YUVAL NIR, D.V.M., M.S. graduated with a doctorate in veterinary medicine from the University of Parma, Italy in 1985. He then pursued further education at Kansas State University, where he obtained an advanced Master of Science degree in veterinary surgery and medicine in 1988. Herpetology and exotic animal care have been part of his life since childhood and he has a valuable hands on experience in the field.
Dr. Nir has been practicing small animal veterinary medicine in the Chicago area since 1988(General practice, exotic animal practice and emergency and critical care practice). His practice philosophy is based on high professional standards and long lasting love for animals and people.
Dr. Nir is the owner- operator of The-vet.net, Naperville University Commons Animal Clinic. He is involved in the community life and schools, through partnerships and programs, dedicating time and energy to mentor and educate young and adults.
He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association and the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Nir is a Past President of the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association and the current treasurer of the Chicago Veterinary Medical Foundation.
Areas of Advanced Training and Expertise: General Veterinary and comparative Medicine Avian and reptile medicine and husbandry Ferrets, rabbits and rodents medicine and surgery Canine and feline surgery Trauma management and surgery Emergency medicine and critical care Hematology Immunology Body fluids and clinical pathology Advanced pathology and cell pathology Public education Public health Family pet care Behind the scene- reality at a glance.