January 2022

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…
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Campus Enters Spring Semester Cautiously

January 13, 2022 / In the News

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…
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Big Cats Get COVID; Can Your Pet Cat Too?

January 11, 2022 / In the News

WGN Radio (Jan. 10) – Last week, an Illinois zoo lost a snow leopard to COVID-19. With big cats carrying and now dying from COVID-19, is there a chance your house cat could catch the…
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Das Selected for Award on Cannabis Chemistry

January 07, 2022 / In the News

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….
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Weight Loss Program for Pets

January 07, 2022 / In the News

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…
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Indoor Humidity Needs of Pets

January 05, 2022 / In the News

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…
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