Temporary Service Update


Currently, the University of Florida Animal Hospital will accept wild birds between 8am – 5pm, seven days a week. We are unable to accept backyard poultry.

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Tropical Storm Nicole Updates

Please check this posting for updates about college and hospital patient care schedules related to Hurricane Ian.

Faculty member honored at Celebrating Distinction ceremony

Dr. Cynda Crawford, who holds the Fredrica Salzman Endowed Professorship Chair in Shelter Medicine, was honored during a Celebrating Distinction ceremony on October 13.

UF VETS team deploys in aftermath of Hurricane Ian

The team is providing free veterinary care to animals in need.

College names new executive associate dean

Dr. Chris Adin’s appointment will be effective Oct. 17.


Special Programming/Thanksgiving Holiday

Common Problems Seen in Veterinary Emergency Rooms: Toxicities, Urinary Obstruction and More

No pet owner wants to have to make a trip to the veterinary emergency room, but unfortunately sooner or later many pet owners are faced with a problem their animal…

The Role of the Veterinarian in Fish Farming and Aquaculture

When most people think of farm animals, they conjure traditional farm species, such as ruminants, poultry, swine and horses. But veterinarians also play an important role in the farming of…

Anesthesia in the Companion Animal and the Role of the Anesthesia Technician

If your pet undergoes an invasive procedure, anesthesia is administered to reduce the animal’s discomfort and ensure a safe and comfortable outcome. At the University of Florida Veterinary Hospital, technicians…


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.



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