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: 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, […]

Audio LIVE: “Advances in Pet Cancer Surgery, a Team Approach”

Aug 1, 2015 • By Speaker: Dr. Sarah Boston, Dr. Brad Case and Dr. Beau Toskich

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadTreatment of a variety of forms of pet cancer has advanced rapidly in recent years, thanks in part due to technology but also to enhanced collaborations between veterinary and human medicine. On this show, two UF veterinary surgery specialists and a UF physician specializing in interventional radiology, soft tissue […]

Audio LIVE: “What’s New in Equine Research”

Jun 13, 2015 • By Speaker: Dr. Chris Sanchez

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadAdvances in equine health care frequently are the direct result of science conducted to shed light on specific problems. Treatment options for colic and many other common diseases of adult horses as well as foals have improved due to research conducted at UF and elsewhere. Dr. Chris Sanchez, a […]

Audio LIVE: “Managing Injured Wildlife Species”

Jun 6, 2015 • By Speaker: Dr. Darryl Heard

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadEndangered or threatened wildlife species including Florida panthers, gopher tortoises, bald eagles routinely suffer from injuries suffered in the wild and increasingly in areas where human residential or commercial development encroach upon their territory. In addition to providing treatment for these types of species, the UF zoological medicine service […]

Audio LIVE: “Veterinary Surgery-What to Expect”

May 30, 2015 • By Speaker: Dr. Mauricio Dujowich

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadJust as in people, many diseases as well as traumas experienced by pets require surgery for the best prognosis. Dr.Mauricio Dujowich, a veterinary surgery specialist, will discuss some of the more common situations requiring surgery, techniques now being used to treat various conditions, why a team approach to problem solving […]

Audio LIVE: Locating and Managing Equine Lameness

Apr 18, 2015 • By Speaker: Dr. Ali Morton

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIf your horse seems to have developed an abnormal gait or shows obvious difficulty walking or running, you may be dealing with a lameness issue. Dr. Ali Morton, an equine surgeon specializing in lameness and rehabilitation, will discuss what lameness is and how veterinarians are able to pinpoint it, […]

Audio LIVE: Dos and Don’ts of Dog and Cat Emergencies

Apr 11, 2015 • By Speaker: Dr. Bobbi Conner

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWhether your pet has ingested a foreign body, such as a toy or a sock, gotten into spilled family medicine, nibbled on a poisonous plant or experienced a traumatic injury such as being bitten by another dog or hit by a car, you most likely have an emergency on […]

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