UF veterinarians successfully using new placenta-derived treatment for animals with severe bone loss

A human placenta-derived compound is being used with promising results by UF veterinarians to treat animals with severe bone loss.

Mississippi horse recuperating well at home after treatment at UF to correct heart arrhythmia

UF’s array of veterinary cardiology services convinced horse’s owners to drive him to Gainesville for treatment.

UF researchers study whether approved drugs can block transmission of virus behind COVID-19

UF researchers are studying whether approved drugs can block transmission of virus behind COVID-19.

UF College of Veterinary Medicine family stands against racism and racial prejudice

Interim Dean Dana Zimmel shared the following statement in response to the killing of George Floyd.


Poisons Lurking in the Garden for Pets and Livestock – Original air: Nov. 22, 2019

Plants contain a number of chemicals, many of which are used for medication and as therapeutic agents for animals and humans. However, ingestion of the wrong chemical, or of certain chemicals…

Amphibian Health

Amphibians, such as frogs, toads and salamanders, may not get the attention that other animal species do, but their importance to ecosystem health around the globe cannot be overstated. Many…

Viral Immunology in Animals: the Mechanisms of Disease Defenses

Viruses have been a major selective factor on the evolution of animals. On this show, Dr. Jim Wellehan, a zoo medicine veterinarian and virologist, will discuss what we can learn from veterinary…

Preparing your Pet for Summer Vacation – Original air: April 19, 2019

Are your pets vaccines up to date, for possible boarding and travel plans? Is your pet microchipped? Make sure to schedule a check-up with your pet before heading out of…


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Animal Airwaves

Syndicated Podcast

Animal Airwaves

Animal Airwaves is a daily radio series that features one-minute segments relating to animal health, ranging from insights into animal behavior to veterinary patient care breakthroughs and trends.

Animal Airwaves