Chemo-Thermo Treatment

The UF Large Animal Hospital Medicine service is now offering chemo-thermo treatment for horses with inoperable skin cancers such as melanomas, sarcoids and squamous cell carcinomas.

Equine Extended Care Service at UF

The UF Large Animal Hospital has launched an exciting new service exclusively for our clients.

Macrolide-Induced Hyperthermia in Foals

UF veterinarians conducted a study and found that erythromycin, which is used to treat bacterial infections, disrupts the foals’ ability to sweat. Owners and caretakers should take precautions.

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Success Story: Wonder’s Recovery from Pericarditis & Pleuropneumonia

Read about the 7-year-old Tennessee Walking Horse, Wonder, and her recovery from pericarditis and pleuropneumonia at UF.

Poisonous Pasture Plants

Be watchful of these potentially toxic pasture plants and make sure your horse, cattle, goats, poultry, and dogs do not have access to them.

State Veterinarian Releases Interactive Equine Disease Map

State Veterinarian Releases Interactive Equine Disease Map

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has released a new webmap to track equine diseases. Florida’s Equine Reportable Disease Map is an interactive way to look at disease occurrence […]

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Keeping outdoor cats comfy in winter

Try as you might, does your cat refuse to live inside? If so, here are some ways to keep your feline friend safe during the winter. Once temperatures fall into the low 40s, extra shelter is a must....

Taking the bite out of feline fear

Fear is a powerful thing. It can turn a placid pussycat into a tooth-baring dervish in the veterinary clinic. There was a time when the only safe way to restrain a panicked cat was with anesthesia....

Deer and dogs: a risky business

If you’re a pooch parent, you’ve likely seen or heard how dogs chase deer. Just like their wolf ancestors, our canine companions may instinctively pursue the animals. So, it’s sobering to hear...

What our clients have to say:

I had a great experience at the UF large animal hospital

Iris came to the clinic with lameness in her back and hind limb. The exam was very thorough, by examining her and riding her in the fabulous new riding ring at the clinic.