Animal Health

Keep your four-legged friends happy and safe this summer

By Merritt Melancon As an undergraduate student in Brazil, Daniela Lourenco knew that she loved statistics and genetics, but she wasn’t sure where that passion would take her. Then an introductory course in animal breeding genetics — the same class she now teaches to undergraduates at the University of Georgia...

Man’s best friend now has access to a much-needed medical device, thanks to a partnership between The Medical Center, Navicent Health, or MCNH, and the University of Georgia’s College of Veterinary Medicine. The partners’ Pacemaker Donation Program provides heart patients at MCNH the option of donating their used...

By James Hataway A newly installed artificial termite mound is helping University of Georgia doctoral student Caroline Jones study and understand the social behaviors of two groups of western lowland gorillas housed at Zoo Atlanta. The termite mound, which is made of steel and concrete, was built by...

Case of Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) has been found in a Georgia horse

According to UGA researchers, Bromethalin, a rat poison, is responsible for a neurological disease that has sickened or killed birds from a flock of naturalized parrots.

UGA's stature as a leader in animal health is supported by world-class faculty, state-of-the-art facilities and nearly 75 years of experience

NSF grant funds research on epigenetics