December 2019

Pantagraph (Bloomington, Ill.; Sept. 26) – University of Illinois Veterinary Medicine I-Learning Center Director Dr. James Lowe said his opinion is that the matter is largely political, since the ivermectin trend is largely occurring in…
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Sidewalk Salt Could Harm Dogs’ Paws

December 23, 2019 / In the News

WCIA-TV News (Dec. 19) – “When dogs walk through it, it can be very irritating to their paws. And so, what you might see is that when they’re putting their paws on the ground, it…
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[architect's rending of new small animal surgery wing]

Expanded Surgery Service Delivers Comprehensive Care

December 19, 2019 / Message from the Dean

This message will appear in the Winter 2020 issue of the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association Epitome. Above, an architect’s rendering of the new surgery wing under construction as part of the Small Animal Clinic….
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We are moving!

Hospital Renovation Project Enters Phase II

December 12, 2019 / Practitioner Updates

A multi-year $9 million expansion effort that will touch nearly every service area in the hospital is moving ahead. In January, primary care services for dogs and cats as well as zoological companion species will…
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Drs. Caroline Tonozzi, Jenica Haraschak, and Meghan Fick

Update from ER Head

December 12, 2019 / Practitioner Updates

As the new service head for the small animal emergency and critical care service, I have lots of good things to report! For one, the hospital renovation currently under way will bring emergency and critical…
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Kobuvirus Documented in U.S. Cattle for First Time

December 12, 2019 / In the News

Phys.org (Dec. 12) – A virus that afflicts cattle that was first discovered in Japan in 2003 has made its way to the U.S., researchers report in the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases. The study confirmed…
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Dr. Catherine Foreman-Hesterberg completing a chiropractic care on horse

Animal Chiropractic Q&A

December 12, 2019 / Practitioner Updates

Dr. Catherine Foreman-Hesterberg, a 2016 University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine graduate, joined the faculty at the College of Veterinary Medicine in 2019. In addition to serving as an equine veterinarian, she is part…
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High-Flow Nasal Cannula System

We Have High-Flow!

December 12, 2019 / Practitioner Updates

Supplemental oxygen is an important treatment for animals with signs of respiratory distress. Additionally, oxygen therapy is used to treat a number of cardiopulmonary diseases in veterinary medicine. Several traditional options exist for providing supplemental…
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Dr. Amy Schnelle

Faculty Spotlight: Amy Schnelle, DVM, MS, DACVP

December 12, 2019 / Practitioner Updates

Tell us about your background. I’m a Cardinals fan (born in St. Louis, grew up in the Metro East area and southern Illinois). I did my undergraduate studies at Southeast Missouri State University (bachelor’s in…
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K.T. Wright Honored by Illinois Veterinary College

December 12, 2019 / In the News

AASV News (Dec. 11) – On December 5, Dean Peter Constable announced that the College of Veterinary Medicine would honor Dr. K.T. Wright and his wife, Betty Wright, by naming the “EVP room” after them….
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