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

UF to open new veterinary hospital at Ocala’s World Equestrian Center

The new facility will be known as the UF Veterinary Hospital at WEC.

College aims to enhance diversity recruitment efforts through mentoring program

The UFCVM has received a two-year grant from the USDA to start a mentoring program for high-schoolers from underrepresented populations,

UF researchers discover new disease fatal to gopher tortoises

Whether the new deadly bacteria is a recently introduced organism or has been present but not recognized is unknown.

Large animal medicine professor named associate dean for academic and student affairs

Dr. Amanda House has held the position on an interim basis since last year.

ANIMAL AIRWAVES

Implications of Emerging Diseases in Gopher Tortoises and Other Reptiles

Gopher tortoises are found throughout Florida and the Southeast and are affected by various diseases, including upper respiratory tract disease. A new story from the University of Florida this summer…

Trance-like syndrome in dogs

Trance-like syndrome in a dog can be a spooky sight to behold, but it doesn’t appear to have more ominous effects. Dogs that exhibit this behavior — called trancing, for…

The making of a police dog

Training a police dog is quite involved — certainly more than we can cover here. But hopefully we can answer a few common questions. Breeds best suited for most police…

Truckers and their pets

In a nation full of pet lovers, even truckers have a yen for animal companionship. In 2013, over 60 percent of truckers were pet parents, and 40 percent of them…

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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