Archive for 2012



UF treats first animal in new hyperbaric chamber

By • Oct 31st, 2012 • Category: Features, News, November 2012

A dog bitten by a rattlesnake is doing well after treatment at UF’s Small Animal Hospital, where she became the first patient to be treated in a new hyperbaric chamber.

Dog gets care, new home thanks to HAARTS program

By • Oct 30th, 2012 • Category: Around the College, November 2012

Harvey finds sight and new life in south Florida By Brian DiGangi Clinical Assistant Professor of Shelter Medicine When Harvey entered the shelter at Alachua County Animal Services during the “dog days of summer,” he just may have hit the jackpot! After a positive test for heartworm disease and diagnosis of a chronic, painful eye […]

College’s oncology program benefits from Hyundai grant

By • Oct 30th, 2012 • Category: Features, News, November 2012

The UF College of Veterinary Medicine is a collaborator in a $250,000 collaborative grant from Hyundai Hope on Wheels that will help support childhood cancer research.

Event provides opportunity to thank key supporters

By • Oct 30th, 2012 • Category: Around the College, Features, November 2012

Several key supporters visited the college on Oct. 5 for tours and a luncheon thanking them for their contributions.

Around the College

By • Oct 30th, 2012 • Category: Around the College, November 2012

Between student activities, the culmination of UF’s Capital Campaign, National Veterinary Technician week, the Florida Association of Equine Practitioners Meeting and Gator football- it’s been full month! Here are a few photos capturing just a few people, animals and friends we’ve seen or heard from recently.        

Professor emeritus named to Agricultural Hall of Fame

By • Oct 30th, 2012 • Category: November 2012, People

Professor emeritus named to Agricultural Hall of Fame   Dr. Paul Nicoletti, a professor emeritus of infectious diseases at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named to the 2013 Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame. A 1956 graduate of the University of Missouri’s College of Veterinary Medicine, Nicoletti began his career with […]

Friends gather to celebrate Dr. Nicoletti’s 80th birthday

By • Oct 30th, 2012 • Category: November 2012, People

Friends, family members and longtime former colleagues of Dr. Paul Nicoletti gathered at UF’s Straughn Center Oct. 26 to celebrate his 80th birthday and a lifetime of service and commitment to the veterinary profession and the agricultural industry. Although he retired from his position as professor of infectious diseases with the college in 2003, Nicoletti […]

Veterinary technicians honored

By • Oct 30th, 2012 • Category: November 2012, People

Veterinary technicians honored The UF Veterinary Hospitals celebrated National Veterinary Technician Week, held Oct. 14-20, by hosting a special poker-themed dinner. We are so proud of our veterinary nurses, and all they do for us, for our animal patients and for those who entrust their animals’ care to us!

UF veterinarians say total knee replacement surgery on dog a success

By • Oct 30th, 2012 • Category: News, November 2012

First for UF: total knee replacement surgery on dog a success, veterinarians say Nearly eight months after undergoing total knee replacement surgery at the University of Florida Small Animal Hospital, a 9-year-old yellow Labrador retriever named Mica is racing through fields four days a week, sniffing out ducks in blinds and swimming while she trains […]