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AVMA working group releases new guidelines on Ebola and pets

Veterinarians and public health officials have been working hard to develop interim guidelines based on the newest scientific research on Ebola and pets.


Shelter Medicine: The Past, Present and Future of Saving Animals’ Lives

A short documentary about the history of Shelter Medicine education from Maddie’s Fund®

Jenna working to socialize Bisquick during the shelter visit

The Story of Jenna and Bisquick

This year, UF veterinary student Jenna Rooks used her shelter medicine training to make a life-saving difference for one lucky shelter dog.


New Online Master’s Degree

Online Master of Science in Veterinary Medical Sciences with a Concentration in Shelter Medicine begins Spring 2015.

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UF “Animal Airwaves”

What can make those brown eyes blue

November 1, 2014

Eyes may be the windows to the soul, but they also mirror your pooch’s health. If your buddy’s brown eyes turn blue, that should raise a red flag. There are many reasons for eye color changes in...

Have your dog’s back at all times

November 1, 2014

A number of diseases can be a pain in the back for your dog. Take intervertebral disc disease, or IVDD, which occurs when discs cushioning the backbones swell and press into the spinal cord. IVDD is...

Taking cover from tricks and treats

November 1, 2014

Halloween is a scary time for pets. Just look at the world of ghosts and goblins through the eyes of your four-legged friend. “Not the doorbell again! And here come more strangers. Yikes! Their...