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Equine Extended Care Service at UF

Published: Jun 29th, 2016

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

Macrolide-Induced Hyperthermia in Foals

Published: Feb 29th, 2016

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.

State Veterinarian Releases Interactive Equine Disease Map

State Veterinarian Releases Interactive Equine Disease Map

Published: Jun 17th, 2015

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 […]

Name that Foal Contest Winner

Published: May 26th, 2015

Congratulations to five-year-old Cailyn for being the winner of our Name That Foal Contest this year! The filly, also named Cailyn, was part of the annual “Name That Foal” contest […]

Tristar Equine Issues Voluntary Recall of Gastrotec

Published: Mar 19th, 2015

Tristar Equine Marketing, LLC is voluntarily recalling all lots of Gastrotec down to the consumer level.

FDA Issues Warning Letters for Unapproved Omeprazole Drugs Marketed for Use in Horses

Published: Jan 6th, 2015

These products have not been reviewed by the FDA for safety and effectiveness. FDA testing also revealed that several of these products contained higher or lower levels of omeprazole than stated on their labels.

UF Veterinary Medicine team rescues newborn calf

Published: Jan 5th, 2015

UF College of Veterinary Medicine Director John Haven and his team worked with Alachua County Fire Rescue to rescue a newborn calf from a sinkhole.

Pet Zebu

Zebu recuperating at home after treatment at UF for kidney injury

Published: Dec 18th, 2014

A pet zebu is recuperating at home after receiving lifesaving hemodialysis treatment at UF for kidney injury.

Pony Foals Available for Sale

Published: Oct 20th, 2014

We have several pony foals available from our herd at the hospital. They are all healthy and ready for new, loving and approved homes only. There are some super cute little show prospects in the group!

Equine Reproduction: Behavior & Transition Phases

Published: Sep 23rd, 2014

Do you know why horses are called “seasonal breeders”? Audrey Kelleman, DVM, DACT, explains the seasonal transitions for broodmares.