April 2021

Pantagraph (Bloomington, Ill.; Sept. 26) – University of Illinois Veterinary Medicine I-Learning Center Director Dr. James Lowe said his opinion is that the matter is largely political, since the ivermectin trend is largely occurring in…
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Treatment for a Bearded Dragon

April 25, 2021 / In the News

News-Gazette (April 23) – When the standard treatment for a fungal infection wasn’t working for Frankie, a bearded dragon, the experts at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine were able to help. https://www.news-gazette.com/living/pets/pet-talk-defeating-a-dragon-slayer/article_5e007b06-e092-57cd-976a-32d4c59da1de.html

Wildlife Babies: Let Them Be

April 20, 2021 / In the News

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; April 19) – When you find a wildlife baby, do you know how to tell if it needs help? Our friends at the University of Illinois Wildlife Medical Clinic share how they care…
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Pets with Diabetes Sought for Trial

April 18, 2021 / In the News

News-Gazette (April 16) – “Transplantation of feces from a healthy donor into the intestine of a sick patient has been done successfully in people, laboratory rodents and dogs,” Dr. Arnon Gal explained. “The procedure was…
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Dr. Tisha Harper

Coxofemoral Luxation: Tips for Closed Reductions

April 13, 2021 / Practitioner Updates

Above: Dr. Tisha Harper is a clinical associate professor and the service head for small animal orthopedics and rehabilitation at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Traumatic hip luxations are commonly seen in dogs and cats, with…
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Pharmacist’s Corner: Controlled Substance Recordkeeping Tips

April 12, 2021 / Practitioner Updates

Controlled substance regulations can frequently seem confusing. However, I find that thinking about the main purpose of the regulations can help you determine compli­ant but practical methods for meeting the requirements. For recordkeeping, the goal…
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Horse

Veterinary Drug Xylazine Linked to Human Overdose Deaths

April 12, 2021 / Practitioner Updates

Above: Xylazine, a veterinary drug used as a sedative with analgesic and muscle relaxant properties, is often used in horses. Xylazine (Rompun®, Sedazine®, AnaSed®) is a medication that is FDA approved for animals only. It…
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Hedgehog Husbandry

April 09, 2021 / In the News

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; April 8) – Dr. Spencer Kehoe explains everything you need to keep your hedgehog happy and healthy, from diet, to exercise, housing, and veterinary care. Everything you need to know to keep your…
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Atrial Fibrillation in Horses

April 09, 2021 / In the News

News-Gazette (April 9) – At the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Urbana, Dr. Ryan Fries, a board-certified veterinary cardiologist, and Dr. Scott Austin, who is board-certified in large-animal veterinary internal medicine, work to…
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