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Animals Infecting Humans Is Scary. It’s Worse When We Infect Them Back.

Mink farms threaten to become a source of new coronavirus variants – and an object lesson in how ‘spillback’ can make deadly diseases even deadlier. Read More Read More [PDF]

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria found in cattle

Growing resistance to our go-to antibiotics is one of the biggest threats the world faces. As common bacteria like strep and salmonella become resistant to medications, what used to be easily treatable infections can now pose difficult medical challenges. New…

Kaori Sakamoto named to AAVMP board

Dr. Kaori Sakamoto, associate professor of anatomic pathology, has recently been named the director of wellness and wellbeing for the Association of Asian American Veterinary Medical Professionals (AAVMP). In this role, Dr. Sakamoto will be responsible for developing wellness workshops…

Dawg Tales

UGA College of Veterinary Medicine Graduate Student Receives High Honors for Research

Several veterinary students and one graduate veterinary researcher are recognized annually at the National Veterinary Scholars Symposium with Boehringer Ingelheim awards in recognition of their early contributions to research advancing animal and human health. Dr. Ashley M. Rasys, from the…

Costa Rica trip is a summer immersion into OneHealth

Costa Rica, while comprising just 0.03% of the planet’s land surface, is home to more than 500,000 species, making it one of the 20 countries with the greatest biodiversity in the world. For nearly 20 years, Sonia Hernandez has been…

Otis Howell

Meet Otis, the 3-year-old basset hound. In March of 2022, Otis’s owner, Cori, had a gut feeling something was wrong when Otis began acting different. “I could tell something was off – just a really big gut feeling. He was…