Published: December 11th, 2012
The UF Large Animal Surgery Service is informing horse owners about the dangers of cribbing, a stable vice that can lead to epiploic foramen entrapment, a type of colic that can cause death if not treated promptly by surgery.
Published: November 14th, 2012
Please join us for a fun and informative veterinary business event. Learn how to grow your veterinary practice and achieve all of your business goals, whether you are an owner, associate or student. Registration is free for the first 100 to sign up and practitioners can receive up to 5 CE credits!
Published: November 6th, 2012
Neonatal foal diseases can appear suddenly and can also be fatal. Read the story of Zara, the Arabian that was diagnosed with an infectious disease that is the most common cause of death in newborn foals.
Published: November 5th, 2012
Showy crotalaria is a plant that grows wild in Florida and is toxic to horses and other farm animals. Click to learn more about how it can affect your animals and the clinical signs to watch for.
Published: October 30th, 2012
A board-certified veterinary specialist is a veterinarian that has advanced training in a specific area of veterinary medicine and passed an examination in that specialty.
Published: October 24th, 2012
West Nile Virus activity has increased throughout various counties in Florida. Read a West Nile Virus report update from the Florida Department of Health.
Published: October 18th, 2012
When breeding goats, kids can seem fine one minute and become an emergency situation the next. Read the story of Maddy-Lynn, the LaMancha goat, who was rushed to the UF Large Animal Hospital on the day she was born for a life-saving emergency.
Published: October 16th, 2012
The tour will travel to Ocala Stud, where visitors will see a working thoroughbred farm including facilities for care and training of young horses. Other tour stops include the Florida Thoroughbred, Breeders and Owners Association.
Published: October 14th, 2012
What happens when your young or middle-aged horse develops lameness? Follow the lameness treatment plan of Roanie, the 13-year-old Quarter Horse, who developed navicular disease.
Published: October 1st, 2012
The last two weeks of September and the first two weeks of October usually represent the highest activity for mosquitoes in North Florida. Click to read about West Nile Virus transmission, diagnosis and prevention.