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Derby the Owl Goes on TV

Apr 13, 2018 / In the News

ciLiving (April 11) – Dr. Sarah Reich from the University of Illinois Wildlife Medical Clinic introduces Derby the screech owl to ciLiving viewers, and invites them to the annual Baby Shower on April 21. Critters Uncaged with U of I Wildlife Medical Clinic Meet Derby, today's Critters Uncaged guest from Wildlife Medical Clinic at Illinois!...

Feline Oral Cancer Research

Apr 13, 2018 / In the News

Catster (April 12) – In cat cancer research there are so many unanswered questions … from a research standpoint, this is exciting,” says Alycen Lundberg, DVM, who is currently pursuing a PhD focused on feline oral cancer at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital. http://www.catster.com/cat-health-care/advancements-in-fighting-feline-cancer

Veterinary Faculty Member Speaks on Dog Film

Apr 11, 2018 / In the News

Smile Politely (April 2) – The Art Theater’s Science on Screen series will include Wes Anderson’s new stop motion animated movie Isle of Dogs, followed by a conversation with Dr. Jennifer Dungar, Assistant Professor at the College of Veterinary Medicine. http://www.smilepolitely.com/culture/the_real_science_behind_your_favorite_movies/

Free Eye Exams for Service Animals

Apr 11, 2018 / In the News

US AgNet (April 11) – Drs. Bianca Martins and Katie Fleming, board-certified ophthalmologists at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Urbana, encourage owners of service animals to register in April for the National Service Animal Eye Exam event, which is organized by the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) and Stokes Pharmacy. http://www.usagnet.com/state_headlines/state_story.php?tble=IL2018&ID=408

When to Aspirate a Tumor

Apr 11, 2018 / In the News

American Veterinarian (April 10) – The most common time veterinarians perform lymph node aspiration is probably when the lymph node is enlarged, according to Anne Barger, DVM, MS, DACVP, clinical professor in pathobiology at the University of Illinois. http://www.americanveterinarian.com/journals/amvet/2018/april2018/clinical-tidbits-april-2018

Update on Injured Pelican

Apr 11, 2018 / In the News

Effingham Daily News (April 11) – “After X rays, we determined it was a bullet wound,” said Dr. Sarah Reich of the University of Illinois Wildlife Medical Clinic in Urbana. “The bullet traced under his shoulder and a piece of the bullet fragment was lodged in his neck. He was severely anemic. He had lost...

Pelican Shot in Newton, Ill., Brought to Wildlife Medical Clinic

Apr 5, 2018 / In the News

WAND-TV (April 5) – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources Conservation Police are investigation the deaths of five white pelicans shot at the Newton Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area in Jasper County on April 3. A sixth pelican was injured and was brought by officers to the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine...

Healthy Pet Week Coming

Apr 4, 2018 / In the News

WCIA-TV Morning Show (April 4) – Dr. Ashley Mitek from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine joins us to talk about Healthy Pet Week, occurring April 8-14, 2018. http://www.illinoishomepage.net/the-morning-show/healthy-pet-week/1101599656 Also in: * News-Gazette (April 8) http://www.news-gazette.com/living/2018-04-09/pet-talk-little-vigilance-goes-long-way.html

Program to Track Illinois Ticks

Apr 4, 2018 / In the News

News-Gazette (April 3) – “What we’re doing is mobilizing people around the state who are outside on a regular basis and come in contact with ticks to tell us what they observed and send us the ticks that are on them,” said Marilyn O’Hara Ruiz, a UI pathobiology professor who helped develop the I-TICK program....

Nail Puncturing Horse’s Hoof Is Emergency Situation

Apr 2, 2018 / In the News

The Horse (April 1) – Nails or other objects that have punctured the bottom of the hoof, sometimes called “street nails,” require careful veterinary inspection and often radiographs, according to equine intern Dr. Jessie McAfoos. https://thehorse.com/156781/street-nails-an-equine-emergency/