The equine internal medicine service is composed of 4 board certified internal medicine specialists and 3 graduate veterinarians in training to become specialists (residents). We see horses with respiratory, neurological, gastrointestinal (colic, diarrhea, gastric ulcers), muscular, endocrine and heart disorders. We also specialize in determining causes of weight loss, poor performance, and nasal discharge.
Outpatient services are offered in lameness diagnosis and treatment, prepurchase examinations, and performance evaluation. The Surgery Service provides expertise and state-of-the-art surgical treatment for a wide variety of soft tissue and orthopedic diseases, including advanced techniques in fracture repair, laser surgery, and minimally invasive surgery such as arthroscopy, laparoscopy, and thoracoscopy.
A wide range of assistance is offered by the Ambulatory Service, from routine vaccination and deworming, to emergency illness and trauma work-up. Daily appointments can be scheduled through the teaching hospital by calling 334-844-4490. The ambulatory service gives clients access to veterinary specialists of all types 24/7, 365 days a year.
The Auburn University Equine Emergency and Critical Care Service is dedicated to providing for the emergency medical needs of horses in Alabama and the surrounding region. Our staff is committed to excellence in the care of our critically ill equine patients, and strives for continued expansion of the specialized services and procedures available to the clients and referring veterinarians of Auburn University
Theriogenology conducts all aspects of assisted reproduction. Services include embryo transfer, management of the stallion and mare, diagnostic reproduction evaluations, breeding soundness, semen collection and shipment, and treatment of the sub-fertile mare and stallion. The center also stands stallions for breeding to outside mares.
Our equine veterinarians at Auburn University work closely with farriers and hoof trimmers from various backgrounds and schools of thought. Clients can bring their horses with foot problems to the clinic to be evaluated by our vet-hoof care professional teams or bring in their own hoof care professional for assistance with optimizing an individual hoof care protocol for their horse.