Emergency Veterinarian for MEAC.
Dr. Gwendy Reyes-Illg joined the MEAC team in 2016. She graduated from the University of Florida, where she majored in zoology prior to earning her veterinary degree in 2008. Dr. Reyes also recently completed a Master's degree in Philosophy (animal and veterinary ethics) at Colorado State University.Over 20 years ago, she began working as a veterinary assistant in a general practice in her hometown. Since then her love of animals has taken her to veterinary hospitals and animal shelters/sanctuaries around the United States and Africa.
In her spare time, Dr Reyes enjoys making art, cooking up vegan feasts, hiking and spending time with her husband Derek, their elderly cat, Striper and their dogs, Henry and Cooper.