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UF experts addressing outbreak of New World screwworm fly in Florida Keys

Published: October 4th, 2016

UF experts take steps to educate ranchers, property owners and residents after screwworm fly detection in Florida.

Natalie Isaza UF Small Animal Hospital

College faculty member receives national 2016 Hero Veterinarian Award

Published: September 14th, 2016

The American Humane Association has named a UF college faculty member its 2016 Hero Veterinarian.


Physiological sciences professor receives award from international group

Published: August 25th, 2016

A UF professor of physiological sciences has received a key award from an international professional group.

Fourth-year UF veterinary medical student Tamara Downs, left, with Dr. Casey Miller ('16). Downs performed an externship at the Miami-Dade County animal shelter this summer, and Miller now works at the shelter.

New UF and Miami-Dade County collaboration will help homeless animals

Published: August 18th, 2016

A new agreement between UF and Miami-Dade County Animal Services will enhance care for homeless animals by expanding UF presence at shelter.

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UF scientists identify seal as source of new strain of bacteria that caused disease in hunter

Published: July 20th, 2016

Mycoplasma experts at UF identify a new strain of the bacteria transmitted by a seal and believed to have caused disease in hunter.

Dr. Christopher Vulpe, Professor of Physiological Sciences, UF College of Veterinary Medicine

UF researcher selected as semifinalist in toxicology testing competition

Published: June 1st, 2016

A UF researcher has been selected as a semifinalist in an EPA-sponsored toxicology testing competition


Human, animal doctors save dog with rare heart condition

Published: June 1st, 2016

A tiny Havanese was treated successfully at UF by a team of human and animal doctors.


Florida Veterinarian Magazine, Spring 2016

Published: April 21st, 2016

Read the special 40th Anniversary issue of Florida Veterinarian magazine here.

Supplies used for the novel stomach decompression method are borrowed from similar techniques used in human medicine. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Alex Fox-Alvarez)

UF seeks dogs with deadly stomach disease for study

Published: April 13th, 2016

The UF Small Animal Hospital seeks dogs with GDV, a deadly stomach disease, to participate in a study focusing on a new treatment technique.

Dr. Julie Levy

DNA studies reveal that shelter workers often mislabel dogs as ‘pit bulls’

Published: February 17th, 2016

DNA studies reveal that shelter workers often mislabel dogs as ‘pit bulls’, UF researchers report.