In the news

  • A story about a cat that benefited from a unique human/veterinary dental collaboration between Dr. Fong Wong of the UF College of Dentistry and Dr. Amy Stone of the UFCVM was covered by DVM360. The story originally was released from UF in November.
  • Little AnnaRose Van Sciver, a UF Health transplant recipient, visited the UF Small Animal Hospital with her mother, Cean Van Sciver, and a team from UF’s Dance Marathon group on Jan. 23. AnnaRose’s journey was captured on video by Dance Marathon for the group’s “Milestones” campaign and will be completed soon. A photo album capturing AnnaRose’s visit appears on the college’s Facebook page here and was also covered on the UF Health webpage.
  • A story about a new tick virus discovery reported on by Dr. Katherine Sayler continues to appear in news outlets. Additional outlets carrying the story included the Gainesville Sun and the Ocala Star Banner, AVMAVets and the U.S. Library of Medicine/National Institutes of Health, as well as U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (, in NBC-40.Net (New Jersey) and many other outlets.


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February 2015


Veterinary student’s team wins first place in global health competition

UF veterinary student Rikki Schwarz’s team won first-place in a global health case competition.

Dr. Ashley Allen and intern

UF veterinary emergency team saves cat with coral snake bite

A cat named Sunny survived a coral snake bite, thanks to UF emergency and critical care specialists.

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Hospital certified as Level 1 emergency and critical care facility

The UF Small Animal Hospital is now certified as a Level 1 emergency and critical care facility by a national group.

AnnaRose could hardly contain her excitement.

Young heart transplant recipient visits the UFCVM

A heart transplant recipient who dreams of becoming a veterinarian one day visited the UFCVM on Jan. 23.

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