PET U OFFERS RED CROSS FIRST & CPR TRAINING FOR PET OWNERS
On Saturday, February 11, Pet U will present “Red Cross First Aid and CPR” taught by Dr. Kandice Norrell, primary care veterinarian at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital. During this four-hour session, participants will learn how to prepare for emergencies that involve their cat or dog, as well as how to protect themselves and their pet from further harm during emergencies with the use of prompt, effective first aid actions and care. This session will focus on providing immediate and temporary care until the pet can be taken to a veterinarian for attention.
Registration ends January 30; enrollment is limited to 40. The registration fee is $35.
FEBRUARY 4 HORSEMAN'S CLINIC OFFERS HELPFUL HOW-TOS
The sixth annual Horseman's Clinic will be held on Saturday, February 4, at the Large Animal Clinic in Urbana, Ill. It offers seven hours of practical advice on nutrition, eye health, preventing infectious disease at shows, and more.
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IT'S DOODLE TIME! JOIN THE EXPEDITION
Are you ready for an exhilarating expedition to support local wildlife and the veterinary students who care for them? Join us at 6:30 pm on Saturday, March 3, at the I Hotel & Conference Center, Champaign, Ill., for the 2012 Doodle for Wildlife dinner and auction benefit for the University of Illinois Wildlife Medical Clinic
And if you're really adventurous, you won't want to miss the VIP pre-dinner reception*, where you'll get to celebrate Wildlife for Life recipient Dr. LeRoy Neitzel, mingle with Brookfield Zoo veterinarian Dr. Jennifer Langan, meet our resident raptors and animals from Miller Park Zoo, and snag a wildlife swag bag.
* Attendance at the VIP pre-dinner reception requires an additional registration fee.
AVIAN VETERINARIAN TO SPEAK ON SOCIOLOGICAL DIMENSIONS OF CONSERVATION
Can disciplines such as psychology and sociology play a role in wildlife conservation? Dr. LoraKim Joyner believes they can.
She will speak on "Human Dimensions of Conservation" at 7:00 pm on Monday, January 30, at the Large Animal Clinic Auditorium of the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. The lecture is free and open to the public. Free parking is available in Lot F-27, 2001 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana.
1008 W. Hazelwood Drive :: Urbana, IL 61802 :: 217.333.5300 (small animal) :: 217.333.2000 (large animal)