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Puppy being heldThe office of public relations provides a media contact for information about the college, its programs and its activities. In addition to preparing news releases for the Associated Press and various trade publications, the office provides information for a variety of college brochures and newsletters. The office also on occasion posts information of value to the general public and to veterinarians, including but not limited to our UF veterinary alumni.

Recent Posts

Rae Marie Smith with Tsensation.

New UF grading system could improve survival in some horses with colic

Sep 17th, 2014

A novel approach to managing a challenging form of equine colic could save the lives of many horses, UF researchers say.

Operation Catnip

Targeted feral cat sterilization program yields multiple benefits

Aug 20th, 2014

A recent UF study shows that a targeted feral cat sterilization program yields multiple benefits.

Veterinary pharmacologist named executive associate dean

Veterinary pharmacologist named executive associate dean

Jul 23rd, 2014

Dr. Tom Vickroy, a professor of pharmacology, has been named the college's next executive associate dean.

Sea otter mother and newborn

UF veterinary researchers discover new poxvirus in sea otters

Jun 17th, 2014

University of Florida veterinary researchers have identified a previously unknown poxvirus in sea otters.

Distinguished Award Winners 2014

College names 2014 Distinguished Award winners

Jun 3rd, 2014

The college recently named its 2014 Distinguished Award winners.

Dr. Elizabeth Bailey and Andrew Torchia

Veterinary student receives 2014 Bayer Excellence in Communication Award

Jun 3rd, 2014

Third-year UF veterinary student Andrew Torchia has received the 2014 Bayer Excellence in Communication Award.

Equine lameness arena

Grand opening for new equine sports performance complex will be June 6

May 13th, 2014

A ribbon-cutting for the new equine sports performance complex at UF's Large Animal Hospital will be held June 6.

Dr. Dan Brown

World’s largest mycoplasma collection now resides at UF

May 1st, 2014

The world's largest collection of mycoplasma specimens now resides at UF and will be a resource to the scientific community.

Dr. Basima Al-Khedery and Dr. Tony Barbet

UF researchers: New test may help identify human strains of tick-borne disease

Apr 1st, 2014

UF veterinary researchers say a simple test could help identify strains of a debilitating tick-borne disease that infects and is on the rise in people.

Animal Airwaves group shot

Animal Airwaves radio program wins national award

Mar 31st, 2014

The college's Animal Airwaves radio program has received a national award from a human medical association.