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 LINAC at UF veterinary college enhances cancer treatment for animals

UF’s veterinary oncology team began treating patients with the new LINAC in September.

College names new chair of large animal clinical sciences

Dr. Dianne McFarlane joins UF in her new role on Dec. 15.

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,


Once again, the fate of mustangs and wild burros hangs in the balance

A battle is raging over the fate of 86,000 thousand mustangs and wild burros remaining in the western United States. During the past 50 years, the Bureau of Land Management…

Stopping lanternflies while keeping other animals safe

Since its U.S. debut in 2014, the spotted lanternfly has spread to 14 states in the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast and Midwest, wreaking havoc on trees, grapevines and other plants along the…

More dangers of raw-meat diets to pets and their humans

Some pet parents know about the risks raw meat diets pose to pets. Bacterial contamination can still make pets sick, but there are other dangers, too. A recent study showed…

Archive from March 3, 2021: “Congestive Heart Failure in Pets: Living Their Best Life Possible”

Congestive heart failure affects dogs and cats in a similar way to people. Regardless of the underlying cause of heart failure, the symptoms, treatment approaches, and goals are similar. Although…


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.