In the news

  • An article by Dr. Sally DeNotta on West Nile Virus in Horses appeared in The
  • News outlets, including CNN, the Washington Post and the New York Times, quoted Dr. Heather Walden in stories about the rat lungworm parasite having been diagnosed in two visitors to Hawaii recently, along with three residents over the past.
  • A story noting the continuation of a successful program through which the UF College of Veterinary Medicine partners with Miami-Dade Animal Services to provide veterinary students with valuable experience working at a large municipal shelter appeared in The Independent Florida Alligator.
  • A story about a new disaster response vehicle for UF VETS, funded through a grant from the Banfield Foundation and PetSmart Charities, received coverage in several news outlets, including WCJB-TV and WGFL-TV (Gainesville), WZVN-TV (Fort Myers), WFOX-TV (Jacksonville), The Columbian Online, Veterinary Practice News Online, WPTV-TV (West Palm Beach), WTSP-TV (Tampa) and other outlets.
  • A story about the UF Small Animal Hospital offering free eye and heart check-ups for service dogs, part of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists/StokesRx National Service Animal Eye Exam Event, was covered locally by WCJB-TV 20 News and CBS4 News.
  • A story about a new study of an anesthetic drug with the potential for misuse in racehorses, featuring Drs. Taralyn McCarrel and Cynthia Cole, appeared in
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May-June 2019

Dr. Larry Garcia and Brandi Phillips with new UF VETS truck.

Bring it on: UF VETS team rolls out new 44-foot disaster response vehicle

The UF VETS disaster response team has a new 44-foot vehicle, funded through a grant from the Banfield Foundation and PetSmart Charities.

Dr. Plummer examines a dog

Nearly 70 dogs receive free eye and heart screenings at UF as part of national event

Nearly 70 dogs received free eye and heart screenings at UF’s Small Animal Hospital May 3 as part of a national event sponsored by ACVO-StokesRx.

2019 Distinguished Award winners

College announces 2019 Distinguished Award winners

The college honored its 2019 Distinguished Award winners during commencement at UF’s Phillips Center on May 25.

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CVM students chosen for European exchange program

Two UF veterinary students will have research projects in Europe this summer through the Boehringer Ingleheim Veterinary Scholars Program.

Phi Zeta Day poster competition

Phi Zeta Day highlights best in science at UFCVM

Phi Zeta Research Day activities showcased a variety of scientific projects.

Dr. Braun with his truck in the field.

Longtime former faculty member, bovine specialist, Dr. Ken Braun, passes away

Dr. Ken Braun, a food animal medicine specialist and former CVM administrator, has passed away.

Dr. Vickroy

National search underway for new UFCVM dean

A national search is underway for the UFCVM’s next dean.

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