June 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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Tick Surveillance in U.S. Has Gaps

June 30, 2020 / In the News

Horsetalk (June 29) – A clear gap exists in the US public health infrastructure, say researchers who have conducted the first-ever survey of the nation’s tick management programs, with a focus on public health outcomes….
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University Foaling Program Credits Veterinary Hospital

June 29, 2020 / In the News

AgriNews (June 28) – Farm manager Molly Baldes, who oversees the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences “FoalWatch” program, credits the the successful birth of 24 foals this season “to luck, the hard work…
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Is Pet Grooming Safe During COVID?

June 28, 2020 / In the News

Fear Free Happy Homes (June) – “We have no evidence to suggest that it’s possible for the virus to spread on fur,” says William E. Sander, assistant professor in the department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine…
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Virtual Tour of the Wildlife Medical Clinic

June 18, 2020 / In the News

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; June 18) – The director of the Wildlife Medical Clinic, Samantha J. Sander, DVM, Diplomate ACZM, provides a tour of the clinic as well as a glimpse into some of the daily activities…
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Alumni Speakers Urge Students to Explore Career Options

June 18, 2020 / Alumni News

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual Awards and Scholarships Celebration was held via Zoom this year. Nevertheless, alumni and student speakers shared their messages with the award winners and generous donors. Here are remarks…
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McElvaine Scholarship Supports LGBTQ Students

June 17, 2020 / Alumni News

Created in Memory of Pioneer Advocate By all accounts, Dr. Michael McElvaine, a 1976 graduate of the College of Veterinary Medicine, made a significant impact on the world. His illustrious professional career was coupled with…
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New Hope for Dogs with Cancer

June 14, 2020 / In the News

Today’s Veterinary Practice (May/June) – A study at the University of Illinois is using an immunotherapy approach to combat metastatic disease in dogs with osteosarcoma, according to Timothy Fan, DVM, PhD. Researchers at Illinois are…
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