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The program is set for the 2022 Wildlife University. It will be held virtually on October 22 and 23. This comprehensive short-course on the medical management of wildlife species is designed for students and professionals….
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Urgent and Convenient Care Service Returns

August 26, 2022 / Practitioner Updates

The urgent and convenient care service re-opens at our Veterinary Medicine South Clinic on September 12. The goal of the service is to provide the veterinary referral community with an alternative to sending their clients…
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Help Us Help Your Clients Seeking ER Services

August 26, 2022 / Practitioner Updates

Our already-strained small animal emergency service anticipates continuing to operate at capacity in the coming months. We are currently at Level 2 of our tiered triage system. This means patients presenting for chronic illness will…
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Faculty Spotlight: Sarah Gray, DVM, DACVS-LA

August 26, 2022 / Practitioner Updates

Dr. Gray is a clinical assistant professor of equine surgery. Tell us about your background. As many veterinarians do, I decided at a very young age that this was the career I wanted. I spent…
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New I-131 Protocol for Feline Hyperthyroidism

July 27, 2022 / Practitioner Updates

The small animal internal medicine service is pleased to announce a new, low-dose I-131 therapy for the treatment of feline hyperthyroidism. This protocol has been shown to reduce the chances of iatrogenic hypothyroidism and azotemia,…
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Neuro Team Meets You Where You Are

July 27, 2022 / Practitioner Updates

Ten years ago, Dr. Devon Hague joined our hospital’s clinical faculty to rebuild a neurology service that had been without a boarded neurologist for 10 years. Aided by Denise Weber, a veterinary technician with extensive…
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Technician Spotlight: Rebecca Kamerer, CVT

July 27, 2022 / Practitioner Updates

Kamerer is the clinical trials coordinator for the oncology service. Tell us about your background. I am a true townie, born and raised right here in Champaign-Urbana. I went to veterinary technician school at Parkland…
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Evaluating the Heart Size on Radiographs

July 06, 2022 / Practitioner Updates

Fig. 1. A dog with moderate cardiomegaly with a VHS of 11.5. There is evidence of left atrial enlargement. The pulmonary vessels and parenchyma are unremarkable with no evidence of cardiogenic pulmonary edema. Thoracic radiographs…
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