Pet Health Columns

Experts on animal health from the college's clinics in Urbana and Chicago share their knowledge in informative columns written for animal owners. Scan the categories and tags at left for topics that interest you. Subscribe to our weekly Pet Health Columns email.

Congratulations! It’s a Cat!

Jun 5, 2012 / General Care / Cats

Three recommendations directly relate to ensuring the health and safety of your newest family member. Are you planning to bring home a bundle of joy during National Adopt-A-Cat Month? Following the explosion in the kitten population that occurs each spring, June is when the American Humane Association and other animal organizations jointly encourage adoption of...

CSI for Animals: Veterinary Forensics

May 29, 2012

Veterinary forensics can involve an animal being the victim or an animal being the perpetrator. You’ve watched crime scene investigation reality shows on TV, but have you ever thought about CSI for animals? Dr. Adam Stern, a board-certified veterinary pathologist at the University of Illinois Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory in Urbana, has a special interest in...