improving the health of animals, humans and the environment through ADVANCED DIAGNOSTICS

Our state-of-the-art diagnostic laboratory facilities offer clinical and anatomic pathology testing, in addition to a range of microbiology, parasitology and serology services.

UF DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORIES

Anatomic Pathology

The anatomic pathology service provides necropsies, surgical pathology and dermatopathology of domestic and exotic animals.

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UF Diagnostic Laboratories

Aquatic, Amphibian and Reptile Pathology

The aquatic, amphibian and reptile pathology service works with aquariums and conservation societies.

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UF DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORIES

Clinical Pathology

The clinical pathology service performs hematology, chemistry, endocrinology, urinalysis, fluid analyses and cytology tests for domestic and exotic species.

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UF Diagnostic Laboratories

Forensic Pathology

The veterinary forensic pathology service performs forensic services for companion animals, livestock and wildlife.

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UF DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORIES

Microbiology, Parasitology and Serology

The microbiology, parasitology and serology service provides results to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of infectious disease.

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News FROM AROUND THE COLLEGE

New programs seek justice for victims of animal abuse

Two new programs spearheaded by Dr. Adam Stern aim to bring justice to victims of animal abuse.

UF veterinarians successfully remove shoe from stomach of Nile crocodile

Successful surgery was performed to remove a shoe from the stomach of a 10.5 foot, 341-pound Nile crocodile on Feb. 5.

Animal Airwaves celebrates 10 years of public radio broadcast success

Ten years later, Animal Airwaves is nationally syndicated on public radio and going strong.

Oral health affects all aspects of pet wellness, UF veterinarians say

Routine dental care is a key component of pet wellness, UF veterinarians say.

ANIMAL AIRWAVES

Protecting the Florida Manatee: Why it Takes a Village

Florida’s beloved state marine mammal, the manatee, is facing difficult times in parts of the state. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is presently investigating a high level of…

How sound waves help horses heal

Extracorporeal [extra-core-POOR-ee-ul] shockwave therapy is used in horses to help heal wounds as well as tendon, ligament and some bony injuries. Let’s break that down. ‘Extracorporeal’ means ‘outside the body’…

Helping aging dogs get around

Like people, aging dogs have a tougher time getting around. Stiffness and unsteadiness can turn a simple routine into an obstacle course. But pooch parents can ease their buddies’ burdens…

Dog bathing 101

Dogs keep themselves pretty clean under normal circumstances. But how often should we bathe them for a deeper cleaning? Your sense of smell can help you make the call. If…

Payment methods accepted

Fees for visits are to be paid in full at the time of service.  For your convenience we accept cash, checks, MasterCard, Visa, Discover, American Express and Care Credit. Individuals other than the owner admitting an animal must provide written treatment authorization signed by the owner or be able to assume financial responsibility for the total cost of the visit. Pay your bill online.

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IFAS

As part of both the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and UF Health, Veterinary Medicine is dedicated to advancing animal, human and environmental health through teaching, research, extension and patient care.

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Veterinary Hospitals

Need animal care? Visit the UF Small Animal and Large Animal Hospitals. From dogs, cats, birds and exotics to horses, cattle, llamas, pigs and many other large farm or food animals, our experienced veterinary staff is ready to assist.

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Syndicated Podcast

Animal Airwaves

Animal Airwaves is a daily radio series that features one-minute segments relating to animal health, ranging from insights into animal behavior to veterinary patient care breakthroughs and trends.

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