November 2023

The Telegraph (Alton, Ill.; Nov. 28) – The College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois points out the symptoms also reflect “kennel cough or canine infectious respiratory disease complex (CIRDC), as respiratory signs…
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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

Lisa Bazzle, DVM, DACVECC, who heads the small animal emergency service at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital, prepared a brief overview of current knowledge about the mysterious respiratory illness in dogs that has…
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Dearth of Rural, Large Animal Veterinarians

November 17, 2023 / In the News

Farm Progress (Nov. 17) – Cattle producers resorting to doing their own vet work is no substitute for a professionally trained veterinarian. And it actually contributes to the veterinarian shortage. But many have no other…
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Headshots of Mandy Womble, Karen Terio and Matt Allender in front of Chicago skyline

Your City, Our Faculty: Vet Med in Chicago

November 16, 2023 / Message from the Dean

This message will appear in the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association Bulletin. Would you be surprised to learn that nearly 10% of our college’s faculty members work primarily in the Chicago area? It’s true. We have around…
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