The primary goal of the UF Large Animal Hospital in Gainesville, Florida is to improve your animal’s quality of life through comprehensive care and state-of-the-art diagnostics and treatment options. Click to learn more.
The veterinarians at UF have developed a surgical colic program that has reduced postoperative complications, increased short and long-term survival, and improved the long-term quality of life for horses after colic surgery.
The UF Large Animal Hospital is home to a wide range of veterinary specialty services staffed by board-certified specialists, residents and interns, supported by veterinary technicians.
The wide range of services and veterinarians allow the UF Large Animal Hospital to offer superior care to all large animals; not just horses.
A bout with colic took Watse, a 600-kg Fresian, out of the ring for more than nine months. Click to read the story of the emergency surgery that saved Watse’s life.
An American Drum stallion named Mariah’s Boon was treated in Gainesville at UF in 2009 and is now the 2012 Celebration Breyer Horse. Click on the link to watch the video.