Sulcata tortoise finds new home for the holidays

Nancy the tortoise

Dr. Amy Alexander, left, and veterinary technician Desiree Ambruso, visit with this 40-pound sulcata tortoise outside of the UF College of Veterinary Medicine prior to her discharge to her new home. (Photo by Sarah Carey)

November-December 2019

Dr. Zimmel

College names interim dean following national search

Long faculty member and administrator Dr. Dana Zimmel’s appointment is effective immediately.

International students

International students honored for achievements

The students were honored for their scholarly accomplishments at a campuswide ceremony.

Kimberly Johns

Staff member honored by international group

Kimberly Johns’ paper chronicling her journey toward professional certification won top honors in competition.

Charlotte and pups

UF veterinary student receives AKC Scholarship

A second-year UF veterinary student has received an American Kennel Club scholarship.

Dr. Brad Case

College shows community commitment over the holidays

The college shows its commitment to the community in meaningful ways over the holidays.

Alfredo Perez

Meet Alfredo Perez, the college’s new executive director

Alfredo Perez views himself as a problem solver…and loves a good cup of coffee. He’ll even make you one.

Nancy the tortoise

Stray sulcata tortoise finds new home

The 40-pound tortoise was found wandering loose in High Springs. UF veterinarians were unable to locate her original owner, but one of their own took her in.