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Dr. Amara Estrada

Mending hearts and forging discoveries in animal health

Published: Apr 8th, 2013

Dr. Amara Estrada’s work in veterinary cardiology at UF is featured in the Haile Village Journal.

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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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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.

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Small animal surgeon wins international award

Published: May 1st, 2012

Dr. Dan Lewis, a professor of small animal surgery at UF, recently received the 2012 World Small Animal Veterinary Association’s Hills Mobility Award for his accomplishments in the field of canine and feline orthopedic medicine and surgery.

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UF study looks at role of vests in heat-related illness of working dogs

Published: Apr 26th, 2012

A new study by UF veterinarians looks at the role of vests in heat-related illness of working dogs.

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Service animals can receive free eye, heart exams at UF on May 25

Published: Mar 9th, 2012

UF Small Animal Hospital will offer free eye and heart examinations to service animals on May 25 as part of the annual ACVO National Service Dog Eye Exam event.

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UF basketball coach’s dogs get winning care at UF

Published: Jan 16th, 2012

When the Big Dog of University of Florida basketball’s dog has a problem, he rings the home team: veterinarians at the UF Small Animal Hospital.

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Restaurateur uncorks special vintage, to benefit UF Small Animal Hospital

Published: Dec 9th, 2011

To Richard Gonzmart, president and a member of the family that runs Tampa’s historic Columbia Restaurant, Rusty is more than a dog. He’s part of the family.