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

Hurricane Ian updates

Please check this posting for updates about college and hospital patient care schedules related to Hurricane Ian.

Decrease in spay-neuter surgeries during pandemic may undermine pet welfare

Progress made over decades to control overpopulation of dogs and cats is at risk.

A first: Avian influenza detected in American dolphin

The dolphin was recovered at Horseshoe Beach by UF’s marine animal rescue team.

At UF, caseload and approach set us apart

The Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association spotlights patient care and more at UFCVM in new article.

ANIMAL AIRWAVES

Encocrine Tumors of Dogs and Cats

Endocrine tumors are relatively rare in dogs and cats compared to other forms of cancer. Due to the role of the endocrine system, however, their potential impact on health is…

From Wildlife to Other Animals and Humans: How and Why Diseases Spread

The news is full of accounts of viruses jumping species from animal to animal and subsequently to humans. But why and how is this happening, and how are patterns of…

Managing Common Diseases of Wild and Farmed Deer (Archive from May 20, 2022)

Epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus is a pathogen transmitted by midges that causes significant economic loss in the white-tailed deer farming industry and affects wild deer as well. On this show,…

Demystifying Your Pet’s Eye Examination: What to Expect (Archive from Dec. 3, 2021)

If your pet is having eye or vision problems, it should be seen by a veterinarian immediately, but routine eye examinations are part of regular physical examinations. Tests performed on…

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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