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

New programs seek justice for victims of animal…

Two new programs spearheaded by Dr. Adam Stern aim to bring justice to victims of animal abuse.

Dr. Adam Stern

UF veterinarians successfully remove shoe from…

Successful surgery was performed to remove a shoe from the stomach of a 10.5 foot, 341-pound Nile crocodile on Feb. 5.

Crocodile shoe removal

Animal Airwaves celebrates 10 years of public…

Ten years later, Animal Airwaves is nationally syndicated on public radio and going strong.

Dana Hill and Glen Hoffsis

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.

Students at FLE

UF College of Veterinary Medicine

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.

Dr. Denslow and students

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.

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Patient care

UF veterinary hospitals

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.

Dr. Bustamante and Desi

UF veterinary hospitals

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.

Dr. Chris Sanchez and horse with Heather.

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

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

UF college of veterinary medicine

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.

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IFAS

As part of both the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and UF Health, Veterinary Medicine is dedicated to advancing animal, human and environmental health through teaching, research, extension and patient care.

IFAS

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Animal Hospitals

Need animal care? Visit the UF Small Animal and Large Animal Hospitals. From dogs, cats, birds and exotics to horses, cattle, llamas, pigs and many other large farm or food animals, our experienced veterinarian staff is ready to assist.

Animal Airwaves

Syndicated Podcast

Animal Airwaves

Animal Airwaves is a daily radio series that features one-minute segments relating to animal health, ranging from insights into animal behavior to veterinary patient care breakthroughs and trends.

Animal Airwaves