LIVE: Animal ER: Common Medical Emergencies in Your Pet

 
By Speaker: Dr. Michael Schaer • Published: September 24th, 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.

Dr. Michael Schaer, a professor of emergency medicine and critical care, returns to Animal Airwaves—Live this week to talk more about what constitutes an emergency in your pet and what you should do when faced with such a situation, whether due to heat stroke, snake bite, major organ failure or something else. Learn how the UF Veterinary Hospitals handle emergency cases, 24-7 and how to determine if your animal needs help immediately.