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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.

Dr. Pozzi performs orthopedic exam

UF veterinarians seek dogs for stem cell studies to treat chronic orthopedic disease

Published: Dec 11th, 2013

UF veterinarians seek dogs with chronic orthopedic disease for two studies focusing on the use of stem cells as an alternative to surgical treatment.

Bubbles with her care team.

UF veterinarians successfully remove massive tumor from dog face

Published: Dec 9th, 2013

A 5-year-old mastiff mix named Bubbles’ health burden is lighter and her future brighter, thanks to UF veterinarians who removed a 9-pound tumor from the dog’s skull on Nov. 25.

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.

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.