#University of Illinois
University of Illinois uses humane facility for feline reproduction research
September 7, 2018Researchers at the University of Illinois have created a unique study environment designed to bridge the gap between the lab and the real world in which resident cats can roam while participating in a study aimed to find alternatives to traditional spay and neuter services. With a large climbing tree in the center, the completely open pole barn contains two levels, furniture, toys, scented objects, and a quarter-acre outdoor enclosure. “Many facilities have come a …
Illinois vet college releases video teaching officers how to treat police dogs who overdose on opioids
March 15, 2017The opioid crisis sweeping the United States isn’t just killing people, it’s killing dogs too. Specifically police and other working dogs, who are exposed to deadly drugs while searching for them. Just like people, the dogs can overdose and die unless they receive immediate life-saving treatment.