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.


College to honor Class of 2020 in virtual commencement ceremony

Mark your calendars! College plans virtual commencement ceremony to honor new graduates.

Congratulations to our Spring M.S. and Ph.D. recipients

We congratulate our spring recipients of M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in this video presentation.

UF researchers shine light on dearth of research on how anti-cancer drugs impact aquatic ecosystems

A group of UF graduate students developed a critical review of what’s known — and unknown — about the effects of certain cancer drugs on aquatic ecosystems. Their conclusion: few…

UF veterinary college faculty thank coworkers, support local businesses by donating lunches

Faculty from UF’s Veterinary Hospitals donated lunches to staff who kept the hospitals running after the coronavirus pandemic hit, supporting local restaurants in the process.


Blood Donation in Dogs and Cats: Why Transfusion Medicine Saves Lives

Original Airdate: Sept. 27, 2019 The gift of blood in a medical emergency saves animal as well as human lives. Learn more about the blood types of dogs and cats,…

Why veterinarians contributing to public policy makes sense

When you consider people making public policy, chances are veterinarians don’t come to mind first. But involving veterinarians makes perfect sense. Certain governmental agencies and departments, such as the Department…

Ticks and dogs: an unholy alliance

As the weather gets warmer, it’s time to focus once again on protecting our dogs against ticks and the diseases they can transmit. If your pooch spends any amount of…

Crushing the curve on dog bites

More than 4.5 million people sustain dog bites each year and over 800,000 require medical treatment. The good news is that most dog bites are preventable. Dogs usually bite as…


Fees for visits are to be paid in full at the time of service.  For your convenience we accept cash, checks, MasterCard, Visa, Discover, American Express and Care Credit. Individuals other than the owner admitting an animal must provide written treatment authorization signed by the owner or be able to assume financial responsibility for the total cost of the visit.  Pay your bill online.

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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 veterinarian 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