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New UF grading system could improve survival in some horses with colic

Published: Sep 17th, 2014

A novel approach to managing a challenging form of equine colic could save the lives of many horses, UF researchers say.

Operation Catnip

Targeted feral cat sterilization program yields multiple benefits

Published: Aug 20th, 2014

A recent UF study shows that a targeted feral cat sterilization program yields multiple benefits.

Child in Africa

New One Health project aims to help women-led farm families and livestock in Africa

Published: Jul 15th, 2014

The UF College of Veterinary Medicine recently embarked on a One Health project aimed at helping women farmers, their families and livestock in Senegal, Africa.

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.

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.

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.