November 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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Use of Drains in Small Animal Patients

November 06, 2022 / Practitioner Updates

Examples of the Penrose drain (top) and Jackson Pratt drain (bottom) before and after placement. By Clara Moran, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA Drains are used commonly in small animal patients for a variety of indications: to…
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Dermatology Problems in Pets

November 04, 2022 / In the News

Paw Report (WEIU-TV; Sept. 19) – Dr. Bailey Brame, a veterinary dermatologist at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital, shares the causes of – and some remedies for – pet allergies. https://video.weiu.net/video/diagnosing-pet-dermatological-problems-2eep0f/

The Role of Veterinary Technicians

November 04, 2022 / In the News

Paw Report (WEIU-TV; Oct. 24) – Dr. Krista Keller explains what “vet techs” do and how they assist with the daily operations at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. https://video.weiu.net/video/the-role-of-vet-techs-in-your-pets-care-edo3v8/

Seizures in Pets

November 04, 2022 / In the News

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; Nov. 3) – Dr. Kari Foss, a boarded veterinary neurologist at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital, explained the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of seizures in pets. https://www.wcia.com/ciliving-tv/ciliving-stories/ciliving/causes-and-treatment-options-for-seizures-when-it-comes-to-our-pets/

Veterinary Students Help ‘Make a Difference’

November 04, 2022 / In the News

Journal Gazette & Times-Courier (Mattoon, Ill.; Oct. 29) – Dr. Elizabeth Clyde Druin’s clinic hosted the 25th annual “Make a Difference Day,” at which more than 80 volunteers spayed or neutered more than 175 cats,…
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