By BRITTANY WAY ROSE/University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
Most pet owners know that dogs and cats should be treated regularly with medication to prevent an infestation of fleas, but they may not realize that even a pet receiving a flea preventive can be bitten by an adult flea and develop an allergic reaction.
URBANA — Blondie the horse is one in 10,000 — and her owners aren't the only ones who think so.
By Melissa Giese/University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
When your veterinarian runs a blood test to determine what's ailing Fluffy, do you ever wonder what exactly all those numbers mean?
By Andrea Lin/University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
People are on the go, and increasingly, they are taking their pets along for the ride. While some pets seem born to ride, for others, the loud noises and strange motions involved in traveling can be a real problem.
URBANA — A fast diagnosis isn't just important for sick humans.
Veterinarians also need to know as quickly as possible what's ailing sick animals, and a new piece of equipment at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine is helping make that possible.
URBANA — There's soon going to be more movement in downtown Urbana — quick movement involving plenty of kicks and spins.
The Capoeira Angola Center of Mestre Joao Grande — an academy that teaches the Brazilian martial art of capoeira (pronounced CAP-oo-AIR-uh) — plans to relocate to 122 W. Main St. — a second-floor space above Mirabelle Fine Pastries — in August.
If you have a furry friend in your home, here's a friendly reminder that fireworks will soon fill the sky. So, we asked 10 pet owners: What else drives your dog bonkers?
By ASHLEY MITEK/University of IllinoisCollege of Veterinary Medicine
If your pet brings home a tiny hitchhiker clinging to its fur after a romp in the woods this summer, don't panic.
By SARAH NETHERTON/University of IllinoisCollege of Veterinary Medicine
It's that time of year again: time for cookouts, fun and sun. With the summer heat come dangers for our pets. Dr.