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 veterinarians successfully using new placenta-derived treatment for animals with severe bone loss

A human placenta-derived compound is being used with promising results by UF veterinarians to treat animals with severe bone loss.

Mississippi horse recuperating well at home after treatment at UF to correct heart arrhythmia

UF’s array of veterinary cardiology services convinced horse’s owners to drive him to Gainesville for treatment.

UF researchers study whether approved drugs can block transmission of virus behind COVID-19

UF researchers are studying whether approved drugs can block transmission of virus behind COVID-19.

UF College of Veterinary Medicine family stands against racism and racial prejudice

Interim Dean Dana Zimmel shared the following statement in response to the killing of George Floyd.

ANIMAL AIRWAVES

Bisphosphonates in horses: reasons for concern

When a drug makes a big splash, it pays to gather facts before jumping on the bandwagon. Take bisphosphonates [bis-FOS-fō-nāts], which are bone-modifying drugs. The body constantly remodels bone to…

Ghost dogs of the Amazon

Deep in the Amazon rain forest live dogs so elusive that many scientists trying to protect them have never even seen them in person. The short-eared dog is a different…

Poisons Lurking in the Garden for Pets and Livestock – Original air: Nov. 22, 2019

Plants contain a number of chemicals, many of which are used for medication and as therapeutic agents for animals and humans. However, ingestion of the wrong chemical, or of certain chemicals…

Amphibian Health

Amphibians, such as frogs, toads and salamanders, may not get the attention that other animal species do, but their importance to ecosystem health around the globe cannot be overstated. Many…

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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