April 2024

Dr. Coretta Patterson and Dr. Christina Tran

This message will appear in the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association Bulletin. Today 33 U.S. institutions grant veterinary degrees. That number will rise to 34 this fall, when the first-ever veterinary college in Puerto Rico opens….
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Recent Posts



Hospital Tends to Sick Draft Horse

April 30, 2024 / In the News

News-Gazette (April 29) – A 16-year-old Clydesdale is taking a break from the carriage ride business after a recent bout of sickness, and there is the possibility she may have to retire. Beth Saupe, an…
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Casey Lindenfeld working at the Illinois State Fair

Casey Lindenfeld: From Puzzles to Veterinary Medicine

April 29, 2024 / Alumni News

Casey Lindenfeld has a lifelong interest in science and math, which led her to begin her college journey as an engineering major. However, the Texas native ended up graduating from Texas A&M University with a bachelor’s…
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Wildlife Baby Dos and Don’ts

April 24, 2024 / In the News

News-Gazette (April 21) – Spring is the busiest time of year for the University of Illinois Wildlife Medical Clinic. Unfortunately, some of the wildlife babies brought to our clinic are not orphans but are normal,…
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‘Turtle Doc’ Shares His Insights

April 24, 2024 / In the News

Veterinary Today (podcast of ISVMA; April 24) – Dr. Matthew Allender, director of the Wildlife Epidemiology Lab and clinical veterinarian at the Brookfield Zoo, discusses his field research with the wild turtle population of Illinois….
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Research Day Highlights Student Presentations

April 23, 2024 / General News

The annual Research Day celebration at the College of Veterinary Medicine took place on April 17. Dr. Annette McCoy, associate professor of equine surgery and interim dean of research and advanced studies, coordinated the event. Dr. Miranda…
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Avian Flu Able to Be Transmitted Between Cows

April 20, 2024 / In the News

Reuters (April 19) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture said this week that cow-to-cow transmission is a factor in the spread of bird flu in dairy herds. “Those of us that have worked with influenza…
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Foaling Emergencies

April 19, 2024 / In the News

News-Gazette (April 6) – Dr. Pamela Wilkins, a veterinarian the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine who is board-certified in large-animal internal medicine and in veterinary emergency and critical care, has written textbooks and…
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