Working Shift (WBEZ; Aug. 22) – Podcast of an interview with Dr. Kelly Ballantyne, one of only 69 boarded veterinary behaviorists in North American and one of only two in the Chicago area. https://www.wbez.org/shows/morning-shift/working-shift-pet-behaviorist/0535d0c0-42f2-4879-a81d-722536184926
News-Gazette (Aug. 22) – “Pain is a very individualized experience,” said Dr. Ashley Mitek, who recently completed a three-year residency in anesthesiology and pain management at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Urbana. “Just like humans, pets experience pain and respond to pain in many different ways. The only difference is that our...
ciLiving (WCIA-TV; Aug. 19) – Dr. Tim Fan and Dr. Alycen Lundberg talk about a new anti-cancer agent available for cats with cancer through a clinical trial at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital. http://www.illinoishomepage.net/ciliving/clinical-trial-to-combat-cancer-in-cats
The Paw Report (WEIU-TV; Aug. 15) – Kim Knap from the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital, discusses pet weight management, specifically a program for overweight animals, called “Shape Up Pup.”
Fox Illinois TV News (Aug. 15) – There’s a new medical wonder for pets battling cancer. It’s the first of its kind in the country and it’s the first at the University of Illinois Small Animal Clinic. The Optical Coherence Tomography, or OCT scanner, can detect cancerous cells during a surgical operation as opposed to...
Beef Vet (Aug. 11) – The inaugural EVP in Beef Health Management is open for registration at evp.illinois.edu. The course starts in April 2017 and consists of 10 two-day modules that will wrap up in October 2018. http://beefmagazine.com/beef-vet/next-april-executive-program-beef-veterinarians Also in: DVM 360 Magazine (Aug. 15) http://veterinarynews.dvm360.com/new-business-focused-certification-available-cattle-veterinarians
Star Courier (Aug. 9) – The puppy that sustained several fractures to his skull with swelling on the brain, and a shattered jaw, in addition to other injuries after an attack by another dog was brought to the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in Urbana for surgery. http://www.starcourier.com/obituaries/20160809/pet-lovers-come-to-aid-of-puppy-injured-in-attack
News-Gazette (July 7) – According to veterinary behaviorist Dr. Kelly Ballantyne, dogs are not considered to have obsessive-compulsive disorders, but rather compulsive disorders in general. http://www.news-gazette.com/living/2016-08-08/pet-talk-compulsive-disorders.html
The 21st (WILL-AM; Aug. 4) – Dr. Tim Fan, veterinary clinical medicine, and Jianjun Cheng, materials science and engineering, talk about their study that demonstrates nanoparticles can be used to deliver cancer drugs to the tumors of dogs that have bone cancer.
WCIA-TV Current (Aug. 3) – Dr. Ashley Mitek, an instructor at the College of Veterinary Medicine, talks about how to keep pets healthy throughout their lives. http://www.illinoishomepage.net/current/current-live-guests/adulting-pet-health