Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine
Zenithson (Zenny) Ng is a clinical assistant professor of Community Practice at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. He received his undergraduate degree in animal science from Rutgers University and veterinary degree from Cornell University. He completed a small animal rotating internship at the Bergh Memorial Animal Hospital of the ASPCA in New York City before entering a combined ABVP (canine/feline) residency and master’s degree in human-animal bond studies program at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. He founded the first animal-assisted intervention program at Virginia Tech and now serves as veterinary advisor of the Human-Animal Bond in Tennessee (HABIT), the animal-assisted intervention program at the University of Tennessee. His clinical interests include behavior, dentistry, preventive medicine, and management of chronic disease. His research and teaching interests span all aspects of the human-animal bond including the effect of human-animal interaction on both humans and animals, the veterinary-client relationship, cultural influences on veterinary care, and stress reduction in both veterinary and animal-assisted intervention settings.
Wednesday, February 20
7:30 AM – 8:20 AM