THE UF Large Animal Hospital provides advanced diagnostics and veterinary care to horses, cattle, alpacas, llamas, goats, pigs, and other large farm or food animals. We serve as the clinical teaching environment for veterinarians of tomorrow.


Veterinary forensic pathologist seeks justice in animal abuse cases

Dr. Adam Stern’s new programs aim to identify cases of animal abuse.

Gauntt Foundation gifts UF veterinary college with $3 million for equipment to treat cancer patients

The new LINAC will enhance radiation oncology treatment for small animal cancer patients.

Goldendoodle survives rare tumor after treatment by UF veterinarians

The 12-year-old dog was given only weeks to live without intervention, but has recovered well from surgery at UF.

Smartphone-based saliva test that can detect COVID-19 earns UF professor honors in national contest

Dr. Rhoel Dinglasan and his industry collaborators won 2nd place in a tech competition sponsored by the NIH for a smartphone-based, rapid saliva test they developed that can detect COVID-19,…


Pesky Skin Parasites (original air: Dec. 13, 2014)

Does your pet have a constant itch? Understanding and managing allergies in pets can be a huge challenge, both for pet owners and their veterinarians. In a follow-up to an…

Bee best

Bees may be the most important agricultural animals we have. After all, these busy pollinators are integral to the economic interests of crop growers. Honeybees are also food producers. But…

Solving the puzzle of New Guinea singing dogs

Too often we hear about animals that have become extinct. So, how refreshing to learn about a species that went the other way. As the name suggests, New Guinea singing…

Contact tracing is old hat for livestock

By now, we all know how contact tracing helps control infections. But did you know that it’s been used for years to track the spread of disease in livestock? The…


Fees for visits are to be paid in full at the time of service.  For your convenience we accept cash, checks, MasterCard, Visa, Discover, American Express and CareCredit. Individuals other than the owner admitting an animal must provide written treatment authorization signed by the owner or be able to assume financial responsibility for the total cost of the visit.  Pay your bill online.

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As part of both the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and UF Health, Veterinary Medicine is dedicated to advancing animal, human and environmental health through teaching, research, extension and patient care.

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Animal Hospitals

Need animal care? Visit the UF Small Animal and Large Animal Hospitals. From dogs, cats, birds and exotics to horses, cattle, llamas, pigs and many other large farm or food animals, our experienced veterinary staff is ready to assist.


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Animal Airwaves

Animal Airwaves is a daily radio series that features one-minute segments relating to animal health, ranging from insights into animal behavior to veterinary patient care breakthroughs and trends.