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UF Veterinarians care for ill tiger

Published: February 14th, 2012

An 8-year-old, privately owned tiger came to the UF Small Animal Hospital for treatment recently and received a variety of tests. Check out the story and video.

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Stallion treated at UF is now true model horse

Published: January 17th, 2012

An American Drum stallion treated at UF was a model patient…and now is a true model horse, having been selected as the 2012 Celebration Breyer Horse.

UF basketball coach Billy Donovan gestures during the Mississippi game on Jan. 8, 2011.

UF basketball coach’s dogs get winning care at UF

Published: January 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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Dog survives coral snake bite after emergency treatment at UF

Published: January 13th, 2012

A dog bitten by a deadly coral snake survived after emergency treatment at the UF Small Animal Hospital in December.

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Restaurateur uncorks special vintage, to benefit UF Small Animal Hospital

Published: December 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.

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

Published: December 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: December 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: December 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.

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Rescue horse now on track for better life

Published: November 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.

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Laser therapy helps dogs with disc disease

Published: October 24th, 2011

The use of lasers in veterinary medicine is not new, but UF veterinarians are now using the procedure postoperatively with great success in dogs with paralysis caused by intervertebral disc disease.