New programs seek justice for victims of animal abuse

Two new programs spearheaded by Dr. Adam Stern aim to bring justice to victims of animal abuse.

UF veterinarians successfully remove shoe from stomach of Nile crocodile

Successful surgery was performed to remove a shoe from the stomach of a 10.5 foot, 341-pound Nile crocodile on Feb. 5.

Animal Airwaves celebrates 10 years of public radio broadcast success

Ten years later, Animal Airwaves is nationally syndicated on public radio and going strong.

Oral health affects all aspects of pet wellness, UF veterinarians say

Routine dental care is a key component of pet wellness, UF veterinarians say.


Protecting the Florida Manatee: Why it Takes a Village

Florida’s beloved state marine mammal, the manatee, is facing difficult times in parts of the state. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is presently investigating a high level of…

How sound waves help horses heal

Extracorporeal [extra-core-POOR-ee-ul] shockwave therapy is used in horses to help heal wounds as well as tendon, ligament and some bony injuries. Let’s break that down. ‘Extracorporeal’ means ‘outside the body’…

Helping aging dogs get around

Like people, aging dogs have a tougher time getting around. Stiffness and unsteadiness can turn a simple routine into an obstacle course. But pooch parents can ease their buddies’ burdens…

Dog bathing 101

Dogs keep themselves pretty clean under normal circumstances. But how often should we bathe them for a deeper cleaning? Your sense of smell can help you make the call. If…


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Animal Hospitals

Need animal care? Visit the UF Small Animal and Large Animal Hospitals. From dogs, cats, birds and exotics to horses, cattle, llamas, pigs and many other large farm or food animals, our experienced veterinary staff is ready to assist.

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