August 2020

Chicago Sun-Times (July 17) – Three piping plover chicks died in a span of five days last week. The causes of their deaths haven’t been determined, but wildlife experts are exploring the ways the chicks…
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Chiropractic Adjustment for Pets and Horses

August 25, 2020 / In the News

Danville (Ill.) Commercial News (Aug. 24) – “Almost any species, and animals of any age can receive a chiropractic adjustment,” says Dr. Catherine Foreman-Hesterberg, a veterinarian at the University of Illinois who is certified in…
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Importance of On-farm Biosecurity

August 19, 2020 / In the News

Illinois AgriNews (Aug. 18) – An outbreak of foot and mouth disease in United States could be devastating for the beef or dairy industry. “Foot and mouth disease is still present in the world,” said…
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Inside Look at Wildlife Clinic Examination

August 19, 2020 / In the News

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; Aug. 18) – Watch as students in the Wildlife Medical Clinic give an examination and administer medication to one of their patients, a great horned owl. Dr. Sam Sanders narrates the event. https://www.wcia.com/ciliving-tv/inside-look-at-an-animal-exam-with-the-u-of-i-wildlife-medical-clinic/

Campus Plan for COVID Testing

August 17, 2020 / In the News

NPR (Aug. 15) – As students return to the campus of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign this month, they will be tested for COVID-19. And, then they’ll be tested, again. “We are requiring testing two…
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[David Kieltyka in Uganda gorilla sanctuary]

Alumnus Overcomes Obstacles to Lead Rewarding Career

August 12, 2020 / Alumni News

Endows Scholarship for Students Facing Discrimination Dr. David Kieltyka (say Kell-TIC-ka) has had the kind of life and career from which “triumph over all the odds” books and movies are made. Growing up poor on…
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Online Master’s Degree in Livestock Systems Health

August 12, 2020 / In the News

Feedstuffs (Aug. 12) – The U. of I. College of Veterinary Medicine recently established an online master’s degree to help address global demands for a safe and nourishing food supply. “Only a relatively small number…
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[Dr. Jim Lowe consulting in pig barn]

New Master of Veterinary Science Degree Has Real-World Focus

August 10, 2020 / General News

Online Program for Production Medicine Professionals The University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine recently established an online master’s degree to help address global demands for a safe and nourishing food supply. Applications for the…
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Medication

Pharmacist’s Corner: 503a vs. 503b Pharmacies

August 08, 2020 / Practitioner Updates

Compounded medications are often necessary to effectively treat our patients, but there are frequently news headlines reminding us that compounded medications can pose a risk with regard to quality. However, selecting a high-quality compounding pharmacy…
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