Ranked #9 in The U.S.

Ranked #9 among veterinary medical colleges nationwide by U.S. News & World Report, we are Florida’s only College of Veterinary Medicine. We teach the veterinarians of the future and provide leading-edge care to animal patients from throughout the Southeast through the UF Veterinary Hospitals. Our programs in biomedical research advance the science of animal, human and environmental health.

Recent news

UF to open new veterinary hospital at Ocala’s…

The new facility will be known as the UF Veterinary Hospital at WEC.

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College aims to enhance diversity recruitment…

The UFCVM has received a two-year grant from the USDA to start a mentoring program for high-schoolers from underrepresented populations,

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UF researchers discover new disease fatal to…

Whether the new deadly bacteria is a recently introduced organism or has been present but not recognized is unknown.

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Education

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DVM Admissions

We seek students who possess the academic capability to manage a rigorous science-based curriculum, while also demonstrating strong interpersonal and teamwork related communication skills.

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DVM Students

From first-year orientation and leadership experience to commencement and everything in between, our faculty and staff offer UF College of Veterinary Medicine students a wide range of support through a variety of activities and services.

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Graduate Studies

The Office of Research and Graduate Studies coordinates training programs for graduate degree-seeking students (PhD, MS) and for those seeking graduate degrees in combination with professional or residency programs. We also offer non-traditional (online) programs, including degrees and certificates in select areas.

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Research

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Leading discovery through innovation and faculty expertise

Our goal is to be a global leader in biomedical research to advance animal, human and environmental health.

Gut Study story

In the spotlight: Equine recurrent Uveitis study

Patient care

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Small Animal Hospital

The UF Small Animal Hospital is the leading referral facility for patients throughout Florida and the Southeast. We are committed to offering the best-possible treatment for your pet via a wide range of expertise in many specialties.

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Large Animal Hospital

The UF Large Animal Hospital provides advanced diagnostics and veterinary care to horses, cattle, alpacas, llamas, goats, pigs, and other large farm or food animals. We also offer emergency and extended care services.

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UF PETs in Ocala

UF PETS

The UF Pet Emergency Treatment Service offers compassionate care by our emergency and critical care specialists after hours, weekends and holidays to pets in need of immediate care in the Ocala area.

UF PETS

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The UF Veterinary Hospital at WEC

Opening Spring 2022, the new veterinary hospital at the World Equestrian Center in Ocala will bring access to UF’s breadth of expertise to equine athletes and small animals visiting the center.

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In the spotlight: Surgical Oncology

College facts

# 9 The college is ranked #9 among veterinary colleges nationwide by U.S. News & World Report.

# 2 Our UF Small Animal Hospital caseload is the 2nd largest among academic veterinary hospitals in the U.S.

College Publications

VAB

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Veterinary Page

A newsletter for faculty, staff and students of the UF College of Veterinary Medicine.

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Florida Veterinarian

A magazine for alumni, faculty and friends of the UF College of Veterinary Medicine.