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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.

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.

Dr. Maureen Long

UF researchers hope new gene chip will help detect, treat West Nile virus in horses and humans

Published: Dec 8th, 2011

A new “gene chip” developed at the UF CVM sheds light on brain response in horses infected with West Nile virus.

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UF vet plays key role in care of “star” dolphin

Published: Dec 5th, 2011

The movie Dolphin Tale has a character loosely based on none other than UF’s Dr. Mike Walsh.

Sjogren’s Syndrome research in limelight

Sjogren’s Syndrome research in limelight

Published: Dec 5th, 2011

Tennis star Venus Williams’ revelation that she had Sjogren’s syndrome not only increased the world’s familiarity with the disease, it also caused some buzz in living rooms and laboratories right here in Gainesville.

Baby Girl outside hospital following recheck.

Rescue horse now on track for better life

Published: Nov 29th, 2011

Although the journey has been long and painful for a rescued 2-year-old quarter horse named “Baby Girl,” the gentle filly is now recovering well, thanks to successful surgery Oct. 11 at UF’s Large Animal Hospital and an ongoing regimen of advanced medical therapy.

Dr. Julie Levy and cats

Study: Vaccine controls fertility longterm in female cats

Published: Sep 29th, 2011

University of Florida researchers, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, report that a single dose of an immunocontraceptive vaccine controls fertility over multiple years in adult female cats.

Dean Hoffsis speaks to a group gathered for the grand opening of the new college auditorium on Aug. 19.

New high-tech auditorium unveiled

Published: Aug 26th, 2011

The college unveiled a new, high-tech auditorium in a grand opening dedication held Aug. 19. The facility will enhance teaching and learning opportunities for students and faculty.

Dr. Alex Gallagher with Sammy Siler and his owner, Gail Siler, in the UF Small Animal Hospital.

First laser lithotripsy performed at UF SAH

Published: Aug 26th, 2011

A 9-year-old Chihuahua recently became the first patient at the UF Small Animal Hospital to receive a procedure known as laser lithotripsy to remove a stone lodged in his urethra.