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 animalairwaves@wuft.org.

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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 […]

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 […]

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