Practitioner Updates

Unused medications can come from a variety of sources in veterinary medicine. There may be medication left over after the expiration date. The treatment plan may have changed, leaving the client with a medication that…
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Considerations for Creating a Fluid Therapy Plan

December 04, 2022 / Practitioner Updates

Dr. Jenica Haraschak is a clinical assistant professor in the small animal emergency and critical care service. Fluid therapy is one of the most common therapies prescribed in veterinary medicine. To create a fluid therapy…
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Faculty Spotlight: Laura Frazier, DVM

December 04, 2022 / Practitioner Updates

Dr. Frazier is an instructor who leads the Spay-Neuter, Community Outreach and Shelter Medicine service at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Tell us about your background. I received my veterinary degree from Universidade Estácio de Sá…
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Use of Drains in Small Animal Patients

November 06, 2022 / Practitioner Updates

Examples of the Penrose drain (top) and Jackson Pratt drain (bottom) before and after placement. By Clara Moran, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA Drains are used commonly in small animal patients for a variety of indications: to…
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Tobias Ellis, CJF

Veterinary Teaching Hospital Welcomes New Farrier Ellis

October 27, 2022 / Get to Know

Tobias Ellis, a Certified Journeyman Farrier with the American Farriers Association, will be joining the farrier service at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital next month. The hospital provides farrier services at both the…
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Faculty Spotlight: Canaan Shores, DVM

October 08, 2022 / Practitioner Updates

Dr. Shores is an instructor in small animal urgent care. Tell us about your background. I grew up in central Illinois in a farming community. My mother was (and still is!) a veterinary technician, so…
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