Theriogenology Service Helps African Boerboel Deliver 19 Puppies


Bailey, a four-year-old African Boerboel, recently delivered what is believed to be the largest litter of puppies – 19 – ever born at the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. All but one of the puppies survived the April 28 caesarean delivery by a multidisciplinary team of faculty veterinarians at the Wilford and Kate Bailey […]

Dog with Degenerative Disease Continues to Inspire


A 12-year-old Boxer suffering from a progressive spinal cord disease is thriving thanks to the dedication of his owners and the physical rehabilitation he is receiving at the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. This sassy, love-for-life dog, who a year ago was diagnosed with Degenerative Myelopathy (DM) is thriving, according to Liz Hodson, a […]

Duck Fully Recovered Following Surgery to Remove Penny

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Ducks and coins don’t mix, in fact, they can be life threatening as owners Betty and Samantha Trussell of Muscle Shoals found out recently. They brought their pet duck, Puck, to the Avian and Exotic Service at the Auburn University Veterinary Clinic for a medical procedure to remove the coin. “This type of procedure was […]

Ostrowski Inducted into National Academy of Practice

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Dr. Stephanie R. Ostrowski, an associate professor of public health in the Department of Pathobiology at the College of Veterinary Medicine, was recently inducted into the National Academies of Practice (NAP) as a Distinguished Practitioner & Fellow. Founded in 1981, NAP is a nonprofit organization representing 14 health care professions which advise health care policy makers […]

Veterinary Medicine Commencement Ceremony May 3 – Live Stream Available


Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine will award 116 professional DVM degrees during the college’s 109th commencement on Tuesday, May 3. The ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. in Auburn Arena. In addition, 11 Masters of Science in Biomedical Science (thesis and non-thesis) will be conferred and seven candidates will be awarded the Doctor of […]

Palpation Team Places First in National Competition

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The College of Veterinary Medicine palpation team brought home first place honors at the Student American Veterinary Medical Association’s (SAVMA) Bovine Palpation Competition during at the 2016 Student Symposium, held last month at Iowa State University. “I’m just incredibly proud of them. They’ve worked extremely hard this past year, and their achievement is a great […]

CPS Volunteer Coordinator Wins Women’s Leadership Award

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Lela Lofton, the volunteer coordinator for Canine Performance Sciences, was recently selected as a recipient of the 2016 Women of Distinction Award from the Auburn University Women’s Center. Lofton received the award at a luncheon during the 2016 Women’s Leadership Conference. “It’s very humbling; there are many other women who have done bigger and better […]

Outstanding Young Alumni Recognized


Two outstanding alumni were recently honored with 2016 Young Achiever Awards, signifying their success in the first 10 years of their veterinary medical professional careers. The alumni are recognized among their peers for their accomplishments in veterinary medicine, outstanding community service, and the advancement of animal health. The awards were announced during the 109th Annual […]

Breeding stallions at Auburn present educational opportunities for students

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Auburn’s Equine Theriogenology program, in the JT Vaughan Large Animal Teaching Hospital, is recognized as one of the finest centers for reproduction in the country. It is that well-known expertise that has brought Tommy Bradbury, of Elizabethtown, Kentucky, and his prized Quarter Horse stallion, Frenchmans Maximum, to Auburn for the last four years. Max, as […]

Southeastern Raptor Center Has Advice for Those Who Find Orphan Birds


Spring in the South means that if you spend time outdoors, you may find a baby bird who is unable to fly well or abandoned by its parents. While we might think the bird is an orphan, Southeastern Raptor Center staff says that might not be the case. It’s not always correct to assume an […]

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