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: 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 […]

Audio LIVE: Minimally Invasive Surgery and Pain Management in Veterinary Medicine

Sep 20, 2014 • By Speaker: Dr. Brad Case

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadToday’s veterinary surgery specialists are able to use minimally invasive techniques in many procedures. These procedures use small camera-scopes and other fine instruments which dramatically decreases tissue injury, risk of infection and postoperative discomfort. Combined with better pain management methods and enhanced technology, outcomes for pets that need surgery […]

Audio LIVE: Dealing with Itchy Pets

Jul 19, 2014 • By Speaker: Dr. Rosanna Marsella

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIf your pet is constantly “itchy” or prone to ear infections, you may be dealing with an allergy of some kind. Persistent scratching and itching can be hard on your pet, but also on you, sorting out the cause of the problem can be frustrating and may take time. […]

Audio LIVE: More on Pet Safety in Summer

Jul 12, 2014 • By Speaker: Dr. Michael Schaer

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadDon’t let the dog days of summer hurt your four-legged friend. Dr. Michael Schaer, an emergency and critical care specialist, will discuss common problems seen by emergency veterinarians in the summer months. From heat stress to snakebite to thunderstorm phobias and water-related hazards, the potential for accidents and injury […]

Audio LIVE: Veterinary Anesthesia & Pain Management

Jun 21, 2014 • By Speaker: Dr. Tiffany Granone

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadMany procedures in veterinary medicine require some form of sedation or pain management. How such medication is administered and monitored is critically important. The role of the veterinary anesthesiologist is to determine whether anesthesia or analgesia is appropriate in each case, which drugs to use and how they should […]

Audio LIVE: Exotic Pets

Jun 14, 2014 • By Speaker: Dr. Darryl Heard

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadEver thought you might want to bring an exotic pet into your household? Pets other than the traditional dog or cat have become increasingly popular in the past few decades. However, before you bring home a pet rabbit, a snake, an iguana, a ferret or some other exotic species, […]

Audio Live: Disaster Preparedness and Veterinary Medicine

Jun 7, 2014 • By Speaker: John Haven

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThe UF College of Veterinary Medicine is a leader in disaster response efforts in the state of Florida and beyond. John Haven, director of the Veterinary Emergency Treatment Services (VETS) disaster response and technical rescue team, provides an update on the kinds of training involved in these efforts and […]

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