FAQs

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The UF Large Animal Hospital is part of the UF College of Veterinary Medicine.  We embrace a team approach and value the importance of education and leading-edge technology, enabling us to provide excellent care for your animal. The medical team is directed by a board-certified veterinarian. Other team members may include residents, interns, technicians and senior veterinary medical students. We encourage our students to participate with the supervision of a veterinarian.

Thank you for choosing to be a part of the educational process for the next generation of veterinarians.

Common Questions

Will you be conducting research on my animal?

We will never include a patient in our research without the owner’s consent.

How do I receive a copy of my animal’s medical record?

Contact Client Relations to request copies by dialing (352) 392-2229. A Client Liaison will indicate the charges for processing the copies of the requested records and a consent form to release medical information will be sent to you to be completed prior to processing your request.

How do I get a refill on a prescription?

If you have a prescription from us and it says that you have refills available, please call the pharmacy at (352) 294-4614. If you would like the prescription mailed to you, prepayment will be required along with the shipping fee. For more information, visit the UF Veterinary Pharmacy website.

Can my animal take part in any clinical trials?

Depending on the criteria for our clinical trials, your animal may be able to participate.

Visit the large animal clinical trials page.

How do I become a veterinarian?

Visit the UF College of Veterinary Medicine admissions website.

Does the UF Large Animal Hospital have any job openings available?

Click to view all jobs at the University of Florida, including jobs within the UF College of Veterinary Medicine.

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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.

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