This is the place where theory intersects with action. Where science is connected to service. UGA College of Veterinary Medicine – the intersection of research and impact.
We are Georgia’s only College of Veterinary Medicine, proud to serve our state and the nation for 75 years by educating the next generation of veterinarians, providing exceptional veterinary care to our clients, and tackling the most pressing animal and human health challenges.
For centuries, scientists have tried to crack the mystery of a devastating ailment once called “the shaking palsy.” But Parkinson’s disease, which causes tremors, muscle stiffness and difficulty walking, remains the second most common neurodegenerative disorder in the United States after Alzheimer’s. About 1 million Americans have Parkinson’s, and more […]
It’s not every day that the clinical staff at the UGA Veterinary Hospital evaluates and even operates on a tiger, but “once in a blue moon there is a problem in those cats and we’re here to help,” said Dr. Joerg Mayer, professor of zoological medicine at the VTH in Athens.
Jamie Martin and Susie Tamasi are lovers of music, travel, and animals, especially their pets. They currently live in Atlanta with their cat, Rza. They have been loyal clients of the UGA Veterinary Teaching Hospital for over a decade, coming for many specialized visits and emergency care. Jamie tells us, […]
Noelle Browning, a veterinary social worker, helps clients deal with the stress of having a sick pet and the grief of having one die. Graduate students from the UGA School of Social Work are interning there and learning about the human-animal bond. Listen to the story on WUGA
Gifts will give more students access to a veterinary education Philanthropic gifts of more than $21.3 million given to the College of Veterinary Medicine in fiscal year 2023 make it the largest fundraising year on record. The CVM also helped contribute to a record year of $242.8 million in private […]