Host: John Rossi, DVM, MA and Carlos Aragon, DVM
Pet Health Talk is a brief excursion into the world of veterinary medicine. Hosts Dr. John Rossi and Dr. Carlos Aragon discuss some of the latest news in veterinary medicine and take pre-recorded calls from listeners of their regional radio program. The program features interesting “did you knows” as well as cases of the week, timely topics and warnings for your pets. Other veterinarians drop in occasionally to serve as guest hosts. Drs. Rossi and Aragon have created a lively show that is both highly informational as well as enjoyable to listen to, as they often jokingly banter with each other about otherwise serious topics…and “translate” for each other when the topics get complicated!
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Pet Health Talk with John Rossi, DVM, MA and Carlos Aragon, DVM
About Dr. Aragon
Dr. Carlos Aragon is a graduate of Colorado State University and The University of Georgia. He has completed 13 years of education to be a Board Certified Veterinary Specialist in Surgery which included a 3-year veterinary surgery residency.
Being a Board Certified Surgeon he has a special expertise in surgery having performed thousands of surgeries from fracture treatment to ACL surgery like TTA’s, TPLO’s and Extracapsular repairs; luxated knee cap repairs; cancer surgery; GI, herniated disk and thoracic surgery; wound repair and minimally invasive surgery like arthroscopy. Dr. Aragon has published multiple scientific articles on topics related to ACL surgery in dogs, arthritis management, cancer and wound repair. Dr. Aragon is the Co-owner and Chief of Surgery at AVS, which have locations in Orange Park, Jacksonville and Gainesville – and the proud Father of a new baby boy, Austin Aragon!
About Dr. Rossi
Dr. John Rossi has 26 years of experience as a veterinarian and is a graduate of the class of ’86 from the University of Florida He also has a Master’s Degree in Zoology, and has taught biology at the college level. Dr. Rossi is also the owner of Riverside Animal Hospital. He is widely known as an exotic animal doctor and he has given lectures around the country (including for four years at the North American Veterinary Conference) but also treats tons of dogs and cats.
He is the author of 9 books including the “What’s Wrong with My Pet” book series which has a separate book on dogs, cats, ferrets, snakes and iguanas (and coming soon…turtles)! He has a son that just graduated from medical school and yes, before you ask, he is the author of “The Freedom Fairytale” which is about politics but we promise you… he will not touch on that topic here!
Dr. Rossi treats dogs, cats, ferrets, guinea pigs, snakes, hamsters, gerbils, lizards, turtles, rabbits, rats, mice, raccoons, skunks, foxes… you name it — he treats it!