February 2022

Kristina Slaby with her dog, Jax.

Kristina Slaby, pictured with dog Jax, is the practice coordinator at Midwest Equine at Illinois. When did you begin working at the College of Veterinary Medicine?I started in May 2022 as a veterinary assistant for…
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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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