December 2018

Illinois Times (Oct. 6) – “We have a lack of supply to meet the demand. I have students just starting the third of their four years who are getting job offers from practices that are…
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[Illinois veterinary students present to SWATT program handlers]

Hope Behind Bars – Handlers Learn Veterinary Skills

December 21, 2018 / General News

Students Make Second Visit to Training Program After our Human-Animal Bond Association club visited Shawnee Correctional Center in October to learn about the S.W.A.T.T. (Shawnee Wellness Assistance Therapy Training) program, we were eager to help…
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[older horses]

Caring for Older Horses

December 07, 2018 / Student Blogs

With proper care, older horses can prosper The lifespan of the horse has increased over the years. Improved veterinary medicine, a better understanding of care, and the role of horses as pasture pets are some…
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Students pose after third-year surgery

Teamwork, Support Make First Surgery Rewarding

December 05, 2018 / Student Blogs

Junior Surgery Week The week we have all been dreading since we first heard about it: “junior surgery week” If you haven’t hit your third year of vet school yet, you’ve heard about this week…
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[Steve Juriga]

Veterinarians Collaborate on Website for K9 Handlers

December 05, 2018 / Alumni News

Alumnus Contributes Dental Health Information The opioid epidemic isn’t only impacting humans but is now killing working dogs, vulnerable to ultra-potent opioids entering the illegal drug trade. Drs. Maureen McMichael, professor of veterinary clinical medicine,…
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[Reilee Juhl and Sarah Wright]

Networking Leads to Clownfish Research Project

December 02, 2018 / Research News

I Plan to Present and Publish My Data Last fall at the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians conference, I had the pleasure of meeting Dr. Gregory Lewbart of North Carolina State University, who offered to…
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