WMC Blog

The Snowy Owl

As winter creeps in, bringing its brisk winds and snowy skies, this feature is about one animal who does not mind these chills! The snowy owl (Bubo scandiacus) which is an Arctic species that periodically…
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2022 in the Wildlife Medical Clinic

Watch Dr. Sam Sander and Sydney Oliveira on ciLiving as they talk about the past year at the Wildlife Medical Clinic in terms of how many and what animals we saw and who all helped…
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Winter and Ambassador Animals

Here at the Wildlife Medical Clinic, our ambassador birds, reptiles, and mammals prepare for winter with a little bit of help from our team. Birds of prey need to increase their body weight by 25-30%…
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‘Tis the Season for Wildlife Support

The Wildlife Medical Clinic is rounding out another year of providing care to the many species of animals that call our beautiful state home. ‘Tis the season for giving, and there is no better way…
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Welcome Sydney!

We want to introduce you to our new Wildlife Medical Clinic Program Coordinator, Sydney Oliveira! We asked her a few questions to share with you and included them here! We are looking forward to all…
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A Strong Bite

This year, an injured, adult common snapping turtle, ​​Chelydra serpentina, was brought to the Wildlife Medical Clinic after being spotted with a fishing hook stuck through its tongue. Snapping turtles are native primarily to Central…
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Keep Unwanted Critters Away!

Dr. Sam Sander talks about the many ways to keep unwanted wildlife out of your homes during the colder months! https://www.wcia.com/ciliving-tv/dont-play-opossum-keep-unwanted-critters-out-of-your-home/ 

Wildlife University 2022

Over the weekend of October 22nd and 23rd, the Non-Traditional Species Club of the College of Veterinary Medicine had its annual, online conference, Wildlife University. During this two-day event, speakers from across the University of…
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