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Veterinary student Cleon Hendricks, with Dr. Julie Levy. Hendricks participated in the tail vaccination study through the Merial Veterinary Scholars program.

UF researchers: Tail vaccinations in cats could save lives

Published: Oct 31st, 2013

An alternative to a widely accepted vaccination protocol in cats could literally move the needle in terms of feline cancer treatment, UF researchers say.

Business externship students

New program helps UF veterinary students, enhance business skills

Published: Oct 15th, 2013

A practice management externship is the capstone of a new business certificate program now being offered to UF veterinary students.

Dr. Janet Yamamoto in her laboratory at the University of Florida.

UF researchers report cats may be the key to human HIV vaccine

Published: Oct 1st, 2013

Researchers report the surprise finding that blood from HIV-infected human subjects shows an immune response against a cat AIDS virus protein.

Cora, the cat

Cat has rock removed from windpipe in rare procedure

Published: Sep 5th, 2013

A cat is recuperating well after receiving a procedure to remove a rock from its windpipe at UF.

Dr. Rae, Dr. Walden and cows

New species of parasite discovered as disease agent in domestic cats

Published: Jul 17th, 2013

UF researchers have identified a new species of Tritrichomonas in domestic cats. The parasite was long thought to be the same agent that affected both cats and cattle.

Manatee sonogram

UF veterinarians develop technique to test for manatee heart problems

Published: Jun 27th, 2013

UF veterinarians have developed a technique to test for cardiac problems in endangered manatees.

Jennifer Tozzo with Zoe and Dr. Garlitz

Club, community support help service dog get cancer treatment

Published: Jun 26th, 2013

Club, community support help service dog get cancer treatment

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Veterinarians seek dogs for snakebite anti-venom study

Published: Jun 25th, 2013

UF veterinarians are seeking dogs that were recently bitten by pit viper snakes for a study of an investigational anti-venom previously unavailable in the Southeast.

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New pet plans promote preventive care with monthly payments

Published: Jun 12th, 2013

Comprehensive wellness plans are now available to pet owners through UF’s Primary Care and Dentistry Service.

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Florida panther recuperating after surgery at UF

Published: Jun 11th, 2013

A young Florida panther is recuperating after surgery performed June 8 at UF’s Small Animal Hospital to repair a broken leg.