November 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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A view of the critical care service area

Updates from ER and Critical Care

November 30, 2023 / Practitioner Updates

Our critical care service re-opened in October! Our team consists of five boarded criticalists, two emergency clinicians, three emergency and critical care residents, one specialty intern, and veterinary technicians providing around-the-clock care in our intensive…
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Is It Illegal to Get Your Dog High?

November 28, 2023 / In the News

BoingBoing (Nov. 27) – “Animal poison control hotlines have been reporting exponential increases in the number of calls about pets exposed to marijuana as the drug has been legalized for medical or recreational use in…
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Mysterious Canine Respiratory Illness

November 27, 2023 / In the News

Newsweek (Nov. 24) – The Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine stated as of Tuesday “our clinicians at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Urbana and the Medical District Veterinary Clinic in Chicago had not seen an…
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Advice for Pet Safety on Thanksgiving

November 23, 2023 / In the News

FOX Illinois/News Channel 20 (Nov. 22) – Ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, Dr. Will Sander at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine advised pet owners to keep a close eye on table food…
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entrance to the Small Animal Clinic at University of Illinois

Outbreak of Unknown Canine Respiratory Disease

November 21, 2023 / General News

General Information Lisa Bazzle, DVM, DACVECC, who heads the small animal emergency service at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital, prepared the brief overview below about the mysterious respiratory illness in dogs that has…
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