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 LIVE: Hemodialysis: A high-tech treatment for kidney injury in pets

Feb 28, 2015 • By Speaker: Dr. Carsten Bandt

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadA growing specialty in “high tech” veterinary medicine is hemodialysis therapy for the treatment of life-threatening kidney injury. The UF Small Animal Hospital at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine is one of only five veterinary specialty hospitals in the country that provide this treatment, which can […]

Audio LIVE: Compassion Fatigue

Feb 21, 2015 • By Speaker: Dr. Ron Del Moro

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn a stressful world, it’s often difficult for many people to find work-life balance. For those who work in the caring professions – veterinary medicine, medicine, nursing, just to name a few – stress is often magnified because their lives revolve around the well-being of others. Avoiding burnout and […]

Audio LIVE: Veterinarians in the Military

Feb 14, 2015 • By Speaker: Dr. Katie Barry

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThe U.S. Army Veterinary Corps provides a means for veterinarians to provide expertise in a variety of ways, ranging from the provision of medical and surgical care to military working dogs to participation in a variety of humanitarian missions to eradicate disease or provide service during natural disasters. Dr. […]

Audio LIVE: Treating Cancer in Animals: A Team Approach

Feb 7, 2015 • By Speaker: Dr. Sarah Boston and Dr. Amandine LeJeune

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIf your pet has cancer, you may find yourself seeking specialized care to ensure the best possible treatment and outcome for your animal. Your veterinarian may refer you to a specialty care center, where a team of oncologists with expertise in medical, surgical and radiation oncology will develop a treatment plan […]

Audio LIVE: Spinal diseases in dogs

Jan 31, 2015 • By Speaker: Dr. Schaer

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadDoes your dog have difficulty walking, sitting or controlling its bodily functions? Do you see a loss of muscle mass in your pet? All of these things can be signs of spinal cord disease. Dr. Sheila Carrera-Justiz, a board-certified veterinary neurology specialist, will discuss how veterinarians are able to […]

Audio LIVE: Disaster Prevention in Pets: What You Can Do

Jan 24, 2015 • By Speaker: Dr. Wendy Mandese

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadBefore you find yourself in a crisis mode with your pet’s health, keep in mind that there are things you can do to prevent many disasters from happening. The routine use of preventive measures can keep expensive and life-threatening diseases at bay. Dr. Wendy Mandese will discuss the importance […]

Audio LIVE: Ecology, Evolution and Infectious Diseases

Jan 10, 2015 • By Speaker: Dr. Jim Wellehan

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadVeterinary medicine and human medicine intersect in many ways, one of which is in the evolution of infectious diseases over time. As diseases make their way from animals to humans, and in some cases, vice versa, the entire ecosystem can be affected. Dr. Jim Wellehan, a zoological medicine and […]

Audio LIVE: Pesky Skin Parasites

Dec 13, 2014 • By Speaker: Dr. Dunbar Gram

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadDoes your pet have a constant itch? Understanding and managing allergies in pets can be a huge challenge, both for pet owners and their veterinarians. In a follow-up to an earlier show on itchy pets, Dr. Dunbar Gram, a veterinary dermatology specialist, will discuss how certain parasites – fleas […]

Audio LIVE: Well-being and safety of dairy cattle

Dec 6, 2014 • By Speaker: Dr. Carlos Risco

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThe role veterinarians play in keeping dairy products safe is quite significant. It involves not only animal health, but also an understanding of herd management and biosafety practices. Dr. Carlos Risco, a food animal veterinarian, will discuss issues that affect dairy cows in Florida and elsewhere. He’ll talk about […]

Audio LIVE: How Veterinarians Think: A Preview of the Thought Processes of Case Management

Sep 27, 2014 • By Speaker: Dr. Andrew Specht

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHave you ever wondered how veterinarians figure out what is wrong with an animal patient, since our pets can’t talk? Dr. Andrew Specht, a small animal internal medicine specialist, will provide a behind-the-scenes overview of how veterinarians make use of medical history and physical examinations to make case management […]

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