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Small Animal Clinical Trials

The University of Florida Small Animal Hospital offers Clinical Trials for Dogs, Cats, and other small animals to determine efficacy and safety for future treatments, therapies, and diagnostic tools.  Please call 1-866-247-7950 or 352-294-4639 to be directed to a clinical trial that may suit your pet’s needs.

Current Clinical Trials:


  • Orthopedic Surgery- New Clinical Trial!

Stem Cells for Treatment of Osteoarthritis in Dog Knees

Stem Cells for Treatment of Osteoarthritis in Dog Elbows

  • Soft Tissue Surgery-  GI Disease/Obstruction

Comparing Two Types of Abdominal Exploratory Surgery

  • Emergency and Critical Care

Research Study on the Clinical Use of an Investigational Anti-Venom for Dogs with Pit Viper Snake Bite

  • Cancer

Investigating a Diagnostic Tool for Splenic Masses in Dogs

Vaccine Study for Dogs with Melanoma

  • Heart Disease

Stem Cell Therapy for Dilated Cardiomyopathy in Dobermans

A Veterinary Genetics Archive for Research in Dogs with Heart Disease

  • Dermatology

Studying the Effects of an Investigational Lotion on the Itchiness in Dogs with Atopic Dermatitis



  • Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • FIV