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: Just the Facts: Surgery at Veterinary Teaching Hospitals

Jul 16, 2016 • By Speaker: Dr. Stan Kim

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadVeterinary teaching hospitals perform a variety of surgical procedures to help animal patients, but many people have misconceptions about what actually takes place during these procedures. Dr. Stanley Kim, a board-certified veterinary orthopedic surgeon, will dispel some of the myths associated with veterinary surgery at a teaching hospital, including […]

Audio AA LIVE: “Animal CSI”: Veterinary Forensics

May 7, 2016 • By Speaker: Dr. Jason Byrd

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadKnowledge gained in the field of human forensic science and medicine has helped forge an exciting new field of veterinary forensic sciences. Dr. Jason Byrd, associate director of the William R. Maples Center for Forensic Medicine at the University of Florida and a leader in this emerging area, will discuss how this […]

Audio AA Live: “Cancer in Pets: What Pet Owners Should Know”

Apr 30, 2016 • By Speaker: Dr. Sarah Boston

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadPets get cancer, just like people do. Fortunately, diagnostic tools and treatment technology just keep getting better. If your pet has received a cancer diagnosis, you may have many options available to you for treatment, but decision making can still be difficult and emotional. On tomorrow’s Animal Airwaves-Live, Dr. […]

Audio AA Live: “Poisonous Plant Awareness for Large and Small Animals”

Apr 23, 2016 • By Speaker: Dr. Chris Martyniuk

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadPlant life, including ornamental bushes and shrubbery, is ubiquitous throughout the country. While plants play an important role in the ecosystem and can be a beautiful arrangement in someone’s garden, some species can prove toxic to animals who ingest their leaves, seeds or stems. Dr. Chris Martyniuk, a toxicologist, […]

Audio AA Live: “Neonatal and Pediatric Emergency Care of Dogs and Cats”

Apr 16, 2016 • By Speaker: Dr. Ashley Allen

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadNewborn or very young kittens and puppies can be challenging to treat when facing a medical emergency. Everything from body chemistry to anatomy in tiny pets differs from their older counterparts, so special care is needed in how they are handled every step of the way, from diagnostics to […]

Audio AA LIVE: Veterinary Medical School Admissions

Apr 2, 2016 • By Speaker: Dr. Pam Ginn and Alex Avelino

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadMany steps are involved in veterinary medical school admissions these days, from curriculum requirements to hands-on experience and a demonstrated understanding of what the veterinary medical profession is all about.  On this show, Dr. Pam Ginn, director of admissions for the UF College of Veterinary Medicine, and pre-veterinary advisor […]

Audio AA LIVE: Coughing and heart disease in pets

Mar 26, 2016 • By Speaker: Dr. Meg Sleeper

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIf your pet has a persistent cough, there could be many causes, which is why it’s important to seek veterinary care as soon as you’re aware of a problem. Coughing could represent heart disease in dogs – but not in cats. Veterinary cardiology specialist Dr. Meg Sleeper will discuss […]

Audio AA Live: What You Should Know about Colic in Horses

Mar 19, 2016 • By Speaker: Dr. Sarah Reuss

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadMost cases of equine colic are related to problems in the gastrointestinal tract and are reflected in signs of abdominal pain in the horse. But horse owners know that while many different things can cause colic, the condition can be fatal if left untreated. In fact, colic is the […]

Audio AA LIVE: The Science of Dairy Welfare

Mar 12, 2016 • By Speaker: Dr. Ricardo Chebel

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHow dairy cattle are raised and cared for is an important issue affecting veterinarians, farmers and the public. Increasingly strict governmental standards affecting food safety and animal welfare have meant farmers in the dairy industry must work even more closely with veterinarians to ensure best practices for environmental, human […]

Audio AA LIVE: Breed type, breed hype: why mislabeled shelter dogs may face dangerous consequences

Mar 5, 2016 • By Speaker: Dr. Julie Levy

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWhen dogs end up at animal shelters, staff working at those shelters are often required to guess what breed it might be based solely on its appearance. Recent studies have shown, however, that visual dog breed assessment at shelters is often inaccurate. Dr. Julie Levy, a shelter medicine professor, […]

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