In the news

  • A story about a UF CVM research study focusing on the use of a new technique for vaccinating cats made the American Veterinary Medical Association’s list of highlights from 2013. The AVMA Smartbrief article here; the original story is here. That story featured the work of Dr. Julie Levy, Maddie’s Professor of Shelter Medicine, and Merial Scholar Cleon Hendricks, a junior UF veterinary student.
  • Dr. Julie Levy also was quoted and photographed for a New  York Times article titled “New Strides in Spaying and Neutering.” She was also quoted in another article titled “Ignorance about Cats’ Sex Lives Fuels Unplanned Pregnancies” that appeared in the Oregon Herald, on Yahoo News (Canada and South Africa) and in LiveScience.
  • UF veterinarians remove a 9-pound tumor from a mastiff mix named Bubbles’ face: The UF veterinary oncology team was honored on  “Animal Voices,” a website that provides “a salute to human heroes for animals” and points to a link to the “Bubbles” story on  The story also appeared on WUSF’s  Health News Florida website.
  • A story about UF awarding the world’s first-ever Shelter Medicine Online Certificate appeared in KGO-TV, ABC-7, BioPortfolio, The Medical News,, PR Newswire, Denton Record-Chronical and other news outlets.



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