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Gift basket recipients with Dean Lloyd, homecoming 2017.

Dean Jim Lloyd stands with Dr. Ainsley Bone, representing Purina; Dr. David Ratstein (’92) and Dr. Kerry Jackson (’92). Ratstein and Jackson were the recipients of two gift baskets donated by Purina for a drawing held at the UFCVM homecoming tailgate event on Sept. 30. The event drew more than 200 alumni and friends to the college. (File photo)

New student shelter medicine clerkship begins at Miami-Dade Animal Services.

The new UF Shelter Medicine Program student clerkship collaboration with Miami-Dade Animal Services officially began on Oct. 10. Students will have the opportunity to be fully immersed into a progressive and very large municipal animal shelter operation, and to perform sterilization and various other surgeries as part of the new program. They’ll also evaluate animals, make and manage treatment plans and learn more about disease surveillance, treatment and prevention as well as population medicine. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Larry Garcia)

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September-October 2017

UF Veterinary Student Scholars attend national conference

UF Veterinary Student Scholars recently attended a national conference at NIH in Bethesda, Maryland.

Wildlife and aquatic disease lab active in recent conferences

UF’s wildlife and aquatic veterinary disease lab was well represented at recent international meetings.

College participates in new SEC video

Zoo medicine team members represent the college and UF in a new SEC video.

UF VETS team members provide fluids to a cat at the team's mobile clinic in Key West following Hurricane Irma.

College provides multifaceted Hurricane Irma relief

Different groups within the college helped people and animals affected by Hurricane Irma.

Premature babies gain protective gut bacterium through breast-feeding, researchers find

Research findings show that a novel bacterium found in human breast milk shows promise for fighting a dangerous intestinal disease that affects infants.

Completed CVM Addition, Skills Lab

Clinical skills lab receives statewide design-build award

The college’s new Clinical Skills Laboratory building addition has received a top statewide design-build award.

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