Clinical Skills

Sharpening Skills for Patient Care

Our start-of-the-art laboratory fosters an educational environment where students become equipped with necessary skills before they enter clinical rotations.

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The Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences (LACS) is responsible for the educational, scholarly, outreach and service missions of the College in the areas of animal health care for food animals, equine, companion animals and ornamental fish.

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Message from our Chair

Oct 27th, 2012

A message from our department chairman, Dr. Carlos Risco. Dr. Risco, a specialist in theriogenology whose primary interest is dairy medicine, joined UF's faculty in 1990 and was named department chair in 2012.

Welcome New Faculty!

Oct 14th, 2011

Please welcome the new Faculty to the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences and Large Animal Hospital.

Animal Airwaves

Keeping outdoor cats comfy in winter

February 2, 2018

Try as you might, does your cat refuse to live inside? If so, here are some ways to keep your feline friend safe during the winter. Once temperatures fall into the low 40s, extra shelter is a must....

Taking the bite out of feline fear

February 1, 2018

Fear is a powerful thing. It can turn a placid pussycat into a tooth-baring dervish in the veterinary clinic. There was a time when the only safe way to restrain a panicked cat was with anesthesia....