UF study finds no difference in susceptibility to…
But some patients, whose genetic makeup gives them more protection, have a better chance of fending off infection from the virus.
New mucosal vaccine prototype provides…
The UF investigators aim to develop a better vaccine for animals and to ultimately develop a vaccine for humans as well.
Great challenges, great minds meet at UFCVM
A new article in the American Journal of Veterinary Research focuses on college achievements.
Three common antihistamine medications have been found in preliminary tests to inhibit infection of cells by the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, University of Florida Health researchers say.
Funding and compliance information of interest to investigators can be found here.
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Our veterinary researchers investigate a wide-range of diseases and vaccines that not only impact the lives of our animal companions, but also humans. Several of our programs are distinctive, nationwide and globally. The Center for Environmental and Human toxicology, based in our college, is a leader in aquatic toxicology, with a major strength in nanotoxicology.
Pet owners with hoarding tendencies may take toll on health of themselves, animals in care, study finds
Animal lovers who strive to care for many pets — and have personal hoarding tendencies — may risk the quality of their own wellbeing and that of those under their…
How dogs are used impacts how they are treated
Data from 124 societies shows that dogs’ functions predict their treatment, with closer bonds forming in societies where dogs have multiple roles.
Thumbs up to carefully formulated vegan diets for dogs
In today’s pet food market, there are products to match nearly every lifestyle, value system, and price point pet owners demand, including vegan formulations. New research shows at least two…
Characterizing abnormal neural networks in dogs with anxiety
Researchers report abnormalities in functional neural networks of dogs diagnosed with anxiety. The study shows that compared with healthy dogs, those with anxiety exhibit stronger connections between the amygdala and…
The Rat Lungworm Parasite: A Threat to People, Animals and the Environment
Common in Southeast Asia and the tropical Pacific islands, the rat lungworm is a parasite that can cause severe central nervous system disease in people and in animals. The parasite…
Congenital Heart Disease in Puppies and Kittens
Exotic Pets (archive from June 14, 2014)
Ever thought you might want to bring an exotic pet into your household? Pets other than the traditional dog or cat have become increasingly popular in the past few decades….
Infectious Diseases in Reptiles and Amphibians”/Archived from 8/24/2018
Infectious diseases in reptiles and amphibians might not get the media attention of some other health issues, but play a key role in animal and ecosystem health. On this show,…