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: “Getting into Veterinary School”

Apr 20, 2018 • By Speakers: Dr. Juan Samper and Alex Avelino

If you or anyone in your family are considering a career in veterinary medicine, there’s a lot that you should know. The path to acceptance requires a lot of hard work, but a career in veterinary medicine can be very rewarding. On this show, Dr. Juan Samper, associate dean of academic and student affairs, joins […]

Audio AA Live: “Equine Reproduction: Managing a Successful Breeding Program”

Apr 13, 2018 • By Speaker: Dr. Juan Samper

Horse breeding is big business, and the key to any successful breeding program lies in health care of both mares and stallions. The science of equine reproduction, also known as theriogenology, has advanced enormously in the recent years, and maintaining genetic diversity is an important principal that equine reproduction veterinarians adhere to. Dr. Juan Samper, […]

Audio AA Live: Keeping Your Pet Bird Healthy

Jan 19, 2018 • By Speaker: Dr. Darryl Heard

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadDo you have a feathered rather than a furry friend in your household? Pet birds can be wonderful companions, but sometimes even subtle signs of a problem can mean serious trouble. Awareness of some of the key issues that can affect pet birds is critical and can make the […]

Audio AA Live: One Health: The Critical Role of the Veterinarian

Jan 12, 2018 • By Speaker: Dr. Ilaria Capua

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadOne Health is a term used to connote the connected efforts between multiple disciplines who work locally, nationally and internationally to optimize health for animals, people and the environment. Many people may not know that due to their expertise, veterinarians play a key role in One Health. Dr. Ilaria […]

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 […]

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