March 2024

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; April 11) – Jacob Dalen, a veterinary student and wildlife ambassador care coordinator, and Sydney Oliveira, the program coordinator for the Wildlife Medical Clinic, offer information on what to do if you find…
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Spare Flat-faced Pets the Respiratory Distress

March 29, 2024 / Research News

The demand for bulldogs and other flat-faced pets is at an all-time high. According to the American Kennel Club, from 2006-2016, the number of registered bulldogs and French bulldogs in the U.S. increased by 60%…
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The Circadian Rhythms of Degus

March 28, 2024 / In the News

Unexpected Elements (BBC Radio; Feb. 22) – Dr. Megan Mahoney answers a question from a listener about how circadian rhythms in pet degus may impact their life expectancy. Note: Dr. Mahoney‘s segment begins around 37:30….
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Get to Know Angela Cravens

March 28, 2024 / Get to Know

Angela Cravens, pictured with her family and dog, Iris, is a human resources director at the College of Veterinary Medicine. When did you begin working at the College of Veterinary Medicine? February 27, 2023, so…
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End-of-Life Decisions for Pets

March 26, 2024 / In the News

News-Gazette (March 10) – Euthanasia allows pet parents and veterinarians to provide a peaceful end to a pet’s pain and suffering. But the decision to pursue it may be difficult for owners because of conflicting…
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Dilated Cardiomyopathy: Heart Disease in Dogs, New Trial

March 26, 2024 / In the News

News-Gazette (March 16) – Dr. Sumana Prabhakar, a veterinarian who is pursuing specialization in cardiology at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, helps explain dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM), a situation where a “big heart”…
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Bird Flu Virus Found in Cows, Milk

March 26, 2024 / In the News

New York Times (March 25) – A highly fatal form of avian influenza, or bird flu, has been confirmed in U.S. cattle in Texas and Kansas, the Department of Agriculture announced on Monday. It is…
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Spring Cleaning for Wildlife Lovers

March 20, 2024 / In the News

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; March 14) – Dr. Stephany Lewis, director of the University of Illinois Wildlife Medical Clinic, and student volunteer Sarah Hollander share tips on how to support migrating birds and other wildlife during their…
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