2045 S Schuyler Avenue

Kankakee, IL 60901 US


Meet Our Animal Care Staff!


Kayla is our in house groomer.  She joined us in January of 2015 and since then has been making our clients dogs beautiful and handsome.  She has been grooming for 11 years and brings with her a lot of knowledge with dealing with difficult grooming dog.  She has Tink a boxer mix and Mutly a lab mix.  

Animal Care Staff

Our behind the scenes staff assists the doctors, feeds pets, cleans the cages and runs, and loves on the animals that are staying at the hospital, either for surgery or boarding.

Hank is full time and  has been with us since 2002, he took a short break in 2014 to pursue other interests but returned in December of 2017.  He brings with him lots of experience in caring for your pets.  He has Nemo the cat at home. 


Karen has been with us since August of 2013.  She comes to us with over 10 years of experience in animal care.  She lives in Kankakee with her husband Don and 3 boys.  Karen has an Australian Shepherd, Harley, and 2 cats, Apollo and Lucy.

Michelle joined us in June of 2018.  She brought with her many years of customer service.  She stays busy with her dogs Lola and Sadie both shepherd mixes.  She has had pets since she was a child.  

Ben joined us in June of 2018.  Ben is a Senior in high school.  He will be helping to care for the animals on the weekends.  He has Little Bit a shepherd mix , Spaz, Gabby, Cameron, Anivia,and Cynder all cats  and two turtles at home to keep him busy.  

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  • "We love Dr Joe and his staff! Kayla and Emily have wonderful personalities and treat us and our dogs like family."
    Michelle N Ben K.

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