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Lots has been happening in recent weeks. Several traditional events have taken place, such as Open House and Healthy Horses Conference, along with first-ever ones, such as the UFVBMA’s seminar on March 30. Here are a few photos of college life in recent weeks.

Albert Futukpor

Albert Futukpor, a correspondent with the Ghana News Agency who visited the UF Veterinary Hospitals on May 1 for a special tour at the request of the Gainesville Sun, takes notes in the zoo medicine ward while senior student Amber Schoeller discusses a snake patient. (Photo by Sarah Carey)

VBMA Group 2013 seminar

The UF Veterinary Business Management Association’s first seminar drew over 100 attendees to the CVM on March 30.  Students, practitioners & practice managers absorbed tips offered by talented speakers in this program aimed at furthering veterinary business education and knowledge. In this shot, past, current and future UFVBMA officers pose with event speakers Dr. Mark Russak, (center) Dr. Dani McVety (to Dr. Russak’s left in shot), Dr. Ken Simmons (third from left, back row), and VBMA’s faculty advisor, Dr. Dana Zimmel. (Photo courtesy of Danielle Marks)

Project Heal Dog Wash, 3/30/13.

Veterinary students Sophie Schecter, Randy Daw and Cameron Biggs wash a dog March 30 during Project Heal’s final dog wash of the semester. The group raised $498 during the event. (Photo courtesy of Erin Dickinson)

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May 2013

Patches and her puppies

UF veterinarians save pregnant Dachshund with pancreatitis, and her puppies

UF veterinarians use team approach to save breeder’s prized Dachshund and her puppies.

Angelica, a mixed breed dog.

Merial shelter medicine clerkship gets grant

Program gets grant to pay spay/neuter costs of rescued “bully breeds.”

Staffer honored by FVMA

Rachel DiSesa, an administrative assistant to Dean Glen Hoffsis, was selected as FVMA’s Citizen of the Year.

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