Blum's Team: A Closer Look at One of the Best Vets in Chicago

Name: Dr. Matthew Hudson


Education: Onderstepoort Veterinary School, University of Pretoria, South Africa, 2012

Why he’s special:

  • Member of the American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Fear Free Certified Professional
  • Worked as an emergency veterinarian at Bryanston Veterinary Hospital and Specialty Center, where he gained valuable experience in complex emergency and specialty cases, after graduating from veterinary school
  • Passed the Education Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates examination in 2014

What he loves (outside of veterinary medicine):

  • His wife, Chelsea
  • Traveling
  • Photography
  • Movies
  • Running

Bet you didn’t know this: Dr. Hudson is originally from Johannesburg, South Africa, and the T-shirts he wore when he was 11 years old still fit him.

“The best doctor in the world is the veterinarian. He can’t ask his patients what’s the matter—he’s got to just know.” – Will Rogers