April 2023

Springfield Herald News (Feb. 20) – “By assessing the perceptions of Extension staff in Illinois, we identified gaps in their knowledge and then provided continuing education on ticks that empowers them to engage confidently with…
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Helping Wildlife Young

April 17, 2023 / In the News

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; April 13) – Leaders from the Wildlife Medical Clinic explain when wild babies may need the help of a wildlife professional and when the babies are probably fine. https://www.wcia.com/ciliving-tv/ciliving-stories/ciliving/wildlife-medical-clinic-at-illinois-what-to-do-if-you-find-orphaned-critters/

Dr. Sarah Allison Profile

April 17, 2023 / In the News

News-Gazette (April 16) – Veterinarian is just one of the titles on the CV of Dr. Sarah Allison, a University of Illinois alumna and 17-year UI employee. As director, she oversees the Division of Animal…
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Kim Byrne with dog, Rio.

Get to Know Kim Byrne

April 12, 2023 / Get to Know

Kim Byrne, pictured above with dog, Rio, is the practice manager at Veterinary Medicine South Clinic. When did you begin working at the College of Veterinary Medicine?I will be starting my 19th year at Vet…
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When to Visit the Urgent Care Service

April 10, 2023 / In the News

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; April 10) – Dr. Canaan Shores sees dogs and cats through the urgent and convenient care service at the university’s Veterinary Medicine South Clinic. He and his dog Gabbie visited WCIA to explain how the…
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Human Medicine Not for Pets

April 10, 2023 / In the News

WCIA-TV News (April 6) – Dr. Lauren Forsythe, veterinary pharmacist at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, said she sees owners bringing their animals to the hospital because they gave them medicine meant for people. Animals have…
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Hospital Treats Cat Injured in House Fire

April 06, 2023 / In the News

WCIA-TV News (April 5) – Emergency personnel performed lifesaving measures on the cat, including giving it oxygen, and were able to revive it. The cat was taken to the University of Illinois College of Veterinary…
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Members of the SAVMA symposium leadership team pose with Alma Mater at the i-Hotel

Student Leaders Bring SAVMA Symposium to Illinois

April 05, 2023 / Alumni News

By Crystal Munguia Nearly 1,000 people—including 750 veterinary students plus speakers, exhibitors from 73 organizations, and AVMA representatives—came to Urbana for the 2023 symposium of the Student American Veterinary Medical Association in March. The event…
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Dr. Canaan Shores with dog, Gabbie

Get to Know Canaan Shores

April 05, 2023 / Get to Know

Dr. Canaan Shores pictured above with dog, Gabbie, began as an instructor and service head for Urgent and Convenient Care in August of 2022. When did you begin working at the College of Veterinary Medicine?I…
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