March 2019

Mar 22nd, 2019

College’s annual Open House set for April 6

The College of Veterinary Medicine will open its doors to the public during Open House, an event-filled educational day set for Saturday, April 6. Organized and conducted by veterinary students and staff volunteers, the more than 30-year tradition showcases the variety of educational opportunities offered through the veterinary medical profession. The free event, which has […]

November 2018

Nov 19th, 2018

Pet and animal safety can be a special concern during the holidays

The holiday season is upon us, and the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine reminds pet owners that the safety and wellbeing of their animals are important during the holidays and year round. Dog and cat owners should pay special attention to their pets. “We bring new things into our homes that are not commonly […]

October 2018

Oct 30th, 2018

Auburn University Holds Ribbon-Cutting for New Educational Complex in Gulf Shores

In a move that strengthens the educational and economic development resources for the citizens of South Alabama and the Gulf Coast, Auburn University launched a new educational complex in Gulf Shores Tuesday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and tour of the facility. The centerpiece of the 24,000-square-foot complex will be the Auburn Veterinary Specialists – Gulf […]

April 2018

Apr 3rd, 2018

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

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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. […]

Apr 3rd, 2018

Oncology Conducting Clinical Trial on New Melanoma Drug

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Dogs, like their human companions, can be susceptible to skin cancer, and the Oncology Service at Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine could use the help of man’s best friend in launching a clinical trial to test a new melanoma treatment drug. “This study is designed to test a new drug that may be useful […]

Apr 2nd, 2018

A-Day Weekend Includes Two Vet Med Activities

Auburn fans making plans to attend A-Day Saturday, April 7, can expand their fun by attending two College of Veterinary Medicine events — the Southeastern Raptor Center’s “Wing Fling” on Friday, April 6, and Open House on Saturday, April 7. Wing Fling is set for 5 p.m., April 6 at the Raptor Center Amphitheater located […]

September 2017

Sep 19th, 2017

Beat the Heat

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Summer has arrived and the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine wants you to know about the effects of summer heat on pets. As the temperature increases, be aware that hyperthermia (overheated temperature) affects your pets and know what the symptoms look like. Understanding and recognizing the symptoms allows you to help ensure your pet is healthy […]

Sep 19th, 2017

From the Vet Truck

Clostridial diseases are caused by a bacteria called Clostridium and are commonly referred to as “blackleg”. These bacteria can live up to several years in soil, water, or decomposing plant and animal material. There are eight different types of clostridium that can be deadly to cattle. To cause disease, the clostridium bacteria need an opportunity […]

Sep 5th, 2017

Provost and Former Dean Timothy Boosinger Announces Retirement from University

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Timothy Boosinger, provost and vice president for academic affairs, has announced he will retire from Auburn University in early 2018. Prior to his current position, Dr. Boosinger held academic and administrative positions at the College of Veterinary Medicine, including serving as  dean from 1995 to 2011. Dr. Boosinger was named provost in 2012 after serving as […]

August 2017

Aug 31st, 2017

Veterinary Organizations Responding to Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

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The devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey continue to unfold across southern Texas and well beyond. A number of organizations are in place to enable those associated with Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, and others, to assist. “Many of the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine’s alumni, faculty, staff and students have asked how they […]