Currently Enrolling Clinical Studies

The University of Florida Small Animal Hospital offers clinical studies for dogs, cats, and other small animals to determine efficacy and safety for future treatments, therapies, and diagnostic tools.

Please complete our Study Interest Form to see if we have a clinical study that may suit your pet’s needs.

If you are only interested in our Cardiology studies, please complete this Cardiology Study Interest Form.

Current Clinical Studies for Dogs:

Anesthesia and Pain Management

Studies to investigate novel methods of anesthesia and pain management in dogs undergoing surgery.


Studies for dogs with heart diseases, such as cardiomyopathy and congestive heart failure.


Studies for dogs with skin diseases, such as atopic dermatitis and pythiosis.

Integrative Medicine

Studies to investigate other therapeutic treatments for dogs with osteoarthritis and intervertebral disc extrusion.

Internal Medicine

Studies for dogs with internal diseases, such as kidney disease and diabetes.


Studies for dogs with issues affecting the brain, such as brain tumors.


Studies for dogs with cancer, such as melanoma, osteosarcoma, and lymphoma.


Studies for dogs undergoing various surgeries, such as total hip replacement, soft palate resection, thoracic duct ligation, and laparoscopic ultrasound.

Current Clinical Studies for Cats:

Clinical Studies for Cats

Our studies for cats include Dermatology, Internal Medicine, and Oncology studies.

Click Here for a complete list of all of our clinical studies!

As part of both the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and the Academic Health Center, Veterinary Medicine is dedicated to advancing animal, human and environmental health through teaching, research, extension and patient care.


Boehringer Ingelheim

The Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Scholars Program offers DVM students an opportunity to gain exposure in biomedical research.


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 veterinarian staff is ready to assist.