EXCEPTIONAL MEDICINE. EXPERIENCED CARE.

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.


FREE EQUINE CONFERENCE

2021 Healthy Horses Virtual Conference

Our annual Equine Extension event will be held the entire month of October 2021 and is FREE to the general public. Registration required.

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.


NEWS FROM AROUND THE COLLEGE

UF to open new veterinary hospital at Ocala’s World Equestrian Center

The new facility will be known as the UF Veterinary Hospital at WEC.

College aims to enhance diversity recruitment efforts through mentoring program

The UFCVM has received a two-year grant from the USDA to start a mentoring program for high-schoolers from underrepresented populations,

UF researchers discover new disease fatal to gopher tortoises

Whether the new deadly bacteria is a recently introduced organism or has been present but not recognized is unknown.

Large animal medicine professor named associate dean for academic and student affairs

Dr. Amanda House has held the position on an interim basis since last year.

ANIMAL AIRWAVES

Palliative Care for Veterinary Cancer Patients

Although advanced therapies have greatly enhanced the outcomes in pets with cancer, in some cases, treatment takes the form of palliation — defined as treating the symptoms of a disease…

After Surgery: Postoperative Care for Pets

So your pet has had surgery. What now? Post-operative care is critical for a safe and successful recovery, and both you and your veterinarian will need to partner in the…

Common Eye Problems in Pets (Archive from Aug. 13, 2016)

Dogs and cats experience eye problems, just as people do. They can have problems with vision loss as well as conditions experienced by their humans, such as glaucoma, cataracts, corneal…

Wild Animal Anesthesia

The very nature of wild animals dictates that most of their handling in a medical setting requires sedation or anesthesia, from a basic clinical examination to other types of medical…

PAYMENT METHODS ACCEPTED

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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IFAS

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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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.

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