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Disaster Preparedness with Animals

Are you ready for a hurricane or other natural disaster? Are your animals?

Get the Facts about Canine Influenza

Have questions about canine influenza? Veterinarians and pet owners can visit our canine influenza page to get answers to frequently asked questions.

UF Veterinary Emergency Team Saves Doberman from Near-Drowning Episode

What a lucky dog! Read about Bo, a young Doberman, who was saved by our Emergency and Critical Care Team after nearly drowning in the family pool.

First-of-its-Kind Surgery Saved Dog’s Life

Read about Rumple, a 14-pound Havanese, who was diagnosed with a severe heart condition and underwent a new procedure at UF.

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Zimmel named college’s associate dean for clinical services

Dr. Dana Zimmel, UF Veterinary Hospital's chief of staff since 2010, has been named associate dean for clinical services

What you need to know about Canine Influenza (Dog Flu)

Dog flu is a contagious respiratory disease in dogs caused by a specific Type A influenza virus referred to as a “canine influenza virus.” This is a disease of dogs, not of humans.

Raw Frozen Cat Food Recall

Primal Pet Foods Voluntarily Recalls A Single Lot of Raw Frozen Cat Food

Rare parasite colonizing snails in South Florida

The rat lungworm is a nematode that can affect both animals and humans.

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How pets party down

When pet parents cut loose in the summer, we need to keep one thing in mind. Our idea of celebration is very different from that of our pets. Noises, blasts of light and the smoky smell of fireworks...

Learning to prevent leptospirosis

Leptospirosis is a potentially fatal bacterial infection that can strike pets, especially dogs. It can also be transmitted from animals to people. While it used to be rare, leptospirosis is diagnosed...

Genes over muscle: an equine epic

Polysaccharide [poly-sack-a-ride] storage myopathy—or PSSM1—is a genetic muscle disease of horses. While you can’t prevent it, you can watch for signs in your equine buddy. PSSM1 was discovered...

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