Dr. Seth Colman
Dr. Seth Colman is a Florida native who moved to Atlanta in 2015. Dr. Colman earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida in Animal Science, with a minor in music. In 2013 he graduated from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine with a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (DVM) and Masters in Public Health (MPH). Prior to joining the Pharr Road Animal Hospital Family, Dr. Colman practiced as an Associate Veterinarian in Alachua, FL. He has been part of the Pharr Road Animal Hospital team since moving to Atlanta in 2015. Dr. Colman has a strong background in medicine, dentistry and surgery. Dr. Colman performs multiple complex dental and surgical procedures weekly. His clinical veterinary interests include internal medicine, pain management, infectious diseases, and ophthalmology.
Growing up in South Florida Dr. Colman knew he wanted to be a veterinarian from a young age, having a strong affection for science, medicine and animals. Over the years Dr. Colman’s family pets have included 3 Golden Retrievers, 3 Chesapeake Bay Retrievers, 1 English Bulldog, 1 Labrador Retriever, and a Blue-Fronted Amazon Parrot. He spent his high school and college years volunteering, interning, and working in several veterinary settings, including both the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine and Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in Massachusetts.
While in veterinary school, Dr. Colman was recognized by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) for his clinical excellence in patient care and research. Additionally, Dr. Colman was awarded an internship at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia. He is currently an active member of the Georgia Veterinary Medical Association (GVMA), American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), and the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA).
Dr. Colman has a strong belief in the human-animal bond and understands the special connection between people and their companions. This is why he treats each case with the attention and detail it deserves. Dr. Colman has established long-lasting and valued relationships with his clients and their pets over the years here at Pharr Road Animal Hospital. He enjoys educating pet parents and helping clients make informed decisions when the four-legged members of their family are sick. Combining years of experience, and working collaboratively with his colleagues, Dr. Colman is able to offer the most robust clinical care for each patient.
Dr. Colman stays up to date on new and emerging medications, technologies and procedures in veterinary medicine. He is currently working to obtain board certification and diplomat status in Canine and Feline Medicine from the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP). This multiple year credentialing process will allow Dr. Colman to ensure he is practicing the highest standards of veterinary medicine, delivering superior and comprehensive clinical expertise to his patients and clients.
When not at Pharr Road Animal Hospital, Dr. Colman enjoys spending time with family and friends. In his spare time, Dr. Colman can be found exercising, playing soccer, traveling, playing the trumpet, painting, and is an avid college sports fan.
Television and News Credits:
Dr. Colman has appeared on The Weather Channel once and Atlanta’s WSB-TV ABC Channel 2 news on three separate occasions providing insight on animal and public health. Click below to see the segments.
March 27, 2016 – The Weather Channel:
May 23, 2017 – WSB-TV Atlanta Channel 2: https://www.wsbtv.com/news/local/terrifying-video-shows-girl-struggling-to-stand-after-tick-bite/525718560/
April 9, 2020 – WSB-TV Atlanta Channel 2: https://www.facebook.com/seth.colman/videos/vb.2003334/10117360484920871/?type=3
May 13, 2020 – WSB-TV Atlanta Channel 2: https://www.wsbtv.com/news/georgia/some-pets-have-contracted-covid-19-so-is-there-danger-getting-it-them/WAJACH7I6BFCDIPNWLKDRM36UA/