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Faculty Speaks on Barn Ventilation

Mar 17, 2016 / In the News

Illinois AgriNews (Feb. 28) – Dr. Clifford Shipley is among University of Illinois experts presenting on March 10 in Lena, Ill., about air quality in food animal production. http://agrinews-pubs.com/Content/News/Latest-News/Article/Get-ventilation-tips-at-livestock-workshop-/8/6/14428 Link to story reporting on the talk: http://agrinews-pubs.com/Content/Livestock/BeefNews/Article/Airing-out-ventilation-issues-/9/28/14577

Chameleons and Calcium Deficiency

Mar 15, 2016 / In the News

News-Gazette (Mar 13) – Nutrient deficiencies were the first things investigated by Dr. Sean Perry, a veterinary intern at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Urbana, when a 1-year-old Meller’s chameleon was brought to the hospital’s emergency room. http://www.news-gazette.com/living/2016-03-14/crucial-care-pets.html

Get to Know Nicki Rosenhagen

Mar 14, 2016 / In the News

News-Gazette (Mar. 13) – Dr. Nichole Rosenhagen, a veterinarian at the University of Illinois, dog lover, exerciser and proponent of naps, chatted with The News-Gazette’s Paul Wood. http://www.news-gazette.com/living/2016-03-13/getting-personal-nichole-rosenhagen.html

Prevent Parasites as Spring Arrives

Mar 14, 2016 / In the News

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; Mar. 11) – Dr. Gary Brummet explained that spring brings increased risk of heartworm disease (spread by mosquitoes) as well as fleas and ticks, which cause allergies and carry disease. http://www.illinoishomepage.net/ciliving/spring-tune-up-time-for-our-pets

Dental Health in Wildlife

Mar 1, 2016 / In the News

News-Gazette (Feb. 28) – Dr. Nichole Rosenhagen, a veterinarian who is completing an internship at the University of Illinois Wildlife Medical Clinic, says that dental problems can be fatal in wildlife. http://www.news-gazette.com/living/2016-02-28/pet-talk-crucial-tools.html

Pet-safe Gardening

Mar 1, 2016 / In the News

WDWS AM (Feb. 20) – Dr. Michael Biehl and Dr. Tina Wismer were featured guests on the weekly “Coffee with the Plant Experts” call-in radio show to advise gardeners on plants that are toxic to animals.  http://www.news-gazette.com/audio/2016-02-25/podcastcoffee-plant-experts-02-20-16.html  

Painted Skulls as Teaching Tool

Feb 24, 2016 / In the News

Veterinary Practice News (Feb. 12) – The University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine has found that using painted skulls as a teaching tool can help students better learn anatomy. http://www.veterinarypracticenews.com/illinois-vet-college-enhances-anatomy-class-with-painted-skulls/ Also in: DVM360 (Feb. 19) http://veterinarymedicine.dvm360.com/vandalism-turned-learning-tool Daily-Journal (Kankakee, Ill.; April 3) http://www.daily-journal.com/news/local/bbchs-grad-creates-colorful-veterinary-tool/article_d48f3f14-f3c3-5c13-8cbb-a31a430b07b4.html

Pet Dental Health Month

Feb 16, 2016 / In the News

News-Gazette (Feb. 14) – Dr. Katherine Kling, a veterinarian at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Urbana, says that tooth brushing is the best way to prevent not only bad breath and gum disease but also potentially serious infections in our pets’ mouths. http://www.news-gazette.com/living/2016-02-14/pet-talk-animals-need-dental-care-too.html