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.

EHV-1 Response and Update: Experts at the UF Large Animal Hospital have answers about equine herpesvirus infection (EHM) as well as current information for owners and practitioners.


New programs seek justice for victims of animal abuse

Two new programs spearheaded by Dr. Adam Stern aim to bring justice to victims of animal abuse.

UF veterinarians successfully remove shoe from stomach of Nile crocodile

Successful surgery was performed to remove a shoe from the stomach of a 10.5 foot, 341-pound Nile crocodile on Feb. 5.

Animal Airwaves celebrates 10 years of public radio broadcast success

Ten years later, Animal Airwaves is nationally syndicated on public radio and going strong.

Oral health affects all aspects of pet wellness, UF veterinarians say

Routine dental care is a key component of pet wellness, UF veterinarians say.


When canine licking goes awry

Licking is how dogs bathe every day, but there can be too much of a good thing. If your pooch licks so much that it’s affecting their quality of life—or…

Feline senility

With advances in nutrition and veterinary medicine, many cats are living their best—and longest—lives. But they’re also at higher risk of disorders associated with old age, such as cognitive dysfunction,…

Cats sense of taste

Cats are nature’s quintessential meat eaters, so they’re all about protein and fats. That’s why some of their cravings may surprise you. For example, many cats go a bit mental…

The Science of Good Breeding (Original Air Date Nov. 13, 2020)

Veterinarians who specialize in reproduction understand the importance of ensuring the health of your pet every step of the way. Providing pre-breeding genetic tests  and those of of hips, eyes, elbows and hearts to…


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.


Syndicated Podcast

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.