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Santa's elves wrap gifts before Christmas 2011.

Several College of Veterinary Medicine "elves" helped wrap and deliver clothes and toys to two needy families, working through Children's Medical Services. From left to right are veterinary student Jamie Wilson, Alice Bliss-Dodd, Terri Weldon, Judy Bousquet Broward and Karen Johnson.

Treadmill demonstration at Equine Education Day

Attendees of Equine Education Day, held Jan. 15 at the college and sponsored by the UF Large Animal Hospital and the Sunshine Region Pony Club, enjoy a treadmill demonstration. More than 100 attendees listened in on lectures and viewed demonstrations about equine health. Topics included emergency care, foaling, performance analysis and equine anatomy.

Senior veterinary student Kelly Harrison and Dr. Sarah Reuss with mini calf.

Senior veterinary student Kelly Harrison and Dr. Sarah Reuss are shown with a mini calf, or zebu, just before discharge to its owner on Jan. 6 after successful treatment for sepsis at the UF Large Animal Hospital.

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January 2012

The college's admissions director, Jonathan Orsini, left, with CVM admissions committee members Dr. Richard Carpenter and Dr. Mark Scribano prior to a committee meeting Jan. 27.

New admissions process tested

A new early admissions process is being tested at the college this year, with the goal of identifying and recruiting talented applicants.

NAVC draws alumni crowd

Hundreds gather at the North American Veterinary Conference in Orlando for UF’s traditional alumni reception.

Larry Ferguson with his two pit bull terriers

Dog survives coral snake bite after emergency treatment at UF

A pit bull terrier survives a deadly coral snake bite thanks to emergency care at the UF Small Animal Hospital.

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