Prenatal Exposure to Chemical May Affect Male Fertility

Mar 19, 2018 / In the News

NewsWise (March 14) – “Sperm counts among men have dropped substantially over the last few decades, but the reason for such an alarming phenomenon is not known. These results suggest that when a mother is exposed to an endocrine disruptor during pregnancy, her son and the son’s future generations may suffer from decreased fertility or...

Rehabilitation Services for Animals

Mar 19, 2018 / In the News

Herald & Review (March 16) – Carrie Chandler-Harrison is a certified veterinary technician and certified canine rehabilitation practitioner at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Urbana. When an animal loses some function of its body, she is there to create a rehabilitation plan to improve the animal’s quality of life. Also in:...

Wildlife Orphan Season Is Here

Mar 15, 2018 / In the News

ciLiving (March 14) – Dr. Sarah Reich from the University of Illinois Wildlife Medical Clinic, advises what to do if you–or your pets–encounter a wildlife orphan.

Cat Behavior: Multiple Resources

Mar 12, 2018 / In the News

News-Gazette (March 11) – The second pillar of providing a healthy environment for your cat is: Provide your cat with the resources he needs and spread them out. Key resources for cats include food and water, litter boxes, scratching posts and safe spaces, both elevated and ground level, which constitute the first pillar of a...

Veterinary Forensics

Mar 9, 2018 / In the News

ciLiving (March 9) – Dr. Adam Stern, a veterinary pathologist at the University of Illinois Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, who is also section head for the university’s Midwest Center for Veterinary Forensics, talks veterinary forensics.

Women in Veterinary Medicine

Mar 8, 2018 / In the News

WCIA-TV News (March 8) – Illinois veterinary student Emily Sutton has wanted to be a vet since childhood, and she’s part of a female majority in the profession. “We love the fact that we are predominately female and I think that it represents a turning point and we’re going to start getting more women into...

Veterinary College Partners to Help K9 Officers

Mar 3, 2018 / In the News

Big Ten Network (March 3) – In partnership with the Carle Hospital’s Arrow Ambulance Service, Illinois’ College of Veterinary Medicine is creating treat and transport protocols for EMTs and other first responders so that they can safely and effectively provide the care injured working dogs need. How Illinois is providing critical care for working dogs:...

Healing Emotional Trauma in Pets

Mar 2, 2018 / In the News

PetMD (March) – Like humans, traumatized cats and dogs can develop fear and anxiety disorders, says Dr. Kelly Ballantyne, a board-certified veterinary behaviorist at the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois. “Dogs and cats may attempt to escape or flee situations where frightened, they may become aggressive when interacted with or if...

Aspirating Lymph Nodes (video)

Feb 28, 2018 / In the News

American Veterinarian (Feb. 28) – Anne Barger, DVM, MS, DACVP, clinical professor in pathobiology at University of Illinois, says the most common time veterinarians perform lymph node aspiration is when the lymph node is enlarged. But the other time you should aspirate a lymph node is if the animal has another kind of tumor and...

Veterinarians Assist Overturned Hog Trailer

Feb 27, 2018 / In the News

Fox Illinois (Feb. 26) – A semi carrying 178 pigs shut down part of Interstate 57 Monday morning. Three pigs escaped the trailer and at least six had to be euthanized. University of Illinois vet med responded to the scene to help transfer the pigs and make sure they were okay. “Our role really is...