Rare human parasite
found in U.S. horse for first time

Dr. Sarah Reuss with horse.

Dr. Sarah Reuss, right, shows the part of a horse’s ear where sores later confirmed to be caused by leishmania siamensis were seen and treated at UF in August 2011. The horse in this photo was not affected by the disease. Dr. Jim Wellehan, left, looks on. (Photo by Maria Farias)


December 2012

Dr. Candie Corriher, a student in the UF Maddie's Shelter Medicine Online Graduate Certificate program, at the Cat Adoption Team clinic, a cats-only shelter in Sherwood, Ore., where she serves at interim lead veterinarian. Corriher, who is deaf, is shown with an electronic stethoscope that patches into her cochlear implant.

Veterinarian with hearing loss participating in online shelter medicine course

A veterinarian with hearing loss is participating in UF’s new online shelter medicine course.

Image of dog with veterinarian and owner

Comprehensive communications training program underway at UFVH

Several UF veterinarians have received intensive communications training and are now teaching these skills to others at the UF Veterinary Hospitals.

Zip the horse with Drs. Sanchez and Smith

Horse home and happy for the holidays

After months-long odyssey of care for traumatic chest injury, family’s beloved colt is continuing to improve at home.