April 2017

Dr. Amanda Predki by Alma Mater

“I always knew I wanted to be a doctor,” said Dr. Amanda Predki. “It just took me a while to figure out that I wanted to be a veterinarian.” Growing up in Illinois, she never…
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[Loki before and after his illness]

Mischievous Loki Makes Miraculous Recovery

April 29, 2017 / General News

Loki Before the Illness, During Recovery Imagine you bring home a mixed-breed terrier puppy and his boundless energy immediately captures your heart. “He was very healthy, very active,” Miranda Karban says of the family pet,…
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Get to Know Joe (Huanyu) Qiao

April 27, 2017 / Get to Know

Joe (Huanyu) Qiao, an assistant professor in the Department of Comparative Biosciences, has been at the College of Veterinary Medicine for a little more than three months. Using 10 words or less, describe what your role…
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Get to Know Michael Spinella

April 21, 2017 / Get to Know

Michael Spinella, an associate professor of comparative biosciences, has worked at the College of Veterinary Medicine for a little under a year. Using 10 words or less, describe what your role at the college is: To maintain a…
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[four baby bunnies]

Spread the Word: Baby Bunnies Best Left in Nest

April 18, 2017 / General News

Adorable? Yes. Helpless? Orphaned? In need of human intervention? Probably not. That’s the message Dr. Julia Whittington, medical director of the University of Illinois Wildlife Medical Clinic, is hoping to spread far and wide—and fast….
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[Judy and Ed Polzin in Molly's Place]

Donors Create ‘Molly’s Place’ to Bring Peace

April 09, 2017 / Giving Stories

[row][column size=6] March 27 was a special day at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital. A celebration was held to dedicate Molly’s Place, a room of love and peace “to bring healing and compassion…
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[patient story-mayzie]

Mayzie Bounds Back after Microchip Mishap

April 01, 2017 / Patient Stories

‘Teaching Moment’ Has Happy Ending Most experts agree that implanting a microchip in your dog is one of the safest and most responsible decisions a pet owner can make, ensuring you can be found if…
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