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 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.

First canine total ankle replacement surgery in Florida performed on dog at UF

A 7-year-old Labrador named Leo has returned to normal activities following successful surgery to treat his chronic ankle arthritis. He was the first dog in Florida and one of only…

Dana Zimmel appointed permanent dean at UF College of Veterinary Medicine

The first woman to serve the college as dean, Dr. Zimmel has held the post on an interim basis since 2019.

ANIMAL AIRWAVES

ARCHIVE from May 18, 2018: “Urinary Stones in Cats and Dogs

Urinary stones are frequently responsible for lower urinary tract disease in dogs and cats, and can be caused by multiple factors. Dr. Alex Gallagher, a small animal medicine specialist, will…

Diagnosis and Treatment of Down Dogs (Archive from Sept. 4, 2020)

If your dog is suddenly unable to rise, or can’t move its legs, that’s a scary situation for any pet owner. However, the causes for these signs can vary greatly,…

The Role of Veterinary Forensic Pathology in Animal Cruelty Investigations

Unfortunately, animal cruelty is all around us.  Although animal cruelty investigations are led by law enforcement, veterinarians play a huge role in these investigations.  On this show, Dr. Adam Stern, a…

Mobility Issues with Geriatric Pets

Just like in people, animal health and strength tend to decline with age. Have you noticed that your aging pet is having more difficulty getting around? Signs of mobility can…

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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