March 2020

Dr. Amanda Predki by Alma Mater

“I always knew I wanted to be a doctor,” said Dr. Amanda Predki. “It just took me a while to figure out that I wanted to be a veterinarian.” Growing up in Illinois, she never…
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Recent Posts



Pet Adoption During ‘Stay at Home’ Period

March 25, 2020 / In the News

News-Gazette (March 25) – Illinois’ stay-home order in effect for two weeks to slow down the spread of coronavirus means there will be time to develop a routine at home with your new pet, said…
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COVID-19 Impact on Agriculture: Webinar

March 24, 2020 / In the News

Farmdoc, University of Illinois Extension (March 24) – Dr. Jim Lowe, College of Veterinary Medicine, was a guest on a webinar for the agricultural community to share his perspectives on African Swine Fever and Coronavirus….
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Dr. Santiago Guiterrez-Nibyero with surgical patient

Colic Survival Rate: Review of 254 Cases

March 19, 2020 / Practitioner Updates

[row][column size=”8″] It is widely recognized that colic is one of the most common presenting complaints for veterinary care and a leading cause of death in adult horses, second only to old age and musculoskeletal…
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Oncology team with dog

New Oncology Clinical Trials

March 18, 2020 / Practitioner Updates

Dogs with Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma, and Solid Tumors; Dogs with Brain Meningiomas The University of Illinois Cancer Care Clinic and Comparative Oncology Research Laboratory recently announced two clinical trials for dogs with cancer. Preclinical Assessment…
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Pharmacist’s Corner

March 18, 2020 / Practitioner Updates

Guidelines for Prescribing Compounded Medications Compounded medications are often necessary to treat veterinary patients, but making sure that the compounds you prescribe are safe and effective isn’t always easy. The following tips can help improve…
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COVID-19 and Wildlife: Origin of the Virus

March 18, 2020 / In the News

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; March 11) – Dr. Sam Sander, director of the Wildlife Medical Clinic, talks about the origin of the new coronavirus in bats and assures viewers that there is no evidence that the virus…
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