March 2022

Chicago Sun-Times (July 17) – Three piping plover chicks died in a span of five days last week. The causes of their deaths haven’t been determined, but wildlife experts are exploring the ways the chicks…
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Rabbits Get Vaccinated Against RHDV

March 05, 2022 / In the News

WCIA-TV News (March 4) – A variant of rabbit hemorrhagic disease virus is circulating in the U.S., with documented cases in Tennessee. “We’re very concerned that this year as the baby bunny population starts increasing…
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Behind the Scenes at an Animal ER

March 04, 2022 / In the News

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; March 3) – Dr. Meghan Fick, with the help of her dog Max, explains how the small animal emergency service at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital works.

Risks of NSAIDs in Horses

March 02, 2022 / In the News

Modern Equine Veterinarian (Feb. issue) – “Traditional NSAIDs … impact COX-1 production, which results in delayed mucosal healing, increased intestinal permeability, right dorsal colitis, gastric ulceration and kidney damage,” said Rebecca Bishop, DVM, MS, resident…
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Veterinary College Offers Course on Religion

March 02, 2022 / In the News

Interfaith Youth Core (Feb. 23) – Jonathan Ebel, a historian who leads the university’s religion department, and Dr. Yvette Johnson-Walker, a veterinary epidemiologist, recently debuted Veterinary Medicine 694: Religious Perspectives on Caring for Animals. As…
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