News Releases

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. Jenna Rooks prepares to administer the canine flu vaccine to a dog belonging to a UF veterinary medical student during a clinic held on June 22 at the UF Small Animal Hospital.

UF plays key role in managing new dog flu emergence

Jul 13th, 2017

UF has played a major role in managing the emergence of a highly contagious strain of dog flu.

Bradybaena similaris, a type of snail that harbors the dangerous rat lungworm parasite. (Courtesy of Florida Museum of Natural History)

Potentially lethal rat lungworm parasite found throughout Florida

Jun 28th, 2017

UF researchers report finding the potentially lethal rat lungworm parasite throughout Florida.

College receives 2017 Excellence in Communications Award from national group

Jun 14th, 2017

A multifaceted effort at the UF College of Veterinary Medicine to boost the school’s national reputation has earned its communications team the 2017 Communications Excellence Award from the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges, or AAVMC.

Get the Facts about Canine Influenza

May 26th, 2017

Have questions about canine influenza? Veterinarians and pet owners can visit our canine influenza page to get answers to frequently asked questions.

UF Small Animal Hospital to offer free eye screenings to service animals May 12

Mar 13th, 2017

The event is sponsored by the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists and StokesRx.

Veterinary Academic Building

College approved for new academic department

Feb 10th, 2017

The college will soon be forming a new academic department, representing a key organizational shift.

College launches new anthem video

Jan 31st, 2017

New college anthem video showcases the veterinary medical profession in general as well as the UFCVM.

Dr. Rhoel Dinglasan

CVM faculty member has key role in $10M center focusing on Zika

Jan 13th, 2017

Four state universities are involved in new $10M center focusing on Zika and other diseases. A UFCVM faculty member is lead investigator.

UF veterinary college faculty member honored by national shelter group

UF veterinary college faculty member honored by national shelter group

Dec 1st, 2016

Dr. Julie Levy recently received an award from a national shelter group.

Screwworm larva

UF experts addressing outbreak of New World screwworm fly in Florida Keys

Oct 4th, 2016

UF experts take steps to educate ranchers, property owners and residents after screwworm fly detection in Florida.