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The Telegraph (Alton, Ill.; Nov. 28) – The College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois points out the symptoms also reflect “kennel cough or canine infectious respiratory disease complex (CIRDC), as respiratory signs…
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Is It Illegal to Get Your Dog High?

November 28, 2023 / In the News

BoingBoing (Nov. 27) – “Animal poison control hotlines have been reporting exponential increases in the number of calls about pets exposed to marijuana as the drug has been legalized for medical or recreational use in…
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Mysterious Canine Respiratory Illness

November 27, 2023 / In the News

Newsweek (Nov. 24) – The Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine stated as of Tuesday “our clinicians at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Urbana and the Medical District Veterinary Clinic in Chicago had not seen an…
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Advice for Pet Safety on Thanksgiving

November 23, 2023 / In the News

FOX Illinois/News Channel 20 (Nov. 22) – Ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, Dr. Will Sander at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine advised pet owners to keep a close eye on table food…
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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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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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