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Grateful Client Reflects on Exceptional Veterinary Care Provided by the UGA College of Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Barry Simmons is a practicing dentist in Athens, where he has been a resident for most of his life. After rescuing some unwanted Easter chicks as a young child, he developed a deep love and fascination for birds, particularly talking parrots.
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine is the beneficiary of a $5.2 million gift from the Stanton Foundation for the establishment of a new Spectrum of Care Clinic and associated curriculum. The award will allow the college to renovate and expand the Pet Health Center to serve as this new clinic.
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.
UGA Professor renowned for surgical skills assists with giant tortoise conservation in Galápagos Islands
International partnership allows release of once captive animals Pictured above, from left: Veterinary Technician Nia Chau, Second-year Resident Dr. Kelsey Trumpp and Drs. Stephen Divers and Sam Rivera, kneeling, and Joe Flanagan, standing, with a giant tortoise. Why? It’s the question that drives scientific discovery. It’s also the question most […]
Junebug is a 7 year old, mixed breed dog who was adopted by the Gerke family. Junebug’s family hoped that when they rescued her and provided her with love and safety that she would be okay, but unfortunately that was not the case. As a rescue, Junebug had never interacted […]
The University of Georgia Veterinary Teaching Hospital is once again offering free eye exam screenings to service and working animals this May as part of the 13th Annual American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) and Epicur National Service Animal Eye Exam Event. Registration by Sunday, April 30 at www.ACVOeyeexam.org is required to […]
SMALL ANIMAL EMERGENCY SERVICE UPDATE: Please call ahead so that we can assess the nature of your emergency and advise you of our current wait times. Please note that at times we do experience high volumes, which may impact our ability to serve you. If necessary, we will assist you […]
Holiday Hours Please be aware that Dec. 25-Jan. 1, our Veterinary Teaching Hospital will operate on an emergency-only basis as our business offices and other specialty services will be closed for the holidays. If you have a pet or animal that needs advanced veterinary care, look no further than our […]
Holiday Hours Please be aware that Dec. 25-Jan. 1, our Veterinary Teaching Hospital will operate on an emergency-only basis as our business offices and other specialty services will be closed for the holidays.