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UF treats first animal in new hyperbaric chamber

Published: Oct 31st, 2012

UF veterinarians have treated their first patient in a new hyperbaric chamber at UF’s Small Animal Hospital. The dog is doing well at home after having survived multiple bites on its face from a rattlesnake.

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UF’s first total knee replacement surgery in dog successful

Published: Oct 18th, 2012

UF veterinarians performed their first total knee replacement surgery on a dog in February. Mica, a 9-year-old Labrador, received a clean bill of health during a check-up on Oct. 10.

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Analysis of bacterial genes may help ID cause of dog brain disease, say UF researchers

Published: Sep 27th, 2012

By analyzing the genes of bacteria, University of Florida researchers have moved a step closer to pinpointing how two brain disorders common in small-breed dogs occur.

Immunology researcher named associate dean for research

Immunology researcher named associate dean for research

Published: Sep 18th, 2012

Dr. Ammon B. Peck, an immunology researcher and professor at UF, has been named associate dean of research and graduate studies.

Risco named large animal clinical sciences department chair

Risco named large animal clinical sciences department chair

Published: Sep 17th, 2012

Dr. Carlos Risco, a professor and food animal medicine and reproduction specialist at UF, has been named chair of the department of large animal clinical sciences.

Dean’s search committee formed

Dean’s search committee formed

Published: Aug 16th, 2012

A search committee has been formed to recruit a new dean of the UF College of Veterinary Medicine following Dean Glen Hoffsis’ retirement in July 2013.

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Dog survives rattlesnake bite, becomes social media celebrity

Published: Jul 25th, 2012

A young Labrador retriever is home with her family after surviving a rattlesnake bite it took veterinarians 24 vials of antivenin to treat.

UF Small Animal Hospital to offer free dental screening exams to service dogs on Aug. 23

UF Small Animal Hospital to offer free dental screening exams to service dogs on Aug. 23

Published: Jul 20th, 2012

The University of Florida’s Small Animal Hospital will offer free dental screening examinations to service animals Aug. 23.

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UF researcher and colleagues discover possible deadly new snake virus

Published: Jul 19th, 2012

A University of Florida researcher and colleagues in Australia and Germany have discovered what might be a deadly new snake virus.

Drs. Luiz Bolfer, Carsten Bandt and Gareth Buckley.

New emergency clinic now open in Ocala

Published: Jul 10th, 2012

A new after-hours University of Florida pet emergency clinic in Ocala is officially open for business.