November 2023

Kristina Slaby with her dog, Jax.

Kristina Slaby, pictured with dog Jax, is the practice coordinator at Midwest Equine at Illinois. When did you begin working at the College of Veterinary Medicine?I started in May 2022 as a veterinary assistant for…
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Recent Posts



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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Ambassador Ruby Meets the Public

November 10, 2023 / In the News

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; Nov. 9) – Sydney Oliveira, program coordinator at the University of Illinois Wildlife Medical Clinic and Jacob Dalen, student ambassador care coordinator, introduced Ruby, a female red-tailed hawk, one of the clinic’s ambassador…
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Tips for Pet-Safe Holiday Travel and More

November 09, 2023 / In the News

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; Nov. 6) – Dr. Canaan Shores, head of the Urgent and Convenient Care Service for dogs and cats at the University of Illinois Veterinary Medicine South Clinic, has tips for pet owners who…
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Faculty Spotlight

November 02, 2023 / Uncategorized

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