Animal Health

Located at the main campus of the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, the Veterinary Hospitals are composed of the Small Animal Hospital and the Large Animal Hospital.

Each year the Small Animal Hospital treats more than 16,000 dogs, cats and other small animal domestic and wildlife species. In the Large Animal Hospital, approximately 4,000 horses are treated annually. More than 1,000 farm animals, such as beef and dairy cattle, are seen and treated in their home farm environments by veterinarians associated with the Large Animal Hospital’s Food Animal Reproduction and Medicine Service (FARMS).

University of Florida Veterinary Hospitals

Small Animal Veterinary Hospital

UF Small Animal Hospital

The UF Animal Hospital offers advanced care for dogs, cats, birds and exotic pets. Diagnostic imaging, modern surgical suites, an intensive care unit and cutting-edge technologies assist our clinicians in the diagnosis and treatment of difficult and complex diseases in your pet. We are open 24/7 for emergencies. Call 352-392-2235 to speak with a small animal patient care team professional.

Large Animal Veterinary Hospital

UF Large Animal Hospital

The UF Large Animal Hospital is the only equine veterinary hospital in Florida within a College of Veterinary Medicine. Our equine veterinarians treat horses and large animals at the hospital from Gainesville, Ocala, Jacksonville and surrounding areas in Alachua, Marion, and surrounding counties. We are open 24/7 for emergencies. Call 352-392-2229 to speak with a large animal patient care team professional.

Veterinary Diagnostic Labs

Diagnostic Labs

The UF Veterinary Diagnostic Labs provide a large variety of tests for domestic and exotic species.


The Veterinary Pharmacy provides services to inpatients and outpatients of both the Large and Small Animal Hospitals.

UF Pet Emergency Treatment Services

UF Pet Emergency Treatment Services offers after-hours emergency care in the Ocala area. PETS is open from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. on weekdays and all day weekends and holidays to provide immediate emergency treatment for your pets. PETS is centrally located to area veterinary hospitals. Care is performed by emergency trained veterinary clinicians and technicians. Call 352-512-0886 to speak with a patient care team professional.

UF Equine Acupuncture Center

The UF Equine Acupuncture Center is located in Reddick, next door to the Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine. The UF EAC provides world-class equine acupuncture for our large animal clients. Call 352-392-2229 to make an appointment.