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.

microscope

UF Diagnostic Laboratories

Aquatic, Amphibian and Reptile Pathology

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

alligator

UF DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORIES

Clinical Pathology

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

""

UF Diagnostic Laboratories

Forensic Pathology

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

""

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.

""

News FROM AROUND THE COLLEGE

UF vets use novel treatment to save Louie, the trailblazing seahorse

UF veterinarians used hyperbaric therapy to successfully treat a seahorse for gas bubble disease.

Veterinary forensic pathologist seeks justice in animal abuse cases

Dr. Adam Stern’s new programs aim to identify cases of animal abuse.

Gauntt Foundation gifts UF veterinary college with $3 million for equipment to treat cancer patients

The new LINAC will enhance radiation oncology treatment for small animal cancer patients.

Goldendoodle survives rare tumor after treatment by UF veterinarians

The 12-year-old dog was given only weeks to live without intervention, but has recovered well from surgery at UF.

ANIMAL AIRWAVES

Pesky Skin Parasites (original air: Dec. 13, 2014)

Does your pet have a constant itch? Understanding and managing allergies in pets can be a huge challenge, both for pet owners and their veterinarians. In a follow-up to an…

Bee best

Bees may be the most important agricultural animals we have. After all, these busy pollinators are integral to the economic interests of crop growers. Honeybees are also food producers. But…

Solving the puzzle of New Guinea singing dogs

Too often we hear about animals that have become extinct. So, how refreshing to learn about a species that went the other way. As the name suggests, New Guinea singing…

Contact tracing is old hat for livestock

By now, we all know how contact tracing helps control infections. But did you know that it’s been used for years to track the spread of disease in livestock? The…

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.

University of Florida

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.

ifas footer

University of Florida

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.

vethosp

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.

animal airwaves logo