College of Veterinary Medicine

The state’s only veterinary medical college.

  • The college is an international leader in the area of disaster response, leading and training in different aspects of animal rescue.

  • The college became the first veterinary medical college in the world to use true-to-life synthetic canine cadavers in student surgery labs and was involved in developing the technology with the manufacturer, Syndaver Canine.

  • The UF Small Animal Hospital has one of the only dedicated interventional radiology and cardiology facilities in the nation.

  • The college is leading a $10 million collaborative research grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the area of vector-borne diseases, addressing issues such as how to stop the spread of Zika in the U.S.

UF College of Veterinary Medicine Statistics: #6 in N.I.H. funding among public universities ($8.9 million); #8 in U.S. News and World Report among A.A.U. universities; 445 D.V.M. students; 79,000 animals treated annually; the One Health Global Initiative includes environmental and human toxicology, aquatic animal health, mucosal immunology, and vector-borne diseases.