Stacey A. Sullivan, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)

Professor of Practice, Neurology & Neurosurgery

Stacey A. Sullivan Photo

Department of Clinical Sciences

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



DVM, North Carolina State University



Dr. Stacey Sullivan received her DVM from North Carolina State University in 1993. Following graduation, Dr. Sullivan completed a Rotating Internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at Auburn University. From 1994-1997, she completed her Residency in Neurology and Neurosurgery at the University of Georgia. She attained board certification from the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) in Neurology in 1998. She spent her early career practicing neurology and neurosurgery at Angell Memorial Animal Hospital in Boston, MA and the Animal Neurologic Center in Portland, ME. She then returned to NC State to join their faculty, and then spent 17 years as Neurology Department Head at the Animal Specialty Group in Los Angeles.

Research Interests


Dr. Sullivan’s research interests include the genetics of hunting behavior in dogs, canine olfaction, and the impact of factors that affect working ability in detection dogs- neonatal & early puppyhood experiences, training, husbandry, and human handlers. She is also interested in dachshund spinal wellness and understanding the factors protective of symptomatic disc disease in dachshunds.