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Dr. Amara Estrada

Mending hearts and forging discoveries in animal health

Published: April 8th, 2013

Dr. Amara Estrada’s work in veterinary cardiology at UF is featured in the Haile Village Journal.

For canine crusader, knee surgery makes a world of difference

Published: March 25th, 2013

For canine crusader, knee surgery makes a world of difference.

Ailing pets getting hyperbaric chamber treatment

Published: February 27th, 2013

A recent AP article and video on the use of hyperbaric chamber therapy for pets featured UF’s Small Animal Hospital.

UF veterinarians save dog with tetanus infection

Published: January 18th, 2013

A puppy with the most severe tetanus infection seen by UF veterinarians in recent memory survived and is now thriving.

UF veterinarians help aquatic mammals tangled in fishing line

Published: January 7th, 2013

The UF Aquatic Animal Health team has been active in developing new knowledge related to helping stranded marine mammals.

UF researchers: Rare human parasite found in U.S. horse for first time

Published: November 15th, 2012

A rare, potentially fatal species of parasite never before found in North America has been identified in a Florida horse.

UF treats first animal in new hyperbaric chamber

Published: October 31st, 2012

UF veterinarians have treated their first patient in a new hyperbaric chamber at UF’s Small Animal Hospital. The dog is doing well at home after having survived multiple bites on its face from a rattlesnake.

UF’s first total knee replacement surgery in dog successful

Published: October 18th, 2012

UF veterinarians performed their first total knee replacement surgery on a dog in February. Mica, a 9-year-old Labrador, received a clean bill of health during a check-up on Oct. 10.

Analysis of bacterial genes may help ID cause of dog brain disease, say UF researchers

Published: September 27th, 2012

By analyzing the genes of bacteria, University of Florida researchers have moved a step closer to pinpointing how two brain disorders common in small-breed dogs occur.

Immunology researcher named associate dean for research

Immunology researcher named associate dean for research

Published: September 18th, 2012

Dr. Ammon B. Peck, an immunology researcher and professor at UF, has been named associate dean of research and graduate studies.