Wound Management

Advanced Wound Treatment and Reconstructive Surgery

Chronic and/ or large wounds can be difficult to manage and often take weeks to months to heal. The Soft Tissue Surgery Service at the University of Florida Small Animal Hospital specializes in managing these types of wounds.

We offer several advanced methods of wound therapy including:

  • Vacuum-assisted wound closure
  • Shockwave therapy
  • Low level laser therapy
  • Silver dressings
  • Reconstructive surgery

University of Florida


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