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Why are jerky treats killing pets? FDA asks for help

Published: Oct 24th, 2013

FDA asks owners and veterinarians to send in information and samples.

Dog that saved family gets hero’s treatment at Small Animal Hospital

Published: Oct 10th, 2013

Onyx, a pit bull hero whose barking alerted his family about a fire in their home, was treated for severe burns at the UF Small Animal Hospital.

Cat has rock removed from windpipe in rare procedure

Published: Sep 5th, 2013

A cat is recuperating well after receiving a procedure to remove a rock from its windpipe at UF.

Spotlight on blood donors

Published: Aug 26th, 2013

Dogs helping dogs: The Gainesville Sun spotlights UF Small Animal Hospital’s blood donor program.

UF trial saves snake-bitten dogs

Published: Jul 26th, 2013

An anti-venom study being conducted at the UF Small Animal hospital has treated and saved the lives of 12 dogs so far.

Florida panther recuperating after surgery at UF

Published: Jun 11th, 2013

A young Florida panther is recuperating after surgery performed June 8 at UF’s Small Animal Hospital to repair a broken leg.

UF veterinarians save pregnant dog with pancreatitis – and her puppies

Published: Apr 30th, 2013

Treatment at UF’s Pet Emergency Treatment Services in Ocala and in Gainesville saved pregnant dog and her puppies.

For canine crusader, knee surgery makes a world of difference

Published: Mar 25th, 2013

For Erik Bendl, known as “World Guy” for his countrywide treks to promote diabetes awareness, the world’s weight got a little lighter after his dog, Nice, underwent knee surgery at the University of Florida Small Animal Hospital.

UF’s first total knee replacement surgery in dog successful

Published: Oct 18th, 2012

UF veterinarians performed their first total knee replacement surgery on a dog in February. Mica, a 9-year-old Labrador, received a clean bill of health during a check-up on Oct. 10.