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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

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Rare parasite colonizing snails in South Florida

Feb 25th, 2015

UF researchers say a rare species of parasite, known as the rat lungworm, is colonizing snails in South Florida.

Liesl O'Dell and kids at Open House 2014

CVM Open House 2015

Feb 10th, 2015

The college's traditional free Open House, a fun event for the entire community, will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 11.

Dr. Pascual

Scientist aims to break cycle of Brucella in livestock and human infection

Jan 28th, 2015

An infectious disease researcher at the UFCVM is leading an effort to develop a vaccine for Brucellosis in humans and in livestock.

Dr. Katherine Sayler

UF researchers discover new virus in ticks

Jan 13th, 2015

UF researchers have discovered that a common tick harbors an unusual virus.

Zebu receiving hemodialysis

Zebu recuperating at home after treatment at UF for kidney injury

Dec 17th, 2014

A pet zebu is recuperating at home after receiving hemodialysis treatment at UF for kidney injury.

Dr. Amy Stone and Dr. Fong Wong work on a cat with a palate injury.

Veterinarian, dentist collaborate to help cat through unique dental procedure

Nov 12th, 2014

UF veterinarian, dentist collaborate to help cat through unique dental procedure.

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.