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

First ACVS Fellow in Minimally Invasive Surgery

Dr. Matthew Johnson

Johnson is the first individual to obtain fellow status in this discipline.

Dr. Matthew Johnson

College News

New mucosal vaccine prototype provides unprecedented protection against brucellosis in mice

Tropical Storm Nicole Updates

Faculty member honored at Celebrating Distinction ceremony

UF VETS team deploys in aftermath of Hurricane Ian

Additional News Resources

Florida Veterinarian Cover

The University of Florida

College of Veterinary Medicine Magazine

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.