Advancing the science of companion animal health

The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences provides instruction, research and service opportunities for the next generation of veterinarians.

What we offer

education

Teaching

As the college’s largest academic department, SACS faculty coordinate and teach the majority of the veterinary medical curriculum.

Students

clinical trials

Research

SACS faculty are involved in numerous clinical studies with the goal of advancing animal and human health.

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Clinical excellence

Patient Care

Among all of the public institutions ranked in the Top 10 by U.S. News and World Report. UF’s Small Animal Hospital has the third highest caseload in the United States.

Patient care

Faculty Spotlight

primary care and dentistry service

Dr. Amy Stone

Dr. Amy Stone, a clinical assistant professor and chief of the primary care and dentistry service, is featured on the cover of the new Florida Veterinarian Magazine, in a story highlighting the new PCD addition of UF's Small Animal Hospital.

Dr. Stone

College News

Stray sulcata tortoise gets new home for the holidays

UF researchers develop first-ever protocol for treating rare infection in dogs

Search committee formed for new UF College of Veterinary Medicine dean

College’s 2019 Distinguished Award winners named

Additional News Resources

Veterinary Practice News cover

Veterinary Practice News

A leading news site for members of the veterinary medical profession across disciplines. Catch up on all the latest news.

Animal Airwaves

Animal Airwaves

A daily radio series that features one-minute segments relating to animal health. Animal Airwaves-Live is a weekly show that features UFCVM faculty members sharing information about topics relating to patient care and veterinary medicine.