Diplomate ACT & ACVN
PO Box 26
Waverly, AL 36879


D.G. Pugh earned both DVM and MS (Ruminant Nutrition) degrees from the University of Georgia. He received post DVM training at Virginia Tech (Equine/Clinical Nutrition) and Texas A & M University (Reproductive Medicine-Theriogenology). He is a Diplomate of both the American College of Theriogenology and the American College of Veterinary Nutrition.


He has held faculty positions at the University of Georgia (Assistant Professor) and Auburn University (Professor of Large Animal Medicine), and was the owner of a multi-person large animal practice in the greater Atlanta, Georgia area for five years, and has been a consulting veterinarian for Fort Dodge Animal Health from 2004-2009. During his academic career he taught veterinary nutrition, lectured on reproductive medicine for horses and small ruminants, and was a clinician in Ambulatory medicine and Theriogenology.


He is the author of >400 publications, >80 book chapters, a textbook (Sheep and Goat Medicine), and a Co-Author of a publication of the National Research Council of the National Academies of Sciences. He has received five university and three national awards for teaching, and was the 2006 recipient of the University of Georgia’s AM Mills Award for contributions to Veterinary Medicine. He has served on various committees for the American Association of Equine Practitioners, the American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners, the Society for Theriogenology, the College of Theriogenology, and the American College of Veterinary Nutrition, and the National Research Council, Nutrient Requirement Committee, and is an active member of the American Academy of Veterinary Parasitologist.


He continues to lecture on Animal Health and Nutrition at several Veterinary Schools in North America, is a member of the Fist Baptist Church of Waverly, AL (pop 185), sheep and donkey producer, a full-time husband to Ms. Jayne Pugh (since 1974), and the father of two daughters and a son.