October 2019

American Horse Publications (June 23) – Equine veterinarians can help protect their clients’ broodmares and unborn foals from nocardioform placentitis (NP) with new disease guidelines published by the American Association of Equine Practitioners. Dr. Igor…
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Police Dog Treated at Veterinary Teaching Hospital

October 30, 2019 / In the News

WCIA-TV News (October 28) – University of Illinois police are thanking emergency veterinarians at the College of Veterinary Medicine for helping their K-9 officer, Chewy, hurt during training when a table fell on his lower…
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African Swine Fever Virus Does Not Infect Humans

October 29, 2019 / In the News

Pork (Oct. 29) – In the wake of a recall of ASF-infected pork products, Dr. Dan Rock, professor in the Department of Pathobiology at the University of Illinois, said, “Most viruses demonstrate some degree of…
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Training on Opioid Use in Veterinary Medicine

October 17, 2019 / In the News

Daily Herald (Oct. 17) – A team of veterinarians at the University of Illinois launched an online training program this week, warning that we need to examine how opioids are prescribed for dogs. Opioids, specifically…
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Advice for Reptile Owners

October 15, 2019 / In the News

Paw Report (WEIU-TV; Oct. 14) – Dr. Sara Reich, formerly medical director of the University of Illinois Wildlife Clinic, talks about lizard husbandry. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8KIAGCtzZ4&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR1stqHEbF7VW1yeoleK8xbkrOWcoVXz3BRwgfV9628pJDJ09BdIt6-5T-8

Cats and Urinary Tract Problems

October 14, 2019 / In the News

News-Gazette (Oct. 13) – Urinary-tract disorders are relatively common in cats, according to Dr. Arnon Gal, a veterinarian who specializes in small-animal internal medicine at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Urbana. But…
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Seizures and Anticonvulsant Medications

October 10, 2019 / Practitioner Updates

Seizures are a clinical manifestation of excessive hypersynchronous neuronal activity. The causes of seizures are due to an inadequate amount of neuronal inhibition (i.e., GABA and glycine), excessive neuronal excitation (i.e., glutamate) or both. Seizures…
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