The popular community event is back after a four-year hiatus.
Key contributions of Louise Courtelis and her late husband, Alec, in the 1980s-90s made possible the success the UFCVM enjoys today.
The screenings are part of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists-Epicur Pharma national event.
But some patients, whose genetic makeup gives them more protection, have a better chance of fending off infection from the virus.
The procedure used to successfully remove the horse's gastric impaction was developed at UF.
A $510,000 grant will fund an accelerated one-year internship program for six veterinarians.
The eagle was released at Alligator Lake park, near the spot of its original rescue.
The UF investigators aim to develop a better vaccine for animals and to ultimately develop a vaccine for humans as well.
Dr. Cynda Crawford, who holds the Fredrica Salzman Endowed Professorship Chair in Shelter Medicine, was honored during a Celebrating Distinction ceremony on October 13.
The team is providing free veterinary care to animals in need.