Auburn University
College of Veterinary Medicine
Small Animal Teaching Hospital
818 Wire Road
Auburn, AL 36849-5523
Phone: (334) 844-4690

Hours of operation: Mon - Fri: 7:45am - 4:45pm

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Board-Certified Veterinary Oncologists:

Annette Smith, DVM
Diplomate American College of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine and Oncology)

Dr. Smith completed 3 years of a Biomedical Science program at Texas A&M prior to admission to the DVM program at
Texas A&M's College of Veterinary Medicine.  She did her internship at the University of Illinois where she decided to
pursue residency training in both internal medicine and oncology specialties, and joined Auburn University's program in
1995.  She was certified in both internal medicine and oncology in May 2000.  While pursuing her residency training, she
also completed requirements for a Master's degree in Biomedical Sciences, and received her diploma in December 2001.  
She served on the Auburn University faculty as an assistant Clinical Professor from 1999-2000, an Assistant Professor
from 2000-2005, and is currently an Associate Professor.  She coordinates Auburn University's oncology program, which
focuses on a multidisciplinary team approach to each patient.

Stephanie E. Schleis, DVM
Diplomate American College of Internal Medicine (Oncology)

Dr. Schleis graduated from Texas A&M University summa cum laude with a bachelor's degree in biology before entering
the veterinary program at Louisiana State.  Following veterinary school graduation with honors in 2004, she completed a
one year rotating small animal internship at Texas A&M University.  She went on to complete a three year residency in
medical oncology at the University of Tennessee in 2008.

William R. Brawner, DVM, PhD
Diplomate American College of Radiology (Radiation Oncology)

DVM, Auburn, 1972
MS, University of Florida, 1968
Residency, Auburn, 1975-78
Ph.D, Auburn, 1981
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology 1978
Oncology services include:

Radiation Therapy Capabilities:
  • Linear accelerator for both deep and superficial
  • Iridium implants for high-dose localized radiation
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