Large Animal Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH) is temporarily closed for quarantine for the equine herpes virus. 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.

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Patient Success Story: Cherry

Posted by: Cindy Rice

Cherry
25-year-old Pony
Owned by Stephanie, Drew and Katie Johnston
Hampton, Ga.

Editor's note: Cherry's story was written by her owner Stephanie Johnston.

As March 2015 was drawing to an end, we came upon our daughter’s pony Cherry lying in the pasture and rolling; she would get up, kick her side, lie down again, and repeat this process. We contacted our veterinarian right away, and he came out and treated her. Our 14-year-old daughter Katie walked Cherry for hours until the veterinarian returned to check on her. When he returned, our veterinarian told us to take Cherry to the UGA Veterinary Teaching Hospital. ...

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Bioengineer Karen Burg joins UGA’s College of Veterinary Medicine

Posted by: UGA CVM

Karen J. L. Burg, a bioengineer whose cutting-edge work centers on absorbable polymers, biofabrication and tissue engineering, joins the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in January 2016 as its Harbor Lights Chair in Small Animal Studies. 

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Patient Success Story: Winnie

Posted by: Cindy Rice

Winnie
3-year-old English Bulldog
Owned by Andy Linn and family
Alpharetta, Ga.

Editor's note: Winnie's story was written by her owner Andy Linn.

Winnie is a very sweet and loving bulldog with a heart of gold. Unfortunately, she was born with a chronic heart condition (pulmonary stenosis). We learned she had a heart murmur from our family veterinarian, the first week after bringing her into our home. From there, we were referred to the UGA Veterinary Teaching Hospital. ...

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Patient Success Story: Smokey

Posted by: Cindy Rice

Smokey
17-year-old Appaloosa
Owned by Brittany Bristol
Watkinsville, Ga.

Editor's note: Smokey's story was written by his owner Brittany Bristol.

Smokey was referred to the UGA Veterinary Teaching Hospital by our primary care veterinarian for further testing after experiencing a two-week duration of intermittent increased salivation and bilateral nasal discharge, as well as a poor appetite. He was otherwise normal. ...

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