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.

College breaks record in food drive donations

The food bank’s “Top 10” holiday drives has included the college for two years in a row.


Endocrine Tumors of Dogs and Cats

Endocrine tumors are relatively rare in dogs and cats compared to other forms of cancer. Due to the role of the endocrine system, however, their potential impact on health is…

Chonky cats: the dark side of the social media craze

You may have seen them already—the social media posts of so-called “chonky” cats. These rotund felines are exploited as adorable, chubby cherubs. But there’s something dangerous going on here. Not…

Lice are winter nuisances for cattle

Flies and ticks target cattle during warm weather, but winter isn’t without its pests, too. That’s when lice settle in. Lice are tiny parasitic insects that spread readily among individuals….

The whys and hows of tooth loss in cats

There are a number of reasons why cats lose teeth or need tooth extractions. Gum disease—aka periodontal disease—is one of the most common. Tartar or trauma to the gums can…


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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