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DVM 360 (Aug. 11) – “We are excited to collaborate with Varian on this unique clinical school,” said Kim A. Selting, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology), DACVR (Radiation Oncology), University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine….
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Tick-borne Disease on the Rise

June 07, 2022 / In the News

Health Day (June 7) – Climate change has increased the range of ticks seen in the United States: The nation has seen a 10-fold increase in the number of tick-borne diseases since 2006, according to…
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New Clinical Trial Seeks Dogs with Heart Disease

June 03, 2022 / In the News

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; June 3) – Dr. Sumana Prabhakar, a veterinary cardiology resident at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital, is spearheading a clinical trial for dogs that have dilated cardiomyopathy, which is a condition…
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Shortage of Veterinarians Noticed in Springfield

June 03, 2022 / In the News

Illinois Times (June 2) – Dr. Larry Firkins, professor and associate dean for public engagement at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine confirmed that there is a lack of supply to meet demand…
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Plover’s Death Not Caused by HPAI

June 01, 2022 / In the News

SeattlePI (May 31) – A necropsy on a beloved, endangered shorebird in Chicago named Monty the Piping Plover shows he died of a respiratory infection, experts said Tuesday. The Lincoln Park Zoo said it partnered…
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Study Looks at Risk Factors for Equine Ulcers

May 31, 2022 / In the News

The Horse (May 28) – “Risk factors for equine gastric ulcer syndrome are things that increase the acidity and/or splashing of gastric contents, such as fasting, grain feeding, and intense exercise,” said Rebecca Bishop, DVM,…
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Turtle Conservation in Nachusa Grasslands

May 26, 2022 / In the News

WREX-TV (NBC affiliate in Rockford, Ill.; May 25) – On Wednesday, May 18, Dr. Matt Allender of the Chicago Zoological Society and University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine led a team of students and…
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Police Dog to Get Root Canal at UI

May 24, 2022 / In the News

Kendall County Now (May 23) – Police Chief James Bianchi recently notified city council members that Diesel will be going in for a root canal and cap at the University of Illinois Veterinary Hospital. https://www.shawlocal.com/kendall-county-now/2022/05/23/sandwich-police-k-9-diesel-all-set-for-some-needed-dental-work/

Lake County Adjusts Turtle Conservation Program

May 24, 2022 / In the News

Daily Herald (May 23) – The Lake County Forest Preserve District’s turtle recovery program has been working with Matt Allender, director of the University of Illinois Wildlife Epidemiology Lab, to develop release protocols to keep…
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Wildlife Epidemiologists Monitor Turtle Health

May 20, 2022 / In the News

Chicago Sun-Times (May 20) – Dr. Matt Allender, clinical veterinarian for the Chicago Zoological Society and director of the University of Illinois Wildlife Epidemiology Laboratory, led a team of researchers in finding and taking samples…
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Illinois Veterinary Student Receives Award

May 18, 2022 / In the News

Daily Herald (May 17) – Alyssa Mazzoccoli, second-year student at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, was recently honored with a scholarship. Mazzoccoli hails from Chicago, Ill. https://www.dailyherald.com/submitted/20220517/mazzoccoli-recognized-with-veterinary-college-scholarship