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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

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.

Dr. Valerie Scharf and dog

UF researchers: Gold-based drug shows promise for fighting bone cancer in people and pets

Mar 28th, 2014

A gold-based drug currently used in human and veterinary medicine to manage certain immune diseases may help fight osteosarcoma, UF researchers say.

Leptospira bacteria shown in a scanning electron micrograph. (Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.)

UF veterinarians report spike in leptospirosis cases

Mar 10th, 2014

UF veterinarians report seeing a spike in leptospirosis cases, urge practitioners and pet owners to be vigilant.

Sarah Boston: Lucky Dog cover

UF veterinary oncologist captures real-life journey as cancer survivor in new book

Mar 3rd, 2014

Dr. Sarah Boston book captures where the personal and the professional intersected in her life when it came to cancer.

AnnaRose Van Sciver

Cat’s meow: Wish comes true for young cardiac patient

Feb 11th, 2014

A special wish came true for a young cardiac patient, thanks to UF veterinarians and her doctors.

Dr. Jacobson holds ground boa

UF researchers develop blood test for fatal disease of boas and pythons

Jan 29th, 2014

UF researchers have developed a simple blood test to identify the presence of a usually fatal disease that strikes boas and pythons.

Dr. Nanny Wenzlow with bones

New forensic pathology fellowship fills key gap in veterinary sciences

Jan 16th, 2014

Dr. Nanny Wenzlow is UF's first veterinary forensic pathology fellow in a new, nationally unique program.

Dr. Pozzi performs orthopedic exam

UF veterinarians seek dogs for stem cell studies to treat chronic orthopedic disease

Dec 11th, 2013

UF veterinarians seek dogs with chronic orthopedic disease for two studies focusing on the use of stem cells as an alternative to surgical treatment.

Bubbles with her care team.

UF veterinarians successfully remove massive tumor from dog face

Dec 9th, 2013

A 5-year-old mastiff mix named Bubbles’ health burden is lighter and her future brighter, thanks to UF veterinarians who removed a 9-pound tumor from the dog’s skull on Nov. 25.