September 2023

Dr. Ian Sprandel with Family

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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Recent Posts



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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Cynthia Tellez with animal

Belize 2023

September 11, 2023 / Student Blogs

Cynthia Tellez, a University of Illinois Veterinary Medicine student went to Belize Wildlife and referral clinic for a 4-week externship in March-April of 2023. “For my professional development experience, I took a big step, hop,…
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Students with animals

Greece 2022

September 11, 2023 / Student Blogs

Michael Greener “My trip to Greece was fantastic! I loved it so much. What many people may think was a major disadvantage, I saw as an advantage. We didn’t have all the supplies and materials…
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Premature Foal Pulls Through

September 11, 2023 / In the News

News-Gazette (Sept. 11) – A foal that was born 4 weeks early was critically ill when he arrived at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital in early June. But after two weeks of constant…
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Honduras 2022

September 08, 2023 / Student Blogs

Three University of Illinois students traveled to Honduras for a 1-2 week externship. This trip is routinely organized by Christian Veterinary Mission. Amanda Stiegal “My trip with Christian Veterinary Mission greatly improved my clinical skills….
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