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Dr. Justin Shmalberg and Stella Pavlides

Dr. Justin Shmalberg, left, is shown with Stella Pavlides, whose dog, Leo, passed away in October. Pavlides came to the UF Small Animal Hospital to collect Leo’s ashes and brought a cake and doughnuts to thank Shmalberg and his team for Leo’s care. A ceremony was also held with representatives of the U.S. War Dog Association, which presented Stella with a medal and plaque honoring Leo for his work representing the American Vitiligo Research Foundation. (Photo by Sarah Carey)

Dr. Case explains Syndaver technology to Dean's Circle members

Dr. Brad Case shows a group of Dean’s Circle donors, alumni and friends of the college how the Syndaver canine technology is being used to teach UF veterinary medical students. (Photo courtesy of Patricia Wlasuk)

The college hosted a health seminar for the Cavalier King Charles Club of North Florida on Oct. 21. Approximately 50 members attended to hear updates from college faculty on several different diseases. In this photo, Dr. Simon Swift accepts a check from a club representative, given to support cardiology programs at the college. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Simon Swift)

Halloweener Derby

Dr. Rowan Milner and veterinary oncology technician Britni King were among the participants in the Halloweener Derby, an event sponsored by the Climb for Cancer Foundation. The event featured a Dachshund-only Derby race, an all-breed costume contest and more as opportunities to raise funds to fight cancer. The UF group raised approximately $1,000 to support the cause. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Rowan Milner)

Dean Jim Lloyd, center, stands with Dr. Dani McVety, left, and Dr. Mary Gardner, right, during a dedication ceremony for the Lap of Love Client Simulation Room in the college’s Clinical Skills Lab. McVety and Gardner are the co-founders of Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice, which made a significant donation to support teaching and learning at the college. (Photo courtesy of UFCVM development team)

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