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Animal Dermatology Group Congratulates Incoming ACVD Resident Class of 2022 and Welcomes Five New Residents to ADG Residency Program

IRVINE, Calif., August 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Animal Dermatology Group, Inc. (“ADG”) joins the veterinary dermatology community to welcome the American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD) class of 2022 residents, including five new residents starting their residency at Animal Dermatology Clinic locations across the country.

Each July, a new group of veterinarians embark on the rigorous process of becoming board-certified veterinary dermatologists. After completing a one-year clinical rotation, these residents begin a 3-year program of supervised educational training in the discipline of dermatology. The program also requires residents to publish original research in veterinary dermatology and pass the ACVD certification exam at the end of their residency.

ADG’s Residency Class of 2022 includes Dr. AnnMarie Bloomer (graduated from the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine) at the Animal Dermatology Clinic – Marietta, Georgia; dr. Tori Cleaver (St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine) at the Animal Dermatology Clinic – Tustin, California; dr. Tricia Daniels (Virginia-Maryland College veterinary medicine) at the animal dermatology clinic – Pasadena, California; and dr. Jyothi Surendran (College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Kerala, IndiaECFVG training, Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine) at the Animal Dermatology Clinic – Wayne, New Jersey. In addition, ADG has partnered with the University of Minnesota to sponsor Dr. Helene Montin (UMNCVM graduate) to undertake her residency in dermatology with the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine.

“It’s always an exciting time for us when we welcome new residents,” said Dr. rusty muse, DACVD, Director of Medical Affairs of the ADG. “One of the most rewarding aspects for our medical team is the opportunity to pass on the knowledge and insights we have accumulated over years of clinical practice to future dermatologists. The collaborative learning experience we foster is rewarding both for the student and the mentor.”

ADG has the distinction of being the first private organization accredited to offer a residency program by the ACVD and of hosting the largest residency program preparing future veterinary dermatologists.

About the Animal Dermatology Group
Animal Dermatology Group (“ADG”) is the largest veterinary dermatology company in the United States, providing the highest quality care for animals with acute and chronic skin conditions. ADG has more than 60 veterinarians who support more than 40 primary and satellite sites where its specialists are actively involved in providing clinical care, research and academic training. For more information, please visit

SOURCE Animal Dermatology Clinic Management Group, Inc.