June 2016

Farm Week (Jan. 17) – Dr. Rick Fredrickson, veterinarian and director of the University of Illinois Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, recently received the APHIS 2021 administrator’s award. In this interview, he describes the past two years…
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Blondie and Sandy

Blondie Beats the Odds after Shattering Ankle

June 27, 2016 / Patient Stories

Is it true blondes have more fun? For Miss Clairol—better known by her pet name, “Blondie”—an 11-year-old Palomino show horse that recovered from a devastating leg injury to compete again at a championship level thanks…
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Smith and Wilson

‘Cast Away’ Horse Finds New Home

June 21, 2016 / Patient Stories

In late April, a Standardbred race horse was brought to the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital showing signs of lameness. A couple of x-rays revealed a simple incomplete fracture of a bone just above the…
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Ayden

Long-Term Patient Gets Going-Away Party

June 07, 2016 / Patient Stories

Clay Johnson says of his 14-year-old Siberian Husky, Ayden, “With his life story, you could write a book on this dog.” It would be a tale of survival. Ayden was “rescued” by the Johnsons at…
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