How is the WMC coping with COVID now that the students have returned??

As you all may know, class is back in session at the University of Illinois and with that, our student volunteers are back and ready to help! The clinic, however, looks very different for our volunteers this school year. In the past, we have always allowed any number of students to be a part of our team, but due to COVID, we have had to limit our volunteer capacity. This is to ensure the safety and well being of our clinicians, students, and patients. Continue reading

Sponsor a day recognition for the Rushing family

Thank you to the Rushing family for sponsoring the clinic for today! A cherished supporter of our program, this day was chosen with a dual purpose, serving both as celebration of their beloved dog Granger and to begin our 1 week count down until our student volunteers return to the WMC! We have been working with a reduced crew since March 16th and couldn’t be more excited to have our volunteer base join our ranks once again. It is through the support of the Rushing family and others throughout our community that we are able to provide medical care to native Illinois wildlife, training opportunities for veterinary students, and share a message of conservation globally.
 
If you’d like to learn more about our program or how to sponsor a day at the WMC, visit here: https://vetmed.illinois.edu/wildlife/giving/