Veterinarians of Abbeywood Cat Hospital

titleSandra Barclay, DVM

Although born in Northern California, Dr. Sandra Barclay has lived in the Chicago area since the 1960s. She earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Veterinary Medicine and her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Illinois in 1974 and 1976, respectively. After completing a small animal internship and surgical residency at the New York State College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University, Dr. Barclay returned to the Chicago area and opened Abbeywood Cat Hospital. Her professional interests include geriatric feline medicine and general veterinary medicine for cats. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Illinois State Veterinary Medicine Association.

Dr. Barclay's business associate, Dr. William Barclay, is also her husband and co-owner of Abbeywood Cat Hospital. Dr. Barclay's son Mac is a U.S. Army helicopter pilot. Dr. Barclay has a Greater Swiss Mountain Dog named Ibu and an Irish Sporthorse named Bruiser. In her free time she enjoys equestrian activities, including three-day eventing with Bruiser.

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titleWilliam Barclay, DVM

Dr. William Barclay, co-owner of the Abbeywood Cat Hospital, has been a full-time veterinarian at the clinic since 1992. After receiving his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois in 1974, Dr. Barclay was awarded his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Illinois School of Veterinary Medicine in 1976, graduating as the class salutatorian. Following his formal education with an internship and surgical residency at the New York State College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University, Dr. Barclay became one of the only board certified veterinary surgeons who works exclusively with felines. Dr. Barclay has also taught a basic surgery lab to medical students at the University of Chicago. His professional interests include feline surgery and general feline medicine. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Barclay is married to Dr. Sandra Barclay, co-owner and founder of Abbeywood Cat Hospital. Together they have a son, Mac, who is a 2006 West Point graduate serving in the U.S. Army. At home Dr. Barclay keeps company with a Greater Swiss Mountain Dog named Ibu and two horses: an Irish Draught named Burleigh, and a Trakehner named Hudson. During his leisure time Dr. Barclay likes equestrian sports and radio control flying.

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titleJeanmarie McInerney, DVM

An associate veterinarian at Abbeywood Cat Hospital since 1998, Dr. Jeanmarie McInerney earned her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois in 1981. She has a particular interest in feline dental diseases, and is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the American Association of Feline Practitioners. Dr. McInerney shares her home with her two cats as well as four guinea pigs.

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