February 2023

veterinary students Naomi Esquivel and Melanie Narvaez

This message will appear in the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association Epitome. Two students in our DVM Class of 2025 received highly competitive scholarships from the American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) this year….
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Blogger Annie Davis enjoys getting outside to relieve the stuck feeling

The Third Quarter: Surviving The Winter Blues

February 27, 2023 / Student Blogs

Stuck in the middle. That’s where it feels we are right now. Not filled with excitement as we were when the school year began and not yet anticipating summer, which is quickly approaching. Right now…
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Risk of Avian Influenza for People

February 23, 2023 / In the News

Reuters (London, Feb. 23) – A new strain of bird flu is infecting and killing a variety of mammals and raising fears of a pandemic more lethal than COVID-19. However, the virus prefers to bind…
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home screen of beef biosecurity website

Website Details Biosecurity for Beef Producers

February 21, 2023 / General News

Experts at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine have created a comprehensive website to help beef cattle producers implement on-farm biosecurity measures. “Biosecurity” refers to farm management practices to prevent disease introduction or…
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Study in Equine Reproduction Funded

February 16, 2023 / In the News

jockeyclub.com (Feb. 13) – Dr. Igor Canisso received funding from the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation to study uterine microbiome and resistome of mares resistant and susceptible to endometritis treated with post-mating antibiotics. https://www.jockeyclub.com/Default.asp?section=Resources&area=10&story=1386

Demand for Veterinarians in Illinois

February 16, 2023 / In the News

Illinois Farm Bureau (Feb. ) – Dr. Jim Lowe, an associate professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Veterinary Medicine, agrees that the cost of veterinary school – and subsequent debt –…
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Feline Tooth Resorption: Treatment Options

February 15, 2023 / Practitioner Updates

Although there have been many studies over the years on feline tooth resorption (TR), researchers have not determined the condition’s etiology. Proposed causes of TR include periodontal disease, feline immunodeficiency virus, feline leukemia virus, and…
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Dr. Judilee Marrow

Faculty Spotlight: Judilee Marrow, DVM, DACZM

February 15, 2023 / Practitioner Updates

Dr. Marrow is a clinical assistant professor in the zoological medicine service. Tell us about your background. I earned my DVM from the University of Illinois in 2007 with the goal of becoming a boarded…
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How to Love Your Wildlife Neighbors

February 15, 2023 / Uncategorized

February is the month when we show love to those who are important to us. Here are some ways to show love to the wildlife in your local neighborhood: 1. Provide a habitat that is…
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