Driving animal, human and environmental health forward

The UF College of Veterinary Medicine stands apart with nationally recognized care for animal patients, leading-edge science research and a proven training ground to prepare veterinarians of the future.

9th Our ranking among veterinary medical colleges nationwide, according to U.S. News & World Report.

1st The only college of veterinary medicine in the state of Florida.

2nd Our UF Small Animal Hospital caseload is the 2nd-largest among academic veterinary hospitals in the U.S.

PIONEERS IN VETERINARY CARE & DISCOVERY

First canine total ankle replacement surgery in Florida performed at UF

A 7-year-old Labrador retriever named Leo was the first canine in the Sunshine State to have a total ankle replacement surgery and one of only a handful around the globe to undergo the procedure.

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UF veterinary researchers discover new disease proving fatal to gopher tortoises

Whether the new deadly bacteria is a recently introduced organism or has been present but not recognized is unknown. A team of researchers at UF discover a new species of bacteria.

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UF VET MED VOICE PODCASTS

What makes a manatee’s life difficult…and how science can lend a helping hand

Manatees, our canaries in the waterways, are a unique representative of the multi-layered problems in Florida’s aquatic systems and steps we can take to improve the environment for all animals that are affected negatively by human activity.

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Identification of a new treatment for widespread allergic disease in horses

Horse Heaves, recurrent airway obstruction also known as COPD, is the most prevalent lung disease in horses. This research could be life-changing for horses, particularly performance horses currently prevented from competing.

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DISCOVERY THROUGH research

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Veterinary Page

A bimonthly 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.