February 2020

Pork magazine (May 17) – Although the lessons learned are different for each stakeholder group, Yvette Johnson-Walker, DVM, and senior lecturer in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine at the University of Illinois College of…
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2nd EVP Beef Course Opens Enrollment

February 12, 2020 / In the News

The Cattle Site (Feb. 12) – The University of Illinois, in collaboration with Iowa State University, is accepting registrations for the Executive Veterinary Programme (EVP) in Beef Cattle Health Management. https://www.thecattlesite.com/news/54870/second-evp-opens-enrolment-for-cowcalf-practitioners/

mandibular premolars

Top 10 Ways to Improve Your Patients’ Dental Health

February 12, 2020 / Practitioner Updates

#10 Check for malocclusions during puppy visits. Five to six months of age is the best time to intervene so that traumatic malocclusions can be prevented. Preventing or treating malocclusions could prevent an oronasal fistula in the…
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Pharmacist’s Update

February 11, 2020 / Practitioner Updates

NPI Number? Of Course, I Don’t Have One! NPI stands for National Prescriber Identification, which is a number assigned to each person eligible to prescribe for Medicare or Medicaid patients. Since animals aren’t eligible for…
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Expert Reports on Antibiotic Use for Late-Term Mares

February 11, 2020 / In the News

The Horse (Feb. 11) – Dr. Igor Canisso, assistant professor at the University of Illinois, reported the results from a collaborative study with Brazilian researchers during his presentation at the 2019 Annual American Association of…
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[sophie looking beautiful in long green grass]

Sophie: The Story of An Exceptional Life

February 11, 2020 / Giving Stories

Gift to Hospital Honors Dog Animal owners are often moved to make a generous gift in gratitude for the lifesaving care delivered at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. The gift Karen Gupta…
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Hack for Animal Health Tackles Anxiety in Dogs

February 10, 2020 / In the News

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; Feb. 7) – Second-year veterinary student Julie Klein and Jake Fava, design strategist at Siebel Center for Design, explain why the College of Veterinary Medicine is partnering with the Siebel Center for Design…
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[students and pigs]

Swine-Focused Students Stand Out

February 10, 2020 / General News

Research, Swine Meetings Key to Success When it comes to pork production, Illinois may lag behind a few other states—Iowa, North Carolina, and Minnesota, to be exact. But when it comes to preparing veterinary students…
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OTS Club Announces Annual 5K

February 07, 2020 / In the News

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; Feb. 3) – Victoria McKaba and Brittany Senecal with the Omega Tau Sigma-Theta Chapter share details on this year’s 26th annual Road Race for the Animals 5K. https://www.wcia.com/ciliving-tv/the-26th-annual-road-race-for-the-animals-5k/