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UF veterinary college names new interim dean following national search

UF veterinary college names new interim dean following national search

Published: Dec 9th, 2019

Dr. Dana Zimmel, a UFCVM alumna and longtime administrator, will lead the college.

Sulcata tortoise

Stray sulcata tortoise gets new home for the holidays

Published: Dec 5th, 2019

The 40-pound tortoise was found wandering loose in High Springs. UF veterinarians were unable to locate her original owner, but one of their own took her in.

Canine melioidosis

UF researchers develop first-ever protocol for treating rare infection in dogs

Published: Oct 25th, 2019

A UF graduate student helped develop a protocol to successfully treat a dog in Thailand with a rare disease.

Dr. Tom Vickroy

Search committee formed for new UF College of Veterinary Medicine dean

Published: Jun 6th, 2019

Administrators at the University of Florida have announced the start of a national search for the next dean of the UF College of Veterinary Medicine.

2019 Distinguished Award winners

College’s 2019 Distinguished Award winners named

Published: May 29th, 2019

Alumni focusing on areas ranging from infectious diseases and manatee health to equine medicine and small animal neurological disease have received the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine’s 2019 […]

Dr. Plummer examines dog during ACVO event.

Nearly 70 dogs participate in national service dog eye event

Published: May 6th, 2019

Nearly 70 dogs get free eye and heart screening exams at UF’s Small Animal Hospital on May 3.

Students Syndaver model

College rises to No. 9 in U.S. News & World Report rankings

Published: May 3rd, 2019

Okapi calf

UF veterinarians collaborate to save the eye of a rare okapi calf

Published: Feb 5th, 2019

UF veterinarians collaborate to correct a rare eye abnormality in an endangered okapi calf.

Dr. Simon Swift examines Zoey a 12-year-old maltese, while her owner, Janette Jordan of Oviedo, looks on. Zoey received a mitral valve repair procedure from Dr. Masami Uechi approximately one year ago in France and has come to UF subsequently for check-ups. (Photo by Sarah Carey)

UF College of Veterinary Medicine to launch new open heart program

Published: Jan 11th, 2019

The program will be a collaboration between UF and renowned veterinary cardiologist Masami Uechi, D.V.M., Ph.D., of Japan.

Dr. Amara Estrada and Dr. Christy Pacak have collaborated on genetic studies relating to a heart condition common in Doberman pinschers.

UF participates in new lifetime study of heart disease in Doberman pinschers

Published: Nov 26th, 2018

A new lifetime study in Dobermans aims to shed light on the role of genetic mutations in a heart disease common to the breed.