March 2019

Daily Herald (May 17) – Alyssa Mazzoccoli, second-year student at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, was recently honored with a scholarship. Mazzoccoli hails from Chicago, Ill. https://www.dailyherald.com/submitted/20220517/mazzoccoli-recognized-with-veterinary-college-scholarship

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Equine Foot Pain: Treatment Options

March 06, 2019 / Practitioner Updates

Foot pain is the most common cause of lameness in horses. Frequent sources of foot pain include lesions in the navicular apparatus (NA), the distal aspect of the deep digital flexor (DDF) tendon, the distal…
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On-farm Support of the Sick Equine Neonate

March 06, 2019 / Practitioner Updates

Requirements and Limitations of the On-Farm Option When neonatal foals have an illness or abnormality, the foal may be treated on the farm if the severity of the illness, value of the foal, and resources…
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Saving the Penguins of Peru

March 06, 2019 / In the News

WILL-AM The 21st Show (March 5) – Two Illinois scientists are hoping to make a difference for the Humboldt penguin native to Peru: Dr. Mike Adkesson, vice president of clinical medicine for the Chicago Zoological…
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Pet Reptile Basic Care

March 04, 2019 / In the News

News-Gazette (March 3) – With the interest in reptiles as pets expanding, Dr. Sarah Reich, a veterinarian who sees wildlife and exotic pets at the UI College of Veterinary Medicine, has some advice for current…
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Wildlife Ambassadors Hazel and Thistle on TV

March 01, 2019 / In the News

UI7-TV (March 1) – Volunteers from the Wildlife Medical Clinic introduced Hazel the Eastern box turtle and Thistle the American kestrel to the campus on the Good Morning Illini live TV show.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYeiDggR-K8&list=UUNvaH1rL6_EBJsv0_6_FCTQ&index=7&t=0s

Puppy Gets Heart Fixed on Valentine’s Day

March 01, 2019 / In the News

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; March 1) – Drs. Jonathan Stack and Gabi Wallace, both cardiology residents at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, and Lauren Phillips, a fourth-year veterinary student, told the story of Olive, a poodle puppy that…
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