Dr. Andy Shores

Dr. Andy Shores


  • Clinical Sciences
  • Veterinary Specialty Center


  • Clinical Professor


Office: (662) 325-7339



Dr. Andy Shores is currently Clinical Professor and Chief of Neurosurgery and Neurology at the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine and a Diplomate in the Specialty of Neurology in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine with a Certificate of Training in Veterinary Neurosurgery. He is a 1977 graduate of the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. He completed a residency in Small Animal Surgery at Purdue University and in Neurology / Neurosurgery at Auburn University. Dr. Shores has been involved with the advancement of veterinary neurosurgery for over 35 years.


  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Philosophy, Auburn University, 1985
  • Master of Science (M.S.), Clinical Medicine, Purdue University, 1982
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.), Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University, 1977

Research interests:

Intracranial surgery; traumatic brain injury; spinal fixation


Book, Chapter

  • Muscle and Nerve Biopsy Techniquest. Current Techniques in Veterinary Neurosurgery. Ed. Shores A, Brisson BA. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell. 93-96. 2017

Journal Article

  • Acute cerebrovascular event in a dog with polycythemia vera.. The Canadian veterinary journal = La revue veterinaire canadienne. Volume 59, Issue 7, Pages 755-758. 2018
  • What is your neurologic diagnosis? Vestibular disease secondary to brain neoplasm.. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. Volume 234, Issue 6, Pages 743-5. 2009

Areas of Expertise

Intracranial Neoplasia
Traumatic Brain Injury
Spinal Fixation