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2045 S Schuyler Avenue

Kankakee, IL 60901 US


Meet Our Front Desk Staff!

The Front Desk staff answers the telephones, greets clients, checks in patients, answers general questions, receives payments, fills prescriptions and assists the doctors with clerical matters.  They are your first form of contact with our Hospital.

Brenda is our office manager and she joined our staff here in June of 2012 after many years in the human medical field, bringing her commitment to great customer service with her. She lives in Clifton with her four furry children, Domino, Riley, Benjie and Mr. Nigel Murry all of whom are Cocker Spaniels.  Nigel is her 4th rescue pet.

Emily is our full time front desk staff member.  She joined our practice in March of 2017.   Emily adopted Titus, a deaf pitbull mix from Kankakee Animal Control in December of 2017. Titus has taught Emily a lot about working with deaf dogs. 

Holly is part time and joined our practice in August of 2016.  Her "fur children" Include Harley, a shar pei, Boo and Bee both DSH cats.  She graduated from KCC in May of 2018 with a business management associated degree. 


Katie is part time and joined our practice in January of 2018.  She graduated from KTA in June of 2018.  She has Oreo a cockapoo and Zoie a yorkie poo to keep her company at home.  

Jess is part time and fills in during the school year.  She is busy at home raising her 2 sons, their dog Rosie and numerous rescued cats/kittens.  Jess has been with the animal hospital for many years, taking several years off to raise her boys.  

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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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