Equine Fellow of the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry
Dr. Dave Klugh graduated from Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1981. After 5 years of mixed practice he purchased an exclusive equine practice in Newberg, Oregon in 1986. After 14 years of general equine practice, Dr. Klugh began pursuit of an interest in equine dentistry. In 2003 he became the first Equine Fellow in the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry, laying the groundwork for further elevation of equine dentistry to the level of a specialty in veterinary medicine. Dr. Klugh lectures at many veterinary conferences across the country and internationally, including the American Association of Equine Practitioners annual convention, the British Equine Veterinary Association annual meeting, the North American Veterinary Conference and the Veterinary Dental Forum. He has written and published several papers on equine dental concepts and procedures. His latest contribution is a book entitled, “Principles of Equine Dentistry.” Dr. Klugh is also a member of the American Association of Equine Practitioners., the Oregon Veterinary Medical Association, the American Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Veterinary Dental Society.