MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN
Dean HERB WHITELEY, COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
Season’s Greetings from the College of Veterinary Medicine!
We hope that 2010 has given you many successes to "preen" about, and we wish you much progress in the coming year.
Click on the penguins to view our holiday greeting card with its links to a few of our successes of 2010, including information about how these birds from the Southern Hemisphere connect to our college.
IN MEMORIAM: Dr. H. Fred Troutt
Dr. H. Fred Troutt, professor of veterinary clinical medicine, who passed away on December 4, is remembered for his valued leadership and loyalty to our College, the University of Illinois, and the veterinary medical profession. Read more about his life here.
YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON
As you wrap up your holiday purchases and end-of-year gifts, consider making a tax-deductible donation that supports animal care.
There are many animal care options to choose from, allowing you to select one that best reflects the interest of your special someone. Our secure online gift option is available through December 31.
PICTURE YOUR PET FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Can't get your furry friend to don a pair of reindeer antlers for the family holiday card? We can help.
Try our free "Picture Your Pet" web app. Just upload a photo of your pet(s), customize with your choice of holiday accessories, and you're ready to save, e-mail, or post to Facebook or Twitter. Get started here.
TWELVE MONTHS OF HOPE FOR $10
Give the gift of hope when you buy the 2011 Veterinary Cancer Care Clinic calendar. Each month tells a uniquely inspiring story about one of our cancer patients, as well as providing important information about veterinary cancer.
Get your copy at the teaching hospital small animal reception desk or by contacting Jenny Rose at firstname.lastname@example.org or 217/333-5287.
FROM THE TEACHING HOSPITAL
Emergency Services Are Here for the Holidays
Planning coverage for your clinic during the winter holidays?
The Veterinary Teaching Hospital provides emergency services 24/7/365 --including all holidays.
Clients can call ahead (217-333-5300 for small animal; 217-333-2000 for large animal). For more information about referring emergency and convenient care cases, call Ginger Passalacqua at 217-333-5311.
UPCOMING CONTINUING ED OPPORTUNITIES
DON'T MISS THIS DISCOUNT
Executive Veterinary Program in Small Animal Ultrasound.
$1400 discount for registrations placed by January 14, 2011.
Vet U: An Evening of Free CE, featuring a presentation on "Managing Chronic Rhinitis and Airway Disease in Dogs," by Dr. Julie Byron, January 26, 2011, 6:30 pm, ISVMA, 1121 Chatham Road, Springfeld, Ill.
Canine Oral Surgery Intensive Short Course, February 4-5, 2011,
Horseman’s Clinic, February 5, 2011,
Visit vetmed.illinois.edu/ope/ to learn more about these and other continuing education programs.
Office of Public Engagement site
View our College calendar for other events
Save the Date for the 10th Annual Doodle for Wildlife, Saturday, March 5, 2011, at the I Hotel.
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Happy Holidays and Best Wishes for the New Year!