Ricardo M. Stockler, DVM, MS, PhD, DAVBP - Dairy Specialty

Associate Clinical Professor, Food Animal Ambulatory and Reproductive Services

Ricardo M. Stockler Photo


Department of Clinical Sciences

Auburn University
College of Veterinary Medicine
1130 Wire Road
Auburn, AL 36849



DVM, Sao Joao da Boa Vista, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
MS, University of Illinois
PhD, Auburn University



Dr. Ricardo Stockler received is DVM from the College of Veterinary Medicine “FIFEOB” Sao Joao da Boa Vista, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil in 2002. Following graduation, he completed a Large Dairy Herd Internship at Michigan State University. From 2004-2007, he completed his Residency in Farm Animal Reproduction, Medicine, and Surgery from the University of Illinois. He attained board certification from the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners – Dairy Specialty in 2011. He spent his early veterinary career at Mississippi State University and the University of California. He joined the faculty at Auburn University’s Department of Clinical Sciences Farm Animal Field Services in 2014 to 2022. He accepted a position as Veterinarian Diagnostician for the State of Alabama’s J.B. Taylor Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory and Director of Alabama Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory System before returning to Auburn in 2023.

Research Interests


Microbiome, Udder Health, Pharmacology, Farm Animal Metabolic Disease, Farm Animal Surgery

Publications and Links


Dr. Stockler Publications