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Summer Hazards for Dogs

Jul 6, 2018 / In the News

News-Gazette (July 6) – Dr. Jennifer Reinhart, a specialist in veterinary internal medicine at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Urbana, shares tips on preventing dehydration and other hot-weather hazards that could require a trip to the emergency room. http://www.news-gazette.com/living/2018-07-09/pet-talk-beating-the-heat.html Also in: * Herald & Review (Decatur, Ill.; July 15) https://herald-review.com/opinion/columnists/pet-health-dog-days-can-be-unhealthy-for-pets/article_2345fcae-7f63-5df5-8778-a74d90bac5ff.html

Pets and People Share Health Environment

Jun 29, 2018 / In the News

USAgNet.com (June 29) – In their recent book, Beyond One Health: From Recognition to Results, coeditors Drs. Jack Herrmann and Yvette Johnson-Walker, faculty members at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, devote an entire chapter to the ways humans and pets influence each other’s health status–in good ways and bad. http://www.usagnet.com/state_headlines/state_story.php?tble=IL2018&ID=735 Also in:...

Gut Microbes in Newborn Calves

Jun 26, 2018 / In the News

Feedstuffs (June 25) – Additional authors on the paper include Suzanne Ishaq, a former postdoctoral fellow in Yeoman’s lab who is now a research assistant professor at the University of Oregon; Elena Bichi from the department of animal sciences at the University of Leon in Spain; Sarah Olivo, research assistant at Montana State; James Lowe,...

2016 Graduate Joins Suburban Practice

Jun 19, 2018 / In the News

The Doings Clarendon Hills (June 18) – Steven Zary, DVM, has joined West Suburban Veterinary Associates  as an associate veterinarian. “During my time in vet school,” he said. “I was heavily involved in the Wildlife Medical Clinic which is where I gained my love for exotic animal medicine.” http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/clarendon-hills/community/chi-ugc-article-veterinarian-steven-zary-knew-his-career-from-2018-06-18-story.html Also in: * Patch (June 18)...

Tularemia in Cook County

Jun 19, 2018 / In the News

Patch (Tinley Park, Ill.; June 18) – Cook County Animal and Rabies Control issued an alert to residents over the weekend confirming that a wild rabbit found in Tinley Park underwent testing at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in Champaign came back positive for tularemia. https://patch.com/illinois/oaklawn/s/gg5ia/human-case-rabbit-fever-reported-cook-county

Opioid Exposure Among Working Dogs

Jun 19, 2018 / In the News

The Inquisitr (June 15) – “The problem is that there is no mandatory reporting, no centralized database and nowhere for handlers to report that their dog has been affected,” said Dr. Maureen McMichael of the University of Illinois’ College of Veterinary Medicine. “We don’t have hard numbers. No one does, not even the U.S. government.”...

How to Put Play into Indoor Cats’ Lives

Jun 19, 2018 / In the News

News-Gazette (June 17) – Contrary to the popular belief that felines are lazy creatures that sleep most of the day, cats can be very active hunters and adventurers. While keeping cats indoors protects them from traffic accidents, infectious diseases and predators — as well as protects native wildlife from cats — living exclusively indoors also...

Poisonous Plant Garden Featured in Annual Garden Walk

Jun 19, 2018 / In the News

News-Gazette (June 15) – The University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine’s Poisonous Plant Garden, found next to the horse pasture on St. Mary’s Road, is one of the nine locations available to participants in the Champaign County Master Gardeners Garden Walk today. http://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/2018-06-15/garden-walk-feature-the-beauties-and-the-beastly.html Also in: * ciLiving (WCIA-TV; June 15) http://www.illinoishomepage.net/ciliving/toxic-plants-that-could-be-harmful-to-your-pets/1241773619

Mosquitoes in Chicago

Jun 12, 2018 / In the News

Chicago Tribune (June 12) – Marilyn O’Hara Ruiz, an epidemiology professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, said all it may take is a week with no rain and high temperatures for the perfect conditions that breed West Nile mosquitoes. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-met-mosquito-season-neighborhood-fight-breeding-pool-20180612-story.html

Interdigital Cysts on Dog’s Feet

Jun 12, 2018 / In the News

News-Gazette (June 10) – Ares, a 3-year-old Doberman pinscher had sores between his toes on all four paws when he came to see Dr. Jason Pieper, a veterinary dermatologist at the UI Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Urbana. Dr. Pieper treated Ares using CO2 laser surgery. http://www.news-gazette.com/living/2018-06-11/pet-talk-cysts-sore-subject.html