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.


Harnessing genome editing for COVID-19 drug discovery

A UF research team is using genomic editing in the fight against COVID-19.

Dietary changes may help ward off lupus, UF Health researchers find

A change in diet may protect against gut-bacteria dysfunction that leads to lupus in mice, UF Health researchers have found.

UF veterinarians successfully using new placenta-derived treatment for animals with severe bone loss

A human placenta-derived compound is being used with promising results by UF veterinarians to treat animals with severe bone loss.

Mississippi horse recuperating well at home after treatment at UF to correct heart arrhythmia

UF’s array of veterinary cardiology services convinced horse’s owners to drive him to Gainesville for treatment.


Piggybacked allergies in horses

If your horse has insect bite hypersensitivity, which is a skin allergy to tiny flies, other allergies are more likely too — especially those involving the respiratory tract. In particular,…

Challenges of creating homemade canine diets

As a pooch parent, one of the biggest responsibilities you have is feeding your buddy a nutritious, complete diet. That can be tough if you make it yourself. Whatever your…

Feline challenges with heartworm disease

With mosquito season here, it’s time to remind cat parents that their feline kids are not immune to heartworm disease. Cats are more resistant than dogs to infections with adult…

Doggedly rescuing people

We’ve all heard stories about canine loyalty and uncommon rescues, but only recently have these traits undergone scientific scrutiny. A recent study examined the rescue instincts of 60 canine companions….


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.