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Sea otter mother and newborn

UF veterinary researchers discover new poxvirus in sea otters

Published: 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

Published: 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

Published: 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

Published: 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

Published: 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

Published: 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

Published: 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

Published: 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

Published: 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

Published: Mar 3rd, 2014

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