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Through UF Veterinary Extension, the UF Large Animal Hospital helps keep the Gainesville, Ocala, Jacksonville and surrounding areas informed about the latest updates on equine health. For other information about hospital activities and specialties, view our recent posts below, and be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter!

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Non-infectious Respiratory Diseases of the Horse

Mar 20th, 2015

This Saturday, March 21st at 1:00 pm, Dr. Sarah Reuss will present..

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Tristar Equine Issues Voluntary Recall of Gastrotec

Mar 19th, 2015

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

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Rare parasite colonizing snails in South Florida

Feb 27th, 2015

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

UF West Nile Virus FAQs

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

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.

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UF Veterinary Medicine team rescues newborn calf

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.

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Zebu recuperating at home after treatment at UF for kidney injury

Dec 18th, 2014

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

Figure 2. Indigo spicata showing typical pink flowers and clusters of pods (upper part of image) growing at University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Creeping Indigo Toxicity

Nov 3rd, 2014

View photos of and learn about creeping indigo toxicity in Florida.

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Pony Foals Available for Sale

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!

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Dr. Morton & New Equine Sports Performance Arena

Oct 13th, 2014

The Fall 2014 issue of Florida Veterinarian magazine, featuring Dr. Alison Morton, is now online and available for viewing as a PDF.

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2014 Small Ruminant Production Conference

Oct 1st, 2014

The program will focus on goat and sheep health, nutrition, production efficiency and management for your herd or flock. Click to access the registration flyer.