Dog with Laryngeal Paralysis Gets a Second Chance at Life


When Merlin, a 10-year-old golden retriever, was found lying on the ground struggling to breathe during a routine walk with his owners, they feared the worst. Their primary veterinarian in Columbus, Ga. told them their beloved pet might not make it and immediately recommended the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to arriving at […]

Southeastern Raptor Center to Release Bald Eagle at Lake Guntersville July 9

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A Bald Eagle rehabilitated by the Southeastern Raptor Center will be released back into the wild on Saturday, July 9, at Lake Guntersville State Park. The immature eagle was delivered to the SRC, a division of the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine, last January with a fracture scapula, was treated conservatively without surgery, and […]

CVM Holds International Descriptive Veterinary Pathology Course


The 25th annual international Descriptive Veterinary Pathology course was held at the College of Veterinary Medicine June 20-25, with participants from as far as South Africa to participate in active learning exercises and take mock gross and histopathology exams. The conference, part of the Charles Louis Davis and Samuel Wesley Thompson DVM Foundation, had attendees […]

Auburn Veterinarian Offers Insight into Warning Signs of Heat Stress in Animals


Heat and humidity during the summer can affect us all, including our pets. Dogs and cats can easily suffer from heat stress, heat stroke and other heat related illnesses during the hottest months of the year. Dr. Kendon Kuo, an emergency and critical care faculty clinician in the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine, offers […]

Research Study Shows Benefit of Dietary Supplement on Heat-Stress Symptoms


According to a new study conducted by College of Veterinary Medicine researchers, EpiCor fermentate, manufactured by Embria Health Sciences, not only helped to significantly reduce the likelihood of damage to gut lining caused by heat stress, but also showed gut health benefits without heat stress. The new study was published in the Journal of Thermal Biology. “This […]

Standing CT Machine Assisting in Diagnosing Complex Diseases in Large Animals


The Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine’s addition of standing CT machine — one of a handful in the U.S. — is allowing veterinarians to more accurately diagnose and treat complex diseases in the neck and skull of equine patients. For radiology and equine faculty, this advanced diagnostic tool has already proven to be a […]

Avian and Exotic Service treats Ferret with Life-Threatening Condition


Kelly Olson, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., is the proud owner of five ferrets, each unique and precious to her. When her five-year-old white ferret, Bailey, began shedding, Olson became concerned. “I knew that ferrets were susceptible to adrenal disease, so that’s what I immediately thought, but then I noticed the lump in Bailey’s foot. […]

Theriogenology Service Helps South African Boerboel Deliver 19 Puppies


Updated June 9, 2016 with information and photos Bailee, a four-year-old South 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 […]

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 […]

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