November 2018

Nov 16th, 2018

The Cary Legacy book chronicles veterinary medicine in the South, Alabama

College of Veterinary Medicine students pass by a portrait of Charles Allen Cary in Greene Hall almost daily, and the college’s library is named for the college’s founding dean, yet Cary’s monumental achievements in public health and veterinary medicine are fading. A recently published book, The Cary Legacy: Dr. Charles Allen Cary, Father of Veterinary […]

October 2018

Oct 25th, 2018

Alumni recognized with College of Veterinary Medicine’s highest awards

Three outstanding alumni and ambassadors of Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine were honored Oct. 19 at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center by the college for their distinguished professional careers. Patricia Kennedy Arrington ‘71, Robert Hoyt ’74 and Steven Swaim ’71 were recognized as the 2018 Wilford S. Bailey Distinguished Alumni. […]

Oct 25th, 2018

Oklahoma veterinarian and Auburn alumnus receives El Toro Award

Dr. Calvin White of Ada, Oklahoma, a ’77 Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine graduate, has received the El Toro Award for Excellence in Food Animal Medicine for his dedicated work in the food animal practice. White was presented the award during the college’s 111th Annual Conference Oct. 19. Following graduation from Auburn, White became […]

Oct 12th, 2018

Annual Conference, J.T. Vaughan Equine Conference set for Oct. 18-21

The College of Veterinary Medicine will hold its most popular continuing education programming and fellowship—the 111th Annual Conference and the 13th Annual J.T. Vaughan Equine Conference—Oct. 18-21. Nearly 600 veterinary medical professionals will attend Annual Conference, “Healthy Practices/Healthy Patients: Techniques and Tools that Add Value to Your Practice,” at The Hotel at Auburn University and […]

July 2018

Jul 9th, 2018

Faculty, Alumni, Students Attend Veterinary Leadership Experience

Ten Auburn faculty, students and alumni attended a national veterinary conference aimed at bringing together those in the profession to develop skills in leadership, communication, self-awareness, and self-care. Held in Post Falls, Idaho, in June, the Veterinary Leadership Experience (VLE) is a weeklong intensive leadership training program that encourages participants to think outside the box for […]

April 2018

Apr 11th, 2018

QSDA Presidential Rank Award

photo of Dr. Cyril Gay

College of Veterinary Medicine Alumnus Dr. Cyril Gerard Gay ’85 was one of three recipients to receive the 2017 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Presidential Rank Award. Dr. Gay presently serves as senior national program leader of Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Animal Health. With a career spanning more than 30 years in private and public […]

Apr 5th, 2018

AAHA: The League of Champions

*Editor’s Note: This article was written for by Scott Smith and is used with permission.: — In 1933, the United States was reeling. It was the fourth year of the Great Depression. Unemployment stood at 25 percent. A new and untested president had recently moved into the White House. It was a turbulent and […]

March 2018

Mar 28th, 2018

Dr. Gregory Daniel ’83

Dr. Gregory Daniel ’83 was named interim dean of the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine. A member of the Virginia Tech faculty since 2007, Daniel is a professor of radiology in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences and holds a joint appointment of professor in the Department of Basic Science Education at the Virginia Tech Carilion […]

February 2018

Feb 21st, 2018

Dr. Lydia Staggs ’04

Dr. Lydia Staggs, a 2004 alumna of the College of Veterinary Medicine, recently landed her dream job at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, joining the team of veterinarians caring for the animals at SeaWorld, Aquatica and Discovery Cove in Orlando. A 2004 graduate, she brings more than 14 years of veterinary experience to SeaWorld, having previously worked […]

Feb 16th, 2018


College of Veterinary Medicine students traveled to Birmingham recently to volunteer and participate in a spay/neuter program under the direction of veterinarians at the Alabama Spay/Neuter Clinic. The program was funded through a grant provided by the Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association. “We were excited to provide a grant to Alabama Spay/Neuter Clinic, Inc. [and] […]