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

Jaw-dropping recovery: UF veterinarians save injured dairy calf using creative 3D solution

A 3-D printed, cast-like device allowed the calf’s jaw fracture to heal.

Breakthrough laminitis research shows promise for the future

Using gene expression analysis, researchers found trends in the disease process.

New LINAC at UF veterinary college enhances cancer treatment for animals

UF’s veterinary oncology team began treating patients with the new LINAC in September.

College names new chair of large animal clinical sciences

Dr. Dianne McFarlane joins UF in her new role on Dec. 15.

ANIMAL AIRWAVES

Feline hyperesthesia: When cats feel too much

Cats have no problem letting us know what they like and what they don’t. But if a cat reacts way out of proportion when being petted on the back, it…

Getting the facts straight about equine coronavirus

If you’re not familiar with equine coronavirus, let’s look at what it is and — just as importantly — what it isn’t. Some coronaviruses can cause serious respiratory disease in…

Can protein-rich dog food be too much of a good thing?

Pet food marketing can create a number of misconceptions for pet parents. One is that dogs are obligate carnivores — that is, they need lots of meat. That’s not true….

Why global warming is making birds smaller

If we pay attention, we can learn something every day about how climate change is impacting animals. For example, did you know that birds are shrinking in response to warmer…

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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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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