News-Gazette (Jan. 27) – The University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine has launched a series of vaccination clinics to immunize pet rabbits against a deadly variant of rabbit hemorrhagic disease virus before spring, when… Read More >
Our student chapter of the Human-Animal Bond Association (HABA) assisted, once again, with a program at the Shawnee Correctional Center last fall. Following a pause during the pandemic, the Shawnee Wellness Assistance Therapy Training (SWATT) program, which began in 2018, resumed its mission of allowing inmates to train dogs for veterans and people with special needs. The Illinois HABA club visits the correctional facility to assist inmates with animal care and training.
Farm Week (Jan. 17) – Dr. Rick Fredrickson, veterinarian and director of the University of Illinois Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, recently received the APHIS 2021 administrator’s award. In this interview, he describes the past two years… Read More >
WILL-AM (Urbana, Ill.; Jan. 12) – Dr. Rebecca Smith, an assistant professor of epidemiology, said “We really encourage people to be cautious over the next few weeks.” The University of Illinois is expecting a surge… Read More >
PRNewswire (Dec. 22) – Dr. Aditi Das, comparative biosciences, was selected for the ElSohly Award to present her work at the Spring National Meeting of the American Chemical Society in San Diego, Calif., in March…. Read More >
ciLiving (WCIA-TV: Jan. 6) – Carrie Chandler brought June, the French bulldog, to the show to talk about precautions and strategies for taking the extra weight off your pet. The Veterinary Teaching Hospital’s rehabilitation service… Read More >
Consumer Reports (Jan. 2) – Optimal indoor humidity for furry pets is generally the same as it is for humans, so using a humidifier to reduce dryness can be worthwhile, says Gene Pavlovsky, medical director… Read More >