Articles Tagged ‘AA Live’

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. Call in your questions to 352-392-8989 during the show or email questions about whatever topic is being discussed that day to

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Audio AA Live: Sub-specialties of Diagnostic Imaging

Dec 3, 2016 • By Speaker: Dr. Robson Giglio

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadDiagnostic imaging is a routine part of veterinary medicine, through which valuable information is gains that contributes directly to the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of diseases and injuries that can affect all types of animals. Dr. Robson Giglio, a clinical assistant professor of diagnostic imaging, will discuss […]

Audio AA Live: Upper Airway Disease and Emergencies in Dogs

Nov 12, 2016 • By Speaker: Dr. Andy Carver

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadProper functioning of a patient’s airway and the ability to breath are critical to survival. In dogs, respiratory distress or difficulty breathing is a sign that a trip to the emergency veterinarian may be necessary. On this show, Dr. Carver, an emergency and critical care specialist, will discuss types […]

Audio AA Live: Caring for Birds, At Home and in the Wild

Nov 5, 2016 • By Speaker: Dr. Darryl Heard

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThere are many steps to consider before bringing a bird into your home as a pet. Everything from the bird’s environment to nutrition and cage hygiene need to be addressed. Birds in the wild have different needs, and it’s important to understand what steps to take if one comes […]

Audio AA Live: Understanding and Treating Ear Infections in Dogs

Oct 22, 2016 • By Speaker: Dr. Dunbar Gram

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Is your dog constantly scratching its ears or rubbing his or her head against furniture or the floor? If you see these signs of discomfort, it’s quite possible your pup is suffering from an ear infection. There are many types of ear infections, but those that are chronic […]

Audio AA Live: Horse Farm Biosecurity

Oct 1, 2016 • By Speaker: Dr. Martha Mallicote

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadNo horse farm wants to deal with issues of infectious diseases being introduced or spread among animals. Managing that risk involves ongoing education and vigilance, as well as the use of disease prevention protocols, such as keeping horses on their regular vaccination schedules and routine monitoring of the environment. […]

Audio AA Live-Heat Stroke in Dogs

Sep 3, 2016 • By Speaker: Dr. Alex Lynch

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadDogs rely on different ways to cool their bodies than people do; they don’t sweat, for example, they pant. Under certain circumstances, these mechanisms prove ineffective, causing the risk of overheating. On Animal Airwaves-Live tomorrow, Dr. Alex Lynch, an emergency and critical care specialist, will discuss heat stroke in […]

Audio AA Live: Equine Neurological Diseases

Aug 20, 2016 • By Speaker: Dr. Rob MacKay

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadDoes your horse show signs of incoordination, such as stumbling, or seem to be weaker than normal? It’s possible it might have contracted some type of neurological disease. Should you see your horse display these signs, or any other unusual postures or behaviors, a veterinarian should be contacted right […]

Audio AA Live: Common Eye Problems in Pets

Aug 13, 2016 • By Speaker: Dr. Ralph Hamor

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadDogs and cats experience eye problems, just as people do. They can have problems with vision loss as well as conditions experienced by their humans, such as glaucoma, cataracts, corneal injuries and tumors of the eye. However, diseases of pets’ eyes are not always readily apparent to their owners. […]

Audio AA Live: Chemotherapy in Pets

Aug 6, 2016 • By Speaker: Dr. Anna Szivek

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIf your pet has been diagnosed with cancer, your veterinarian might recommend chemotherapy treatment, either by itself or in combination with other treatments. But what exactly is chemotherapy and how does it work? On this show, Dr. Anna Szivek, a board-certified veterinary medical oncologist, will describe chemotherapy – what […]

Audio AA Live: Advantages of Mobile Technology in Shelter Medicine

Jul 30, 2016 • By Speaker: Dr. Brian DiGangi

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThe Veterinary Community Outreach Program at the University of Florida is one of a handful of programs in the country that provides state-of-the-art veterinary expertise to animals taken in by rescue groups needing spay-neuter surgery and occasionally other medical procedures. Not all rescue shelters, however, are capable of transporting […]

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