June 2020

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The College of Veterinary Medicine presented its 2022 Excellence Awards for faculty, staff, and residents on November 21 at a collegewide luncheon. The recipients are: Shirley A. Seets Staff Excellence Award – Tristan Kernick, web…
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Preventive Health Care in the ‘Stinky Weasel’

June 09, 2020 / Practitioner Updates

Whether you call them “stinky weasels” or “tube cats,” providing an in-depth ferret wellness plan is good for your patients’ health and for your business. The vast majority of companion ferrets in the U.S. are…
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Pharmacist’s Corner: Finding High-Quality Nutraceuticals

June 09, 2020 / Practitioner Updates

Whether you call them nutraceuticals, supple­ments, or something else, you probably rely on these supportive products for treatment at times. Nutraceuticals are not FDA-approved. They are not considered drugs, and the labeling is not allowed…
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Ferrets and Coronavirus

June 09, 2020 / Practitioner Updates

Maybe you have heard that ferrets can be infected with the new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2)? This can be frightening information, if you treat these stinky weasels. Get the facts and learn how we see ferrets during…
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Mosquito-borne Disease Study

June 08, 2020 / In the News

Chicago Sun-Times (June 7) – Researchers at a University of Illinois institute are studying how the disease-carrying Asian tiger mosquito has spread in the state over three decades. Rebecca Smith, a professor of pathobiology, said…
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Veterinary Student 2020 Successes

June 04, 2020 / In the News

Daily Herald (May 29) – David Liss, son of Mr. Ken and Mrs. Sheri Liss of Mundelein, Ill., graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree…
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