Meet Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob Zepecki is a 1973
graduate of the University of
Illinois School of Veterinary
Medicine. "Dr. Bob" as he is
known, was a Captain in the U.S.
Air Force and served in Pakistan.
He was awarded the Air Force
Commendation Medal for his
exemplary efforts in supervising
the Military Personnel Section
during his tour of duty. While
doing his undergraduate work at
the University of Illinois, Urbana,
he worked with the Champaign
Park District on several
innovative programs for
handicapped children where he initiated the first program with
small animal interaction for the handicapped at Adler Center at
the University of Illinois. While serving in the Illinois Air National
Guard in Chicago, Dr. Bob was the liaison officer for the United
States Air Force Academy in the North Central Illinois area.
Dr. Bob also served in the USAF Reserves at Chanute AFB, Rantoul,
Illinois, where he performed duties as a military veterinary officer
in conjunction with the Base Veterinary Section. Dr. Bob has
pursued a career in veterinary medicine for the past 45 years.
During that time his involvement in veterinary medicine has
spanned all areas of applied practice and preventative medicine
from exotic species such as lions, tigers, to domestic animals and
pets. He has worked successfully with Eastern European
organizations on projects to upgrade livestock genetics.