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CE Opportunity for Veterinarians

Published: November 14th, 2012

Please join us for a fun and informative veterinary business event. Learn how to grow your veterinary practice and achieve all of your business goals, whether you are an owner, associate or student. Registration is free for the first 100 to sign up and practitioners can receive up to 5 CE credits!

Success Story of the Month: Septic Foal Care

Published: November 6th, 2012

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 and Horses

Published: November 5th, 2012

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.

What is a board-certified veterinary specialist?

What is a board-certified veterinary specialist?

Published: October 30th, 2012

A board-certified veterinary specialist is a veterinarian that has advanced training in a specific area of veterinary medicine and passed an examination in that specialty.

West Nile Virus Update: November, 2012

Published: October 24th, 2012

West Nile Virus activity has increased throughout various counties in Florida. Read a West Nile Virus report update from the Florida Department of Health.

Success Story of the Month: The LaMancha Emergency

Published: October 18th, 2012

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.

Farm City Council Tour & Luncheon

Published: October 16th, 2012

The tour will travel to Ocala Stud, where visitors will see a working thoroughbred farm including facilities for care and training of young horses. Other tour stops include the Florida Thoroughbred, Breeders and Owners Association.

Success Story of the Month: A Sound Treatment Plan

Published: October 14th, 2012

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.

Horse Owner Alert: Dangers with round bale netting

Published: September 13th, 2012

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.

Success Story of the Month: Subtle Symptoms, Unexpected Diagnosis

Published: August 27th, 2012

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.