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.


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.

College breaks record in food drive donations

The food bank’s “Top 10” holiday drives has included the college for two years in a row.


A Team Approach: Veterinary Specialists Help Primary Care Vets Improve Pet Health

Collaborative care to enhance patient care outcomes happens when primary care veterinarians enlist the help of qualified veterinary medical specialists to solve complex cases or those requiring resources unavailable at…

Unexplained feline weight loss

With the focus on feline obesity, you might not notice your cat’s weight loss—especially if he’s eating normally. If cats aren’t competing for food or negotiating other feline foibles, weight…

Tracking a viral killer

One year ago, the first cases of a novel pneumonia were reported from Wuhan, China. While COVID-19 still rages, scientists are trying to discover where SARS-CoV-2 [sahrs-cō-vē-2] came from and…

In praise of veterinary nutritionists

In case you don’t know much about them, veterinary nutritionists provide invaluable services to both pets and their parents. Not only do these board-certified specialists create individualized diet plans for…


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.