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.

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All the places to find yourself

Life in Athens

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Ambassador Program

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Health and Wellness

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Diversity and Inclusion at the CVM

A strong, vibrant community

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Securing Your Future

Dawg Tales

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    Making Opportunity from Adversity

    February 2021: In January 2021, the University of Georgia celebrated 60 years of desegregation. Two students took the first step to break down barriers and pave the way for those who followed. In 1969, Drs. Hall and McKelvin became the…

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    CVM alums form organizations for cultural change

    It is no secret that veterinary medicine is lacking diversity. Once dubbed the “whitest profession” in the United States by The Atlantic, veterinary medicine is 90% white (down from 96.5% in 2013 when the article was written) and 71% female.…

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    A Ten-Karat Heart of Gold

    Like most, Karen Burns had never heard of the Caucasian shepherd before her son adopted one. These little-known dogs are nothing short of enormous—bred to protect livestock in Eastern Europe’s Caucasus Mountains, they are big, fluffy, and (arguably) imposing. But…

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    Zeige

    Zeige was our first pregnant goat and our first experience with foot rot. So she wouldn’t risk losing her kids, we wanted to get her healed up quickly. After an unsuccessful treatment at a local vet, her foot had gotten…