Small Animals, Large Animals, and Exotics
The Veterinary Teaching Hospital’s emergency and critical care services are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. No appointment is necessary. However, we encourage you to call ahead so we can be prepared for your animal’s unique needs.
- For small animal emergencies, call (217) 333-5300.
- For large animal emergencies, call (217) 333-2000.
Our Small Animal Clinic is located at 1008 W. Hazelwood Drive, Urbana.
Our Large Animal Clinic is located at 1102 W. Hazelwood Drive, Urbana.
What Is an Emergency?
If you think your animal is experiencing an emergency but aren’t sure, call us. We’re happy to help you assess whether your animal needs to be seen.
Common emergencies include:
- Allergic reactions/hives
- Difficulty breathing
- Difficulty urinating/not producing urine
- Difficulty walking or prolonged lameness
- Collapse, seizures, not conscious
- Ingestion of toxins or foreign objects
- Persistent vomiting, diarrhea and/or decreased appetite
- Punctures or bite wounds
- Severe bleeding
- Traumas, such as being hit by a car or falling
- Unusual behavior/lethargy
Small Animal Emergency/Critical Care Faculty
Meghan Fick, DVM, DACVECC
Jenica Haraschak, DVM, DACVECC
Maureen McMichael, DVM, DACVECC
Caroline Tonozzi, DVM, DACVECC
Small Animal Emergency Veterinarians
Tyler Johnson, DVM, Resident
Amanda Spillane, DVM, Resident
Lilian Shen, DVM, Intern
Hillary Allgood, DVM, Rotating Intern
Enrico Carluen, DVM, Rotating Intern
Denver Colman, DVM, MS, Rotating Intern
Keaton Schmidt, DVM, Rotating Intern
Chelsey Tournade, DVM,Rotating Intern
Alexandra Troiano, DVM, MS, Rotating Intern
Kelsey Trumpp, DVM, Rotating Intern
Emily Vincent, DVM, Rotating Intern
Additional Small Animal Emergency & Critical Care StaffKristin Biddle, CVT
Hannah Bray, CVT
Sabrina Brooke, CVT
Morgan Calvert, CVT
Kristina Donze, CVT, VTS (ECC)
Lena Fatheree, CVT
Nicole Fitzpatrick, CVT
Mel Fletcher, CVT
Jessica Garrett, CVT, VTS (ECC)
Miriah Haltiwanger, CVT
Rachel Hawker, CVT
Joy Hinrichsen, CVT
Allie Hogan, CVT
Alysha McDaniel, CVT
Lisa Miller, CVT
Krystal Newberry, CVT
Cameron Otis, CVT
Ben Pineda, CVT
Shelby Routh, CVT
Jill Sackville, CVT
Casey Saindon, CVT
Amber Schnepp, CVT
Abby Schraeder, CVT, VTS (ECC)
Lydia Smith, CVT
Mel Thornton, CVT
Adaline Totka, CVT
Kayla VanWassenhove, CVT
Ambulatory for Large Animals
Our Large Animal Clinic will travel to provide emergency medical field service throughout east-central Illinois for equine and agricultural animals 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
- For ambulatory emergencies, call (217) 333-2000.
Our Ambulatory Emergency Veterinarian
Scott Austin, DVM, MS, DACVIM-LA