In the news

  • Dr. Justin Shmalberg and Dr. Brad Case were mentioned in an article in the Gainesville Sun and Ocala Star Banner about a dog being treated at the UF Small Animal Hospital for pythiosis.
  • UF’s treatment of a dog with pythiosis was also covered in Florida Today newspaper.
  • A story about UF’s involvement in the Million Cat Challenge, featuring the work of Dr. Julie Levy and others, was in the Gainesville Sun.
  • Dr. Richard Hill was quoted in an article on The Cat Channel relating to the feeding of cat treats.
  • The new UF Veterinary Access Scholarship initiative (formerly referred to as the Dean’s Scholarship Initiative) was covered in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association.
  • Dr. Kris Cooke’s designation as a Top 20 finalist in the America’s Favorite Veterinarian contest was covered in the Gainesville Sun and also on WCJB-Channel 20 News.
  • Dr. Sarah Boston’s book Lucky Dog was featured in a story in Dogslife. Boston also was featured recently on Fox News.
  • Research conducted by Dr. Carlos Risco relating to management of heat-related problems in dairy calves was cited in Progressive Dairyman Magazine.
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July-August 2015

Veterinary student with a dog.

UF Small Animal Hospital accredited by national group

The UF Small Animal Hospital is one of only six academic veterinary hospitals to hold accreditation by the American Animal Hospital Association.

Ribbon cutting at clinical skills laboratory opening on Aug. 4.

Ribbon cutting marks completion of new clinical skills laboratory

A ribbon cutting event marks completion of a new state-of-the-art clinical skills laboratory at the college.

Geof Zann

UF student receives national Merial Veterinary Research Scholar Award

A third-year veterinary student has received the prestigious national 2015 Merial Veterinary Research Scholar award.

Conference on aquatic ecosystem health draws participants from nine countries

The First Aquatic Ecosystem Health Conference was held in Gainesville, drawing expertise in ranaviruses and marine mammals.

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