December 2021

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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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Getting from Pale to Hale with Immune-mediated Hemolytic Anemia

December 14, 2021 / Practitioner Updates

Immune-mediated hemolytic anemia (IMHA) is a relatively common life-threatening condition seen in small animal practice. Dogs are far more commonly affected than cats. Successful management begins with a thorough assessment of the patient to characterize…
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Dr. Clara Moran

Faculty Spotlight: Clara Moran, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA

December 14, 2021 / Practitioner Updates

Dr. Clara Moran is a faculty member with the small animal surgery service. Tell us about your background. I’m from Georgia originally. I went to UGA for undergrad and for vet school, and have always…
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Small Animal Emergency Service Returns to Level 1

December 14, 2021 / Practitioner Updates

Above, boarded emergency and critical care specialists Drs. Jenica Haraschak and Meghan Fick examine a dog in the newly renovated and expanded ER at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Advance Calls Appreciated We greatly appreciate your…
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A Message from the Hospital Director

December 14, 2021 / Practitioner Updates

Dear Colleagues, As many of you know, I am a straight-shooter and problem-solver. Over the past four years as hospital director, I have worked with referral partners and hospital faculty and staff to implement an…
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Safe Holidays for Pets

December 13, 2021 / In the News

Danville Commercial News (Dec. 11) – Make sure your holiday preparations keep pet safety in mind. Dr. Ashley Mitek, a veterinarian at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, offers tips to prevent accidents…
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Microbiology Residency Receives USDA Grant

December 09, 2021 / In the News

Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Assoc. (Dec. 8) – The National Institute of Food and Agriculture within the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced in November that it had awarded $2.8 million in grants to…
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Time to Act on Snake Fungal Disease

December 07, 2021 / In the News

National Geographic (Dec. 7) – “I think it’s everywhere,” says Dr. Matthew Allender, who has detected the snake fungus in as far-ranging locales as the western U.S. and Puerto Rico. Though the fungus may not…
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