Open House 2017

Join us on Saturday, April 15, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at our annual Open House! This event is free and open to the public. Click for more information.

UF Veterinary Emergency Team Saves Doberman from Near-Drowning Episode

What a lucky dog! Read about Bo, a young Doberman, who was saved by our Emergency and Critical Care Team after nearly drowning in the family pool.

First-of-its-Kind Surgery Saved Dog’s Life

Read about Rumple, a 14-pound Havanese, who was diagnosed with a severe heart condition and underwent a new procedure at UF.

What are the benefits of laser surgery?

Laser surgery has many benefits for treating a variety of skin conditions. Learn more about this procedure performed by Dr. Domenico Santoro from our dermatology service.

UF Small Animal Hospital Achieves High Level of Veterinary Excellence

Gainesville, FL — The University of Florida Small Animal Hospital has achieved the highest level of veterinary excellence following a thorough evaluation by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). The […]

Feline Toxins and Poisons

Feline Poison Prevention

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Zimmel named college’s associate dean for clinical services

Dr. Dana Zimmel, UF Veterinary Hospital's chief of staff since 2010, has been named associate dean for clinical services

What you need to know about Canine Influenza (Dog Flu)

Dog flu is a contagious respiratory disease in dogs caused by a specific Type A influenza virus referred to as a “canine influenza virus.” This is a disease of dogs, not of humans.

Raw Frozen Cat Food Recall

Primal Pet Foods Voluntarily Recalls A Single Lot of Raw Frozen Cat Food

Rare parasite colonizing snails in South Florida

The rat lungworm is a nematode that can affect both animals and humans.

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A cat’s breath away from a diagnosis

As befits a carnivore through and through, a cat’s breath isn’t expected to be fresh as a daisy. But breath that’s especially pungent may be sending medical signals. The most common cause of...

The rewards of fostering

If you have space in your home and extra love in your heart, have you considered fostering an animal from the shelter? Animals are fostered when they’re not quite ready for adoption. This doesn’t...

Keeping dental disease at bay

Periodontal disease—that is, disease of tissues that support the teeth—is a big problem in our pets. In fact, up to 80 percent of dogs and cats are affected by age 3. That’s even more surprising...

Upcoming Events

Apr15

Open House

From 10:00am until 4:00pm