LIVE: What to Expect When Your Pet Has Surgery

By Speaker: Dr. Gary Ellison • Published: July 30th, 2011
Category: Animal Airwaves
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Live Edition: Animal Airwaves—Live is an hour-long call-in show that airs between 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturdays on WUFT-FM in Gainesville. The show features faculty members from the UF Veterinary Hospitals who address a variety of topics relating to pet health care, including companion animals, exotic pets and horses.

Whether your companion animal needs minor surgery, such as a spay/neuter procedure, or a more advanced procedure like joint replacement surgery, fracture repair, or removal of a cancerous mass, veterinary surgeons these days are literally on the cutting edge of treatment possibilities. Join Dr. Gary Ellison, chief of the UF small animal surgery service, for an overview of what to expect when your pet needs surgery and an update on the capabilities veterinary surgeons are now making use of to treat dogs and cats.