Fins for Fur Benefit

Published: October 31st, 2013

Category: Uncategorized

The UF Veterinary Hospitals Fins for Fur Benefit in Cedar Key was a success! The event gathered UF Veterinary Hospital staff and faculty, along with neighboring veterinarians for the Cedar Key Fishing Challenge on Saturday, October 26, 2013.

The event brought in close to $1,000 for the UF Veterinary Hospitals Pet Samaritan Fund, which is used to provide critical life-saving care at UF to pets of families facing unusual financial hardship. The event was sponsored by Crevasse Pet Funeral Home, Patterson Veterinary, Merial and Southern Salt Charters. Among the awards donated, dozens of other gifts were given to participants.

The award winners are:

  • Biggest redfish – Danny Sanetz, UF CVM Human Resources
  • Biggest trout – Dylan Menard (son of Dr. David Menard of Millhopper Vet Med Center)
  • Biggest Spanish mackerel – Dr. Carsten Bandt, UF Veterinary Hospitals Emergency Medicine
  • Most spots redfish – Haley Thomasson (daughter of Dr. Alex Thomasson of Merial)