Goodbye and Good luck!

Each July brings a bittersweet transition to the Wildlife Medical Clinic, as we say goodbye to our ZooMed house officers. While the WMC is staffed by volunteer veterinary and undergraduate students, this care is supported…
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Ambassador Residence Update

After months of anticipation our animals have finally been able to enjoy their new residence! This home was built with our animal ambassador’s needs in mind. 

Diagnostics in the clinic

When a patient is brought to the Wildlife Medical Clinic, we have a multitude of options for diagnostic testing. Many of our patients undergo blood tests and radiographs (x-rays), but our options don’t stop there!…
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How Well Do You Know the WMC?

How well do you know the WMC? You’re a huge supporter of the Wildlife Medical Clinic, and now is the time to test your clinic knowledge. Answer these questions and take note of your answers….
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Conservation Themed Holiday Gift Ideas

Haven’t finished all of your holiday shopping yet? There are a ton of fun and thoughtful conservation themed gifts that you can give this season! Here are just a few ideas for gifts that will…
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In Memory of Poppy

Thank you to Randy and Patricia Rushing for sponsoring a day at the Wildlife Medical Clinic.  They chose to sponsor November 27th in honor of their beloved golden retriever Poppy. Poppy joined their family as…
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Looking to the Future

41 years ago, the Wildlife Medical Clinic began operation at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital. While the program started small, in the following years the WMC would grow to treat over 2,000 patients…
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[Ruby the Red-tailed Hawk poses outside]

The Lady in Red: Meet Ruby!

By Mary Kate Feldner, University of Illinois veterinary student We are proud to officially announce the addition of Ruby, a red-tailed hawk, to the resident ambassador team at the Wildlife Medical Clinic! After months of…
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Resident Spotlight: Onslo!

Meet Onslo, our resident northern blue-tongued skink (Tiliqua scincoides intermedia)! Blue tongued-skinks have a long, flat body with short limbs and are native to Australia. Their unique blue tongue is an adaptation to avoid predation….
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Delphine Trainer Chat

In 2018, the Wildlife Medical Clinic welcomed Delphine, a female Virginia opossum. She was initially brought to the Wildlife Medical Clinic after a well-intentioned member of the public attempted to rehabilitate her. Unfortunately, this led…
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