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Paws for a Good Cause

Christina Cusick and Kathryn Mendez, coordinators of the college’s Community Campaign effort this year, pose with a Gator gift basket and other goodies. The prizes will go to the winners of the college’s Cutest Pet Contest and all proceeds from entries go to benefit area nonprofits. (Photo by Sarah Carey)

Rappelling down VAB

Emily Brantley, from the college’s office for students and instruction, rappels down the Veterinary Academic Building on Sept. 23 with assistance form John Haven, top, and members of the Veterinary Emergency Treatment Services team. Brantley and others from the OSI staff participated in the rappelling as part of a team-bonding exercise. (Photo courtesy of John Haven)

Anna Rose Van Sciver

Anna Rose Van Sciver, who received a heart transplant at UF Health Shands Pediatric Hospital in 2014, listens to the heart of her new puppy, Princess Luna, with help from Dr. Amy Stone. Dr. Stone performed Princess Luna’s required set of vaccinations on Sept. 16 in the Primary Care and Dentistry Service, but she’d met Anna and her family prior to the child’s transplant during a tour of the UF Small Animal Hospital in 2014. (Photo by Sarah Carey)

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