Pets

Pets

Entertainment listings, Feb. 22-March 1, 2018

EVENTS

This weekend

THE EMPTY BOWLS SUPPER

What: Sponsored by The STM Art Club and Art Department and Culver's Restaurant to raise funds to support The Daily Bread Soup Kitchen. Theme is fairytales. In addition to a fine meal and a unique handmade bowl to remind them of their gift to the needy, there will be music, drama, and dance performances.

Pet Talk: Embracing bacteria

By HANNAH BEERS
UI College of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Patrick Barko has spent the past three years studying a rapidly evolving field that he believes will soon be at the forefront in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease for people and pets.

Letter from Birdland: Rebuilding bonds with seeds

A few weeks ago, I promised to tell you about the seed lecture at the Chicago Botanic Garden. Rowan White's talk was inspiring on many levels: spiritual, historical, personal and agricultural.

Entertainment listings, Feb. 15-22, 2018

EVENTS

This weekend

RED HERRING GOLDEN (50TH) BIRTHDAY PARTY

Pet Talk: Hard to swallow

By BETH PIEPER
UI College of Veterinary Medicine

The Law Q&A: Who gets the pets in a divorce?

By BRETT KEPLEY

In follow-up to our pet-walk talk a few weeks ago, today let's chat about one of the most painful of things in a divorce — no, not who gets the kids.

Who gets the pet?

Letter from Birdland: Beware of the terrible ...turkey?

It's a gray day in Birdland, but the chickens were still happy to be let out of the coop after being stuck inside for so many bitter cold days. The three aged hens ran (yes, ran!) into the yard, necks outstretched, their fluffy bodies rocking to and fro with each step.

Entertainment listings, Feb. 8-15, 2018

EVENTS

Next week

HEART-TO-HEART TRIVIA

What:Show off your knowledge of love songs, quotes, and famous couples. Prizes awarded for the winner of each of the six rounds, whoever has the best, library-friendly team name, and a grand prize awarded to the most knowledgeable team. Play in teams of one to four people. For adults.

When: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 14.

UI program aims to expand needy families' access to pet care

URBANA — Food and rent for the humans or a check-up for Rover?

The cost of veterinary appointments can make health care for pets unaffordable in some families, but a University of Illinois program is preparing to do something about that in this corner of the state.

Pet Talk: A summer spent saving turtles

By UI College of Veterinary Medicine

Last summer, two rising second-year veterinary students traded blue lab coats and lecture halls in Urbana for chest-high waders and wetlands in Lake County in northeast Illinois.