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UF Veterinarians Laud Equine Leishmaniasis Awareness

Veterinarians say the identification of the parasite in a Florida horse is cause for increased vigilance. Read More

New MRI for Horses Available at Florida Vet School

A new clinical imaging system in place at the University of Florida (UF) Veterinary Medical Center will enable veterinarians to obtain diagnostic images of previously inaccessible and larger parts of the body, such as the upper legs of horses Read More

University of Florida Vet Faculty Work to Solve Polo Pony Mystery

Postmortem testing conducted by University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine pathologists and toxicologists on a group of prized polo horses that collapsed and died April 19 in Wellington, Fla., drew international attention, with riveted Read More

UF Names Interim Chair of Large Animal Clinical Sciences

David Freeman, MVB, PhD, Dipl. ACVS, an equine surgeon and professor in the University of Florida (UF) College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named interim chairman of the college's department of large animal clinical sciences and chief of Read More

Critically Ill Foals Saved by UF Equine Neonatal ICU

The foal unit is Florida's only equine neonatal ICU that provides treatment by board-certified internists for critically ill foals and their dams, around-the-clock, 365 days a year. Read More

Florida Vet School Equine Repro Service Hits the Road

A mobile service for equine reproduction at the University of Florida (UF) aims to better serve area horse breeders while simultaneously moving students at the UF College of Veterinary Medicine more frequently into the field.

"The approach to Read More

Florida Vet School Launching Forensic Sciences Program

The University of Florida has the first Veterinary Forensic Sciences Program for crimes against animals. Read More

University of Florida Veterinarian Troubleshoots West Nile Virus

In 2001, University of Florida veterinarian Maureen Long, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, became an authority on West Nile virus by accident. That year, Long and other UF Large Animal Medicine clinicians saw some of the first Florida horses breaking with Read More

University of Florida Veterinary Disaster Response Team Learns New Skills

When it comes to teams representing the University of Florida, the national champion football and basketball teams might be getting all the headlines, but the University's College of Veterinary Medicine Disaster Response Team should not be Read More

Florida Vet School Names Award Honorees

A South Florida equine practitioner and the director of the University of Florida's mobile equine diagnostic service have been honored for their career accomplishments by the University of Florida (UF) College of Veterinary Medicine. Read More

Brazilian Olympic Horse Treated at University of Florida

After surviving an odyssey of complicated medical problems and difficult surgeries, a Brazilian Olympic dressage horse named Livello has lived to train another day and is recuperating back in his home country, thanks to University of Florida Read More

University of Florida Offers Equine Lameness and Imaging Service

A new clinical service at the University of Florida (UF) Veterinary Medical Center offers horse owners full-time expertise in the area of equine lameness and imaging.

"We provide referral MRI procedures to veterinarians and their clients," Read More