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.

May 18, 2022, 9:00 a.m.: The College of Veterinary Medicine and the UF Veterinary Hospitals are experiencing phone and internet outages. Thank you for your patience as we work to restore these services.

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.


UF veterinary students gain shelter medicine skills through clerkship

The college has enhanced the offerings of its shelter program to better serve the local community.

Dog treated successfully for botulism at UF

The 12-year-old English springer spaniel spent 30 days in the UF Small Animal Hospital’s ICU.

College appoints two associate deans to lead clinical operations

Dr. Michael Mison and Dr. Chris Sanchez will jointly lead clinical operations at the UF Veterinary Hospitals.

UF Small Animal Hospital to offer free eye, heart screenings for service animals

The screenings are being offered as part of the ACVO-StokesRX National Service Animal Eye Exam event.


Helping the animal victims of the war in Ukraine

The war in Ukraine is a tragedy for humans and animals alike. As people escape their homes to save their lives, many are taking their beloved pets with them. For…

Rehoming a pet can be a loving decision

There comes a time in some partnerships when a person has tried everything to no avail. That can happen on occasion with pet parents and their behavior-challenged fur babies. If…

Keep your eyes wide open when searching for a service dog

In recent years, the demand for service dogs has shot up as our canine friends have demonstrated their aptitude for helping people with a growing range of disabilities. It can…

Managing Care of Elderly Pets (Archive from 8/8/2021)

Similar to people, pets are living longer lives these days due to improved veterinary care and dietary habits. But with extended lives comes a whole new set of age-related conditions,…


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 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.