March 2024

Pork magazine (May 17) – Although the lessons learned are different for each stakeholder group, Yvette Johnson-Walker, DVM, and senior lecturer in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine at the University of Illinois College of…
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New Online CE Offerings for Veterinary, Animal Health Learners

March 12, 2024 / General News

The Online Programs and Extension unit of the College of Veterinary Medicine continues to expand online continuing education opportunities for veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and others looking to expand their knowledge. The courses are self-paced and…
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Clinical Trial Addresses Dogs’ Chemo Side Effects

March 12, 2024 / In the News

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; March 11) – Dr. Matthew Berry, a veterinary oncologist at the University of Illinois, is conducting a clinical trial designed to evaluate the conventional approach to treating chemotherapy-induced diarrhea in dogs undergoing cancer…
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Improving Diagnosis of Blood Clotting Disorders in Horses 

March 06, 2024 / Practitioner Updates

Normal blood clotting and clot breakdown are essential for organ and tissue function and for healing from injuries. Though somewhat less frequent in horses than in small animals, disorders of coagulation (inadequate or excessive coagula­tion)…
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Pharmacist’s Corner: Common DEA Violations—and How to Avoid Them

March 06, 2024 / Practitioner Updates

Incomplete/Inferior Recordkeeping Lack of Security Failing to Prevent Drug Theft/Diversion Reporting of Unresolved Discrepancies and Significant Losses DEA Registration and Licensing Issues Prescribing Outside the Scope of Practice Failing to Maintain Required Documents Failing to…
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Faculty Spotlight: Ana Aghili, DVM, MS, DACVECC

March 06, 2024 / Practitioner Updates

Dr. Aghili is a clinical assistant professor in the emergency and critical care service.  Tell us about your background. I grew up in Vancouver, British Columbia, and attended the University of British Columbia for my…
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All about Tarantulas

March 01, 2024 / In the News

Discover Magazine (Feb. 28) – In captivity, pet tarantulas also need live food sources. According to the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign’s College of Veterinary Medicine, if you do find yourself caring for a tarantula,…
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