Byron De la Navarre
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Dr. Byron De la Navarre


Professional information

  • Veterinarian, DVM
About Vet

Dr. de la Navarre graduated from Veterinary University at Cornell, receiving his DVM degree in 1990. Between his 3rd & 4th year of Veterinary school, he Externed at over 12 Zoos both in North & Central America as well as Europe & Israel. After Graduation, he worked at Niles Animal Hospital and Bird Medical Center for 7+ years and currently is Owner & Heads up the Exotics Service at Animal House of Chicago Complete Veterinary Care Inc. He has given numerous lectures & taught wetlabs on exotic pet topics at the local, state, national & international levels. He is a member of the Association of Zoological Veterinarians (AAZV). He is on the Executive Board of the Association of Reptile and Amphibian Veterinarians (ARAV) {Past-President} serving on several committees, including the Conservation & Research Committee {Chairperson}, Literature Review Editor of the ARAV Journal, as well as ARAV Annual Meeting Session Chairperson. He is Co-Chair of the Midwest Exotic Pet Seminars (MEPS). He is an active member of the Chicago Herpetologic Society. And, he is also active in the Association of Avian Veterinarians – presently serving as the President-Elect. Also Past-President of the Assoc. of Exotic Small Mammals (AEMV). Locally, Dr. de la Navarre is a Past-President of the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) and was the Chairperson of the AVMA Membership Services Committee.

  • Park Ridge, IL, US
Spoken languages
  • English
Species treated
  • Dogs (Canine)
  • Reptiles & Amphibians
  • Birds (Avian)
  • Small Mammals
  • Cats (Feline)
  • Other Exotics
Areas of interest
  • Behavior
  • Dentistry
  • Laboratory Animals
  • Radiology
  • Sports Medicine
  • Dermatology
  • Parasitology
  • Nutrition
  • Preventive
  • Soft Tissue
  • Illinois, US
  • Consult on diet, nutrition & exercise
  • Consult on general health & wellness
  • Consult on behavioral issues
  • Navigating nutrition from the new baby to the senior pet
  • Optimizing your new puppy or kitten experience
  • Tips and tricks on pet grooming techniques
  • Pet training, house training and litter box training

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