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Dr. Renee Tourdot

Dr. Renee Tourdot serves as a Senior Toxicologist and Team Leader for the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center. She earned her DVM from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2009 and went on to complete an internship in small animal medicine and surgery before starting her career in emergency medicine and toxicology. She became a Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology in 2019 and a Diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Toxicology in 2021. In addition to regularly teaching veterinary professionals, Dr. Tourdot has authored numerous textbook chapters and online publications. A strong advocate for treating the patient, not the poison, Dr. Tourdot is proud to be a reliable resource for veterinary medical professionals in the trenches. When the toxicologist hat comes off, Dr. Tourdot enjoys volunteering as a Master Gardener, sewing her own wardrobe, and lounging on a sunny patio with her furry family.