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The UF Small Animal Hospital is the leading referral facility for patients throughout Florida and the Southeast. We are committed to offering the best-possible treatment for your pet via a wide range of expertise in many specialties.

NEWS FROM AROUND THE COLLEGE

UF researchers discover new disease fatal to gopher tortoises

Whether the new deadly bacteria is a recently introduced organism or has been present but not recognized is unknown.

Large animal medicine professor named associate dean for academic and student affairs

Dr. Amanda House has held the position on an interim basis since last year.

First canine total ankle replacement surgery in Florida performed on dog at UF

A 7-year-old Labrador named Leo has returned to normal activities following successful surgery to treat his chronic ankle arthritis. He was the first dog in Florida and one of only…

Dana Zimmel appointed permanent dean at UF College of Veterinary Medicine

The first woman to serve the college as dean, Dr. Zimmel has held the post on an interim basis since 2019.

ANIMAL AIRWAVES

ARCHIVE from May 18, 2018: “Urinary Stones in Cats and Dogs

Urinary stones are frequently responsible for lower urinary tract disease in dogs and cats, and can be caused by multiple factors. Dr. Alex Gallagher, a small animal medicine specialist, will…

Diagnosis and Treatment of Down Dogs (Archive from Sept. 4, 2020)

If your dog is suddenly unable to rise, or can’t move its legs, that’s a scary situation for any pet owner. However, the causes for these signs can vary greatly,…

The Role of Veterinary Forensic Pathology in Animal Cruelty Investigations

Unfortunately, animal cruelty is all around us.  Although animal cruelty investigations are led by law enforcement, veterinarians play a huge role in these investigations.  On this show, Dr. Adam Stern, a…

Mobility Issues with Geriatric Pets

Just like in people, animal health and strength tend to decline with age. Have you noticed that your aging pet is having more difficulty getting around? Signs of mobility can…

PAYMENT METHODS ACCEPTED

Fees for outpatient visits are to be paid in full at the time of service. Hospital admission, including emergencies, requires a deposit of 75% of the high end of the estimate with the remaining balance due at time of discharge. We accept cash, checks and major credit cards. The UF Veterinary Hospitals do not offer payment plans, however, we do accept CareCredit. To pay your bill or for more information regarding our financial policies, visit our financial services page.

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As part of both the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and UF Health, Veterinary Medicine is dedicated to advancing animal, human and environmental health through teaching, research, extension and patient care.

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Animal Hospitals

Need animal care? Visit the UF Small Animal and Large Animal Hospitals. From dogs, cats, birds and exotics to horses, cattle, llamas, pigs and many other large farm or food animals, our experienced veterinary staff is ready to assist.

Animal Airwaves

Syndicated Podcast

Animal Airwaves

Animal Airwaves is a daily radio series that features one-minute segments relating to animal health, ranging from insights into animal behavior to veterinary patient care breakthroughs and trends.

Animal Airwaves