In the news

  • Coverage of the UF Veterinary Emergency Treatment Service’s deployment to Fort Myers to help animals in need of care in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian appeared in the Washington Post, the Gainesville Sun, CBS4, the News-Press and WGCU
  • A story about the UF College of Veterinary Medicine’s role in the detection of highly pathogenic avian flu in an American dolphin was picked up by numerous national and international media outlets, including The New York Times, TC Palm (shared with multiple Gannett-affiliated papers); People, The Telegraph, The Jerusalem Post, AAVMC Vet Med Educator, AVMA SmartBrief and elsewhere. Featured were UF’s marine animal rescue team and Drs. Mike Walsh, Rob Ossiboff and Andrew Allison.
  • A story about a recent study in Frontiers in Veterinary Medicine coauthored by Drs. Simone Guerios, Julie Levy, Thomas Denagamage and others showing the reduction of spay-neuter surgeries on dogs and cats due to COVID-19 and other factors, appeared on, Daily Paws, U.S. News and World Report and elsewhere.
  • An article quoting Dr. Carlos Romero on what to know about monkeypox risk for dogs or cats appeared in Buzzfeed News.
  • An article featuring Dr. Caryn Plummer on the topic of whether cats can really see in the dark appeared in LiveScience.
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September-October 2022

Dr. Zimmel

A message from our dean

A message from the college’s dean, Dr. Dana Zimmel.

Dr. David Freeman

Professor of equine surgery honored for career achievements

Dr. David Freeman has received the American College of Veterinary Surgeons’ Founders’ Award for Career Achievement.

UF VETS team on Oct. 3, 2022

UF VETS team deploys to Fort Myers in aftermath of Hurricane Ian

The team established a field hospital in Fort Myers to provide free veterinary care to animals in need.

Dr. Chris Adin

College names new executive associate dean

Dr. Chris Adin moves into the position after serving as chair of the department of small animal clinical sciences since 2018.

Kristen Margrave

Student receives scholarship from national group for commitment to accessible veterinary care

Kristen Margrave has received the Steve Marton scholarship from PetSmart Charities.

Dr. Simone Guerios in surgery at ACAS

Decrease in spay-neuter surgeries during pandemic may undermine pet welfare

Decades of progress to control pet overpopulation of dogs and cats is at risk.

Dr. Rafael Bisinotto

Faculty member receives award for excellence from Provost’s Office

The Provost’s Office offers the Excellence Awards for Assistant Professors to recognize junior faculty for excellence in research.

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