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Dr. Valerie Scharf and dog

UF researchers: Gold-based drug shows promise for fighting bone cancer in people and pets

Published: March 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: March 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: March 3rd, 2014

Dr. Sarah Boston book captures where the personal and the professional intersected in her life when it came to cancer.

AnnaRose Van Sciver

Cat’s meow: Wish comes true for young cardiac patient

Published: February 11th, 2014

A special wish came true for a young cardiac patient, thanks to UF veterinarians and her doctors.

Barbet and Al-Khedery

UF Rising highlights Global Health Initiative

Published: January 31st, 2014

UF plans to build on its strengths in both veterinary and human medicine to become a world leader in the science of infectious and zoonotic diseases.

Dr. Jacobson holds ground boa

UF researchers develop blood test for fatal disease of boas and pythons

Published: January 29th, 2014

UF researchers have developed a simple blood test to identify the presence of a usually fatal disease that strikes boas and pythons.

AgilityDog

CVM Open House

Published: January 21st, 2014

Hospital tours, educational demonstrations and much more! This year’s college Open House will be held April 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is free and the public is invited.

Dr. Nanny Wenzlow with bones

New forensic pathology fellowship fills key gap in veterinary sciences

Published: January 16th, 2014

Dr. Nanny Wenzlow is UF’s first veterinary forensic pathology fellow in a new, nationally unique program.

Dr. Pozzi performs orthopedic exam

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

Published: December 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: December 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.