February 2022

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; June 10) – Dr. Becky Smith shared tips for avoiding ticks as well as for removing them if they make their way onto two- or four-legged family members. https://www.wcia.com/ciliving-tv/ciliving-stories/ciliving/u-of-i-vet-medicine-protection-against-tick-bites

Recent Posts



Science Misinformation

February 11, 2022 / In the News

Big Picture Science (February 7) – Dr. Yvette Johnson-Walker was a guest on an episode focused on the phenomenon in which the expertise of scientists is questioned by non-experts who claim they’ve done their own…
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Vaccine Clinics for Pet Rabbits

February 04, 2022 / In the News

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; Feb. 3) – Dr. Krista Keller, head of the zoological medicine service at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, talked about the newly circulating Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus and what rabbit owners can do to…
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Faculty Spotlight: Suma Rao, DVM, MBA, DABVP

February 02, 2022 / Practitioner Updates

Dr. Rao is part of the dentistry service. Tell us about your background. I was born in Pittsburgh, Pa., and grew up in the Washington, D.C., suburbs. After graduating from the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary…
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Wildlife Clinic Looks Back on 2021

February 02, 2022 / In the News

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; Feb. 1) – Dr. Sam Sander, director of the Wildlife Medical Clinic, and Becky Berton, a veterinary student volunteer, talk about the impact of the clinic on the community, volunteers, and local wildlife.

Treatment Options for Fractured Teeth

February 02, 2022 / Practitioner Updates

Above: The fracture site on the left maxillary 4th premolar of this 5-year-old German Shepherd was obscured by the fractured-off slab that was still connected to the attached gingiva. Above: In this 5-year-old mixed-breed dog,…
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