CAT HEALTH ALERT: Recent Cases of Tularemia, and Measures to Recognize It and Prevent Its Spread
Three cats originating from two households were diagnosed with tularemia at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital in July and September. These cats resided within a mile of each other at the eastern edge of Savoy. Tularemia is infrequently seen in cats and is rare in dogs. Indoor housecats are not at risk of contracting this disease.
OCTOBER 2 VET MED OPEN HOUSE CELEBRATES WORLD VETERINARY YEAR
Stop by our Sunday, October 2 Vet Med Open House, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and get a behind-the-scenes look at the state's only veterinary college and its Veterinary Teaching Hospital.
New to this year's program will be demonstrations of the work that service dogs do, presented by a University of Illinois student organization that trains these dogs Prospective veterinarians take note that this year there will be only one career talk, and it will start at 11 a.m.
Since this year's theme celebrates International World Veterinary Year, this year's poster and program offer guests a quick lesson in how to speak international animal sounds.
Did you know that Italian dogs greet each other by saying "bau bau," while their Russian counterparts say "hav-hav"? Download a copy of our poster and see what our animal friends are saying all around the globe.
WHY SPAYING YOUR PET MAY BE GOOD FOR HER HEALTH
Spaying your animal companion may have more benefits that you thought. Watch this video with Dr. Mauria O'Brien, emergency and critical care veterinarian at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital, and learn how spaying can help safeguard female dogs and cats from a number of health issues.
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