Student Life

Run With Your Pack at the UGA CVM

Your education comes first, but the friends and colleagues you’ll encounter at UGA CVM will be with you for the rest of your life. With more than a dozen organizations and numerous initiatives to join, your time in Athens will be well spent.

A Well-Rounded Education

Student Clubs and Organizations

All the places to find yourself

Life in Athens

Get to know the city

Ambassador Program

Be part of the future of the UGA CVM

Health and Wellness

Things to help you through the day-to-day

Diversity and Inclusion at the CVM

A strong, vibrant community

Career Services

Securing Your Future

Dawg Tales

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    Mushroom “Roo” Carnes – Success Story

    Owned by Kayla and Michael Carnes When Mushroom (Roo) the German Shepherd was only two months old, she was diagnosed with a very loud heart murmur, so severe the murmur could be felt from outside of the chest. She had…

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    Howie Hansen – Success Story

    Eisenhower “Howie” was barely 8 months old when the first signs appeared that something was wrong. In June of 2022, the young lab-mix ballooned rapidly due to ascites, a condition where fluid accumulates in the abdomen and causes swelling. He…

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    La Preciosa Ball – Success Story

    La Preciosa is Spanish for “precious”, a word which perfectly describes this young filly. La Preciosa’s family first noticed Preciosa was not feeling well in early July when she was only about 3 weeks old. They immediately scheduled an appointment…

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    Obie Joseph – Success Story

    Meet Obie! This 13-year-old domestic short hair visited the UGA Veterinary Teaching Hospital back in July when his primary veterinarian referred him to our Oncology team for a suspected cancerous mass. Unfortunately, suspicions were confirmed when Obie was diagnosed with…