June 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

Hedgehogs and Salmonella Outbreaks

June 13, 2019 / In the News

Physician’s Weekly (June 12) – Hedgehogs are rather messy and often run through their feces, says veterinarian Krista Keller, an associate professor at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. Keller advises clients to…
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Feline Face Shape: A Health and Wellness Study

June 12, 2019 / General News

Calling All Cat Owners! [row][column size=”4″] To gather information about whether the shape of a cat’s face could be related to its overall wellness, veterinarians at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine are…
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More on I-TICK program

June 12, 2019 / In the News

The 21st (WILL-AM; June 11) – Dr. Rebecca Smith of the College of Veterinary Medicine talks about recent findings from a surveillance program that collects ticks from Illinois citizens, and explains how people can participate….
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Dr. Kimberly Selting with Varian TrueBeam® linear accelerator.

The Linear Accelerator in Oncology

June 11, 2019 / Practitioner Updates

Illinois is the first to offer certain veterinary oncology care options For decades, the Illinois oncology program has been recognized for the breadth and depth of its leadership in cutting-edge research, compassionate clinical service, and…
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Cat Viruses Are Not Death Sentence

June 10, 2019 / In the News

News-Gazette (June 9) – Dr. Jennifer Reinhart, a veterinarian who is board certified in small animal internal medicine at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Urbana, has treated many patients with feline leukemia…
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Large Animal Rescue: Horses on the Interstate

June 10, 2019 / In the News

WCIA-TV News (June 7) – Scott Hexum, who teaches a class on large animal rescue at the Fire Service Institute, commented on safety measures when dealing with stressed large animals. https://www.wcia.com/news/local-news/animals-on-the-interstate/2061502848

African Swine Fever Expert Comments on Virus

June 07, 2019 / In the News

National Hog Farmer (June 7) – The term “waste” keeps getting used when we talk about the spread of ASF virus, but it’s important to note the term only applies to food waste, not human…
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Prominent Alumni Dr. Gary Stamp Remembered by Many

June 07, 2019 / In the News

News-Gazette (June 7) – “Dr. [Gary] Stamp was an outstanding leader in multiple veterinary fields, and a longtime friend of the college,” said UI College of Veterinary Medicine Dean Peter Constable. “He will be deeply…
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Veterinary Student Successes

June 03, 2019 / In the News

Chicago Tribune (May 30) – Sarah Wright, who recently completed her third year of veterinary education, was honored at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine’s annual awards program in May. Wright is the…
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Vaccines Key to Preventing Parvovirus

June 03, 2019 / In the News

News-Gazette (June 2) – Parvovirus, commonly known as “parvo,” is a contagious virus that can be very serious and even fatal in dogs. Dr. Jennifer Reinhart, a small-animal internal-medicine specialist at the UI Veterinary Teaching…
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