Animal Programs

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With two veterinary hospitals, one for large animals and one for small animals, there are numerous specialty services and programs available that are an important part of our student educational experience as well as for the animal patients who walk through our doors.  Come explore the many ways you can help our animal friends.

F011645- Pet Samaritan Fund

  • Provide critical life-saving care to pets of families facing unusual financial hardship. The companion animal must have a reasonable prognosis for good long-term recovery

F012953- Boon Equine Samaritan Fund

  • Support equine samaritan cases at the Large Animal Hospital

F013175- Veterinary Emergency Response Team

  • Support the Veterinary Emergency Response Team program

F014723- Help Florida Wildlife

  • Support treatment of injured wildlife presented to the CVM-VMC with no other financial means of treatment; this would be for indigenous wildlife, not pets.

F014789- Shelter Medicine Initiative

  • Help homeless pets get healthy, stay healthy, and find loving families.

F016367- Aquatic Animal Health

  • Support awareness, teaching, training and research in connection with Aquatic Animal Health

F017261- Crime Scene Investigation

  • To support UF VETS (Veterinary Emergency Treatment Service) UF College of Veterinary Medicine Partnership with ASPCA Crime Scene Investigations for Disaster and Animal Cruelty Response and Training

F018415- Small Animal Integrative Medicine Fund

  • Support the Integrative Medicine Department at the Small Animal Hospital

F019251- Million Cat Challenge

  • To Develop and share novel strategies to help animal shelters end the euthanasia of healthy cats.

F019357- HAARTS: Helping Alachua’s Animals Requiring Treatment & Surgery

  • Helps veterinary students improve their diagnostic, medical, and surgical skills by providing life-saving care to sick or injured animals from shelters or rescue organizations in the Gainesville-area. Once treated, the animals are adopted into permanent, loving homes.

 Don’t see the fund you’re looking for?

To make a donation to a different fund, please contact a member of our advancement team at or (352) 294-4256.

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