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
As the college’s largest academic department, SACS faculty coordinate and teach the majority of the veterinary medical curriculum.
SACS faculty are involved in numerous clinical studies with the goal of advancing animal and human health.
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.
Dr. Alex Fox-Alvarez, an assistant professor of small animal surgery at the UF College of Veterinary Medicine, has a reputation for taking innovative approaches to teaching.
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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.