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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.

Dr. James W. Lloyd

College’s dean honored by national business group

Published: Jul 16th, 2018

The college’s dean, Dr. James W. Lloyd, has been honored by a national veterinary medical business group.

3-D Printing a game changer for veterinary surgery at UF

Published: Jul 13th, 2018

The advantages of 3-D printing technology in veterinary medicine include enhanced surgical outcomes due to reduced risk made possible by pre-surgery planning.

Dr. Chris Adin, SACS Department Chair

Adin named chair of small animal clinical sciences department

Published: Jul 10th, 2018

Dr. Chris Adin, a former UFCVM faculty member, will start his new job on Sept. 1.

Dog hit by golf cart defeats death three times after treatment at UF

Published: Mar 20th, 2018

A young dachshund named Rupert, run over by a golf cart in Ocala on Feb. 19, is now living a charmed life after being resuscitated three times by UF veterinarians.

College plays key role in Hurricane Irma relief

Published: Sep 28th, 2017

The college rallied to provide assistance to pet owners, veterinarians and animals of many species throughout the state after Hurricane Irma.

Dr. Jenna Rooks prepares to administer the canine flu vaccine to a dog belonging to a UF veterinary medical student during a clinic held on June 22 at the UF Small Animal Hospital.

UF plays key role in managing new dog flu emergence

Published: Jul 13th, 2017

UF has played a major role in managing the emergence of a highly contagious strain of dog flu.

UF Small Animal Hospital to offer free eye screenings to service animals May 12

Published: Mar 13th, 2017

The event is sponsored by the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists and StokesRx.