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South African Series: Q/A with Dr. Perushan Yenketsamy

Aug 25, 2016 / Student Blogs

During her summer rotation in South Africa, fourth-year student Lynsee Melchi interviewed a series of veterinarians about their practice experiences. Dr. Perushan Yenketsamy is a veterinarian at the Bryanston Avian, Exotic and Small Animal Clinic in Johannesburg. He is 31 years old and immensely enjoys the social scene, park walks with his dogs, intelligent conversation,...

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Watching over Angel, Army Father’s Last Gift

Aug 25, 2016 / Patient Stories

What’s in a name? Angel, an eight-year-old hound mix from Georgetown, Ill., recovering from a severe leg fracture thanks to the surgical team at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital, is more than the family pet to the three Nichols siblings, Brhyleigh, Kenneth III, and Branden. Infinitely more. Angel was the last gift their...

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Watch the Critter Cam Livestream

Aug 24, 2016 / General News

Now Livestreaming: Baby Fox Squirrel The University of Illinois Wildlife Medical Clinic—a non-profit organization that provides care and treatment to sick, injured, and orphaned wild animals—will feature a different patient each week on the Critter Cam. Caption and video don’t match? Well, situations can change pretty fast in the Wildlife Medical Clinic, so we can’t always keep...

Alumni Spotlight: Kelly Ballantyne (DVM ’05)

Aug 19, 2016 / Alumni Profiles

In this spotlight series, we are featuring alumni speakers who are presenting at the 2016 Fall Conference for Veterinarians. Register now for Fall Conference or view other alumni speaker profiles; more will be added each week leading up to the conference! Kelly Ballantyne Clinical Instructor, University of Illinois Veterinary Behaviorist, Veterinary Behavior at Illinois Fall Conference Presentation Behavior Case Triage What...

Alumni Spotlight: Marcus Brown (DVM ’86)

Aug 19, 2016 / Alumni Profiles

In this spotlight series, we are featuring alumni speakers who are presenting at the 2016 Fall Conference for Veterinarians. Register now for Fall Conference or view other alumni speaker profiles; more will be added each week leading up to the conference! Marcus Brown (DVM ’86) Owner and Founder of NOVA Cat Clinic Fall Conference Presentation Getting More Cats Into Your...

Alumni Spotlight: Shawn Costello (DVM ’86)

Aug 18, 2016 / Alumni Profiles

In this spotlight series, we are featuring alumni speakers who are presenting at the 2016 Fall Conference for Veterinarians. Register now for Fall Conference or view other alumni speaker profiles; more will be added each week leading up to the conference! Shawn Costello (DVM ’86) Co-Owner/Partner Harvard Veterinary Clinic Harvard, Illinois Fall Conference Presentation Why Didn’t I Think of That? Practice...

Alumni Spotlight: Daniel Snyder (DVM ’87)

Aug 18, 2016 / Alumni Profiles

In this spotlight series, we are featuring alumni speakers who are presenting at the 2016 Fall Conference for Veterinarians. Register now for Fall Conference or view other alumni speaker profiles; more will be added each week leading up to the conference! Daniel Snyder Senior Research Advisor Elanco Research and Development Fall Conference Presentation A Review of the Safety of Macroccyclic...

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Get to Know Linda Brown

Aug 12, 2016 / Get to Know

Linda J. Brown, veterinary technician II, has worked at the College of Veterinary Medicine for 26 years. Using 10 words or less, describe what your role at the college is. Promote animal welfare in agricultural species used in production, teaching. and research. (My best attempt to keep it to 10 words.) Have you held other titles...

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Illinois Launches Certificate Program for Beef Veterinarians

Aug 12, 2016 / General News

Things you don’t learn in veterinary school EVP, long a premier credential for elite swine practitioners, will soon be available for beef veterinarians. The inaugural “EVP in Beef Health Management” unites the expertise of the University of Illinois in post-graduate education with the expertise at Kansas State University in beef cattle production and health management....

Alumni Spotlight: Bill Hollis (DVM ’96)

Aug 11, 2016 / Alumni Profiles

In this spotlight series, we are featuring alumni speakers who are presenting at the 2016 Fall Conference for Veterinarians. Register now for Fall Conference or view other alumni speaker profiles; more will be added each week leading up to the conference! Bill Hollis Partner at Carthage Veterinary Service, LTD Fall Conference Presentation 20 Years of PRRS Virus Management and Control...