You are the lifeblood of the college. Because you believe in giving back, we continue to make an even greater impact on our students, our state and our world. Because of you, Auburn will continue to influence veterinary students, public health, and animal welfare for generations to come.
How To Give
Gifts, which may be in the form of cash, securities or real estate, may be made to the Auburn University Foundation, 317 South College Street, Auburn AL 36849. All donations are tax deductible.
Your Development Team
Feel free to contact a member of our development team to discuss your opportunities to give. We appreciate your generosity and we are always here to help!
With board-certified specialists and a nationally recognized faculty, Auburn provides a comprehensive range of veterinary services for your animal at the level only rivaled at a university medical center.
Cutting-edge animal health care, clinical trials to develop new, safe, and effective treatments, and the most advanced training availble to veterinarians, benefit not only the residents of Alabama, but our nation and our world.
Strong relationships with referring veterinarians foster the very best care for both patients and clients. Challenging cases that require comprehensive diagnostics, imaging or therapies are sent to the hospital by your family verinarian. This relationship ensures that animals receive the benefit of the latest clinical trials, research and treatment protocols available.
The College of Veterinary Medicine prides itself in meeting the needs of not only its students, but one of its greatest assets- its employees. Resources available here are aimed at providing a comprehensive guide to meeting employee needs, and include information such as the Student/Faculty Directory, Media Resources, Campus Safety Procedures, IIT, etc.
From the early work of Dr. Charles Allen Cary more than a century ago, to the development of some of the world's most advanced veterinary programs, Auburn has influenced the character and scope of veterinary medicine.
The country's seventh oldest veterinary school and the oldest in the South, Auburn today boasts one of the nation's preeminent institutions for research, teaching, diagnosis, and treatment in many specialties of small and large animal medicine.
All activities associated with students in the professional veterinary degree program are coordinated through the College of Veterinary Medicine Office of Academic Affairs. These activities include, but are not limited to:
Dr. Ralph Henderson is professor of surgical oncology. He joined Auburn University CVM after graduation from the University of Missouri in 1972. Board certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and a charter Diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, subspecialty Clinical Oncology, Dr. Henderson helped establish the clinical oncology service in 1998.
His research has impacted broad areas of veterinary surgery and medicine. Highlights include the tibial compression mechanism of cruciate ligament injury; a technique for intestinal tube feedings; an intermediate duration tracheostomy technique; numerous reconstructive procedures; and, he and Dr. Mark Bohling documented the fundamental healing differences between dogs and cats. He has received 3 teaching awards, service awards, and was named the Robert and Charlotte Lowder Distinguished Professor of Clinical Oncology. He has been a prolific author and speaker.
In addition, Dr. Henderson has had opportunity to contribute directly to human health as an instructor for Basic Life Support (paramedics and nurses) and Advanced Trauma Life Support, and Laparoscopic and Thoracoscopic Surgery instruction (physicians and surgeons).