September 2019

Sep 23rd, 2019

Bergquist Named ASV Director-Elect

Dr. Brendan Bergquist, DVM, who joined the Auburn CVM faculty in June 2019 as assistant clinical professor of shelter medicine in the Department of Clinical Sciences, has been named a Director-Elect of the Association of Shelter Veterinarians. He will officially begin his three-year term as a director in January 2020.   The ASV is the […]

April 2018

Apr 3rd, 2018

Treatment Gives Rescue Dog, Jasmine, a New Lease on Life

photo of Jasmine

Severely injured dogs who are abandoned and left to fend for themselves have little chance of survival, much less a chance to enjoy a positive quality of life. But Jasmine has been given a new lease on life, thanks to her rescuers and treatment and care received at the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. […]

February 2018

Feb 28th, 2018

Chihuahua Undergoes Successful Heart Procedure as CVM’s Smallest Patient

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Small patients are nothing new for Auburn’s College of Veterinary Medicine, but a recent case is believed to be its smallest one to date to undergo Patent Ductus Arteriosus, or PDA, surgery. The owner and tiny dog flew a long way, more than 2,600 miles, to have the procedure performed. Weighing less than two pounds, […]

August 2017

Aug 22nd, 2017

Successful Medical Procedure Returns Chester the Duck to a Normal Lake-Living Lifestyle

It is not every day that surgeons and clinicians perform a medical procedure on a pet duck at Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, but in the case of Chester, a 1-year-old white domestic neighborhood duck from Newnan, Ga., their work successfully returned the webbed-footed wonder to a normal lake-living lifestyle. Known as “Chester Schulz” […]

May 2017

May 23rd, 2017

Referring Vets and Clients Give CVM Hospital High Marks for Service, Expertise

Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital ranks high nationally for its quality of medical services and expertise, according to a recent survey of referring veterinarians and clients. The college’s teaching hospital scored above the national average for among its counterparts and with medical providers in nearly all ratings areas. Its only shortfall involved […]

May 3rd, 2017

Veterinary Student Goes the Extra Mile to Help Canine Patient and its Owner

Often a doctor’s bedside manner is as impactful in a patient’s treatment as the medicine prescribed. This proved true with fourth-year veterinary student Karly Hicks, of Niceville, Fla., and her work on a particularly challenging and puzzling case at Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Hicks was recognized in March during the CVM Clinical Student […]

March 2017

Mar 14th, 2017

Portly Pet Presents Unusual Teaching and Learning Opportunity

“If you give a pig a pancake, she’ll want some maple syrup to go with it…,” begins a popular children’s book by Laura Numeroff and Felicia Bond. In the case of “Bacon,” it is her affinity for Honey Buns that may have been the culprit. Bacon, a pet mini pig owned by Kathy and Dennis […]

February 2017

Feb 16th, 2017

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy now Available at the CVM

Pet owners now have the option of receiving hyperbaric oxygen therapy as a part of their animal’s healing and recovery treatment through the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM). The new veterinary hyperbaric chamber was recently installed in the Wilford and Kate Bailey Small Animal Teaching Hospital. Although hyperbaric oxygen therapy is used worldwide in human medicine, […]

Feb 3rd, 2017

Dr. Shannon Boveland: Clinical Service and Education are Her Passions

Veterinary medicine faculty are passionate about their work, whether it be teaching, research, or patient care. For Dr. Shannon Boveland, the desire to serve in a clinical capacity and an opportunity to do so are the driving forces that brought her to Auburn’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Boveland joined the college this semester as […]

May 2016

May 31st, 2016

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. […]