Animal Airwaves is a daily radio series that features one-minute segments relating to animal health. Each module focuses on a different topic of interest to the owners of all types of animals, ranging from consumer tips offering insights into animal behavior to veterinary patient care breakthroughs and trends.
A production of the UF College of Veterinary Medicine, UF Health Communications and 89.1 WUFT-FM in Gainesville, Animal Airwaves airs three times each day on 89.1 WUFT-FM and 90.1 WJUF-FM in North Central and Mid Florida.
How A Dog Sees: Facts and Myths about Canine Vision
Have you always assumed that because dogs can hear better than humans, they probably don’t need to see very well? Have you even wondered what colors they can see, or...
Helping your senior dog cope with hearing loss
As our dogs age, it’s common for their hearing to fail. But there are ways you can help your pooch to cope. Dogs compensate so well that it’s tough to...
What causes heart murmurs and what do they mean for your pet?
It can be really unsettling to hear that your pet has a heart murmur. But before you panic, let’s take a look at what causes murmurs and what they mean...
The One Health problem of leptospirosis
Involving the environment, animals and people, leptospirosis is a classic One Health disease — and one that public health experts and veterinarians have in their sights. The spread of leptospirosis...
The Role of the Primary Care Veterinarian
Primary care, or general practice, veterinarians do a little bit of everything. Your local veterinarian is likely to be a generalist who treats both healthy and sick animals and is...
Introducing a new kitten to your senior cat
When bringing a new kitten home to your older cat, plan for a gradual introduction. First, let your kitten explore her previously appointed private space while your older cat gets...