Neonatal foal diseases can appear suddenly and can also be fatal. Read the story of Zara, the Arabian that was diagnosed with an infectious disease that is the most common cause of death in newborn foals.
Showy crotalaria is a plant that grows wild in Florida and is toxic to horses and other farm animals. Click to learn more about how it can affect your animals and the clinical signs to watch for.
West Nile Virus activity has increased throughout various counties in Florida. Read a West Nile Virus report update from the Florida Department of Health.
When breeding goats, kids can seem fine one minute and become an emergency situation the next. Read the story of Maddy-Lynn, the LaMancha goat, who was rushed to the UF Large Animal Hospital on the day she was born for a life-saving emergency.
What happens when your young or middle-aged horse develops lameness? Follow the lameness treatment plan of Roanie, the 13-year-old Quarter Horse, who developed navicular disease.
Recently, two horses from the same farm came to the UF Large Animal Hospital about two days apart showing the same clinical signs of colic. Both horses had surgery at the UF Large Animal Hospital and each had an identical hard impaction in the large colon.
When Wilbur began feeling uncomfortable in his career as a hunter, his pain couldn't be pinpointed. X-rays and ultrasounds showed no evidence of a problem and on the circuit it was difficult to isolate a cause. Click to find out how UF diagnosed and started treatment in one visit.
Colic can be difficult to prevent, but when Adrienne Hudson’s Arabian, Ruby, began showing clinical signs of colic, Hudson was prepared and knew exactly what to do. Read Ruby’s story of her bout with colic that led to an emergency visit to the UF Large Animal Hospital.
Some clinical signs of a neurologic disorder are incoordination, abnormal behavior, limb weakness, muscle wasting and head tilt. View photos of Dr. Mallicote and Dr. MacKay performing neurologic tests at UF.
Congratulations to Jamie for being a winner of the Name That Foal contest from this year's UF College of Veterinary Medicine Open House!