Welcome to the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois

Small Animal Services


Appointment Times

Orthopedics and Neurosurgery: Monday and Wednesday mornings, with surgeries scheduled for the following Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.

Small Animal Medicine: Patients are seen on a referral basis only. New appointments seen Monday through Thursday; rechecks afternoons and all day Friday.

For consultations or appointments, contact:

Orthopedic and Neurosurgery: Carrie Bubb, CVT, 217-265-5533

Small Animal Medicine: Client Services, 217-333-5311

For emergency service for animals with acute or sudden onset of paralysis, 217-333-5300.


  • Animals with central nervous system problems as evidenced by seizures or abnormal behavior receive diagnostic and therapeutic services from the Small Animal Medicine service
  • Animals with signs of paralysis are evaluated by the Orthopedic Surgery service

Special Capabilities

  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Computed tomography (CT)

Special Interests

  • Disc disease
  • Spinal fractures
  • Cancer of the spinal cord and brain
  • Inflammation of the central nervous system