September 2023

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; June 10) – Dr. Becky Smith shared tips for avoiding ticks as well as for removing them if they make their way onto two- or four-legged family members.

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What You’ll See at Vet Med Open House

September 29, 2023 / In the News

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; Sept. 29) – Student leaders of the annual open house event brought their own pets to the set at ciLiving to talk about what’s in store at this year’s Open House.

Masa Matsumoto

Get to Know Masa Matsumoto

September 29, 2023 / Get to Know

Dr. Masa Matsumoto is an assistant professor in the Department of Pathobiology. When did you begin working at the College of Veterinary Medicine?I started working at the College of Veterinary Medicine in August 2023. Describe…
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Students Hold Pet Wash Fundraiser

September 26, 2023 / In the News

WCIA-TV News (Sept. 24) – On Sunday, University of Illinois veterinary students provided baths, nail trims, and other small checkups to help pet owners while raising money for the Piatt County Animal Shelter in Monticello….
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Vet Med Open House on October 1

September 25, 2023 / In the News

Illini Radio Group Focus (Sept. 24) – Josephine Biltz, one of the student leaders of the annual Open House event, describes what people can see and do at the free event. (Interview starts around minute…
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Dr. Ian Sprandel with Family

Get to Know Ian Sprandel

September 20, 2023 / Get to Know

Dr. Ian Sprandel, pictured above with his family, is a senior lecturer in comparative biosciences. When did you begin working at the College of Veterinary Medicine?I began working at the college in 2003 as a…
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Radiation for Pets with Cancer

September 19, 2023 / In the News

Paw Report (WEIU-TV; Sept. 18) – Dr. Kim Selting, radiation oncologist, welcomes the “Paw Report” crew to the Veterinary Teaching Hospital to show them the latest technology in cancer treatment for pets.

Wildlife-Safe Decorations for Halloween

September 15, 2023 / In the News

Yahoo! Life (Sept. 14) – The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign’s College of Veterinary Medicine – Wildlife Medical Clinic advises Halloween decorators to ditch fake spider webs, according to the school’s “Wildlife Friendly Halloween Decorations” from…
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poster for Open House 2023

Have a Super Time at Vet Med Open House

September 15, 2023 / General News

This year the annual Open House at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine wants visitors to know that “Veterinarians Are Superheroes.” (Although they don’t—usually—wear capes.) People of all ages are encouraged to attend…
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Get to Know Laura Frazier

September 13, 2023 / Get to Know

Dr. Laura Frazier, pictured above with her cat Piggy, is an instructor in shelter medicine. When did you begin working at the College of Veterinary Medicine?I began working in my current position at the Veterinary…
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Vaccinate Pet Rabbits Against RHDV

September 12, 2023 / In the News

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; Sept. 11) – Dr. Michelle Borsdorf, a boarded specialist in zoological medicine, strongly recommends vaccinating your pet rabbit against the new variant of Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus (RHDV). The University of Illinois Veterinary…
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