Temporary Service Update


At this time, the University of Florida Small Animal Hospital cannot accept any wild birds or backyard poultry.

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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.

Hurricane Ian updates

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

Decrease in spay-neuter surgeries during pandemic may undermine pet welfare

Progress made over decades to control overpopulation of dogs and cats is at risk.


Encocrine Tumors of Dogs and Cats

Endocrine tumors are relatively rare in dogs and cats compared to other forms of cancer. Due to the role of the endocrine system, however, their potential impact on health is…

From Wildlife to Other Animals and Humans: How and Why Diseases Spread

The news is full of accounts of viruses jumping species from animal to animal and subsequently to humans. But why and how is this happening, and how are patterns of…

Managing Common Diseases of Wild and Farmed Deer (Archive from May 20, 2022)

Epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus is a pathogen transmitted by midges that causes significant economic loss in the white-tailed deer farming industry and affects wild deer as well. On this show,…

Demystifying Your Pet’s Eye Examination: What to Expect (Archive from Dec. 3, 2021)

If your pet is having eye or vision problems, it should be seen by a veterinarian immediately, but routine eye examinations are part of regular physical examinations. Tests performed on…


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

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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