UF Large Animal Hospital Medical Director

  • Alison Morton, DVM, MSpVM, DACVS, DACVSMR

Hospital Director

  • Jude Kaufmann

Hospital Manager

  • Kelly Higgs-Rick, LVT

Client Relations Staff

  • Ursula Slumpa-Taber, Client Liaison Supervisor
  • Erin Gorey
  • Samantha Wilkinson
  • James Willis, III

Facilities Staff

  • Tyler Hale, Supervisor
  • Roberto Barrera
  • Hugo Camelo
  • Guadalupe DeAnda
  • Ignacio Mercado
  • Carlos Ontiveros

University of Florida


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.


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.