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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.

Larry Ferguson of Gainesville with his two dogs, Max and Whiskey

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.

Baby Girl outside hospital following recheck.

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.

Dr. Julie Levy and cats

Study: Vaccine controls fertility longterm in female cats

Published: September 29th, 2011

University of Florida researchers, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, report that a single dose of an immunocontraceptive vaccine controls fertility over multiple years in adult female cats.

Dean Hoffsis speaks to a group gathered for the grand opening of the new college auditorium on Aug. 19.

New high-tech auditorium unveiled

Published: August 26th, 2011

The college unveiled a new, high-tech auditorium in a grand opening dedication held Aug. 19. The facility will enhance teaching and learning opportunities for students and faculty.