Wheeling Staff

  • Matt
    Matt
    Practice Manager

    Matt's official title at our clinic is Practice Manager, however, he may be seen on any given day in numerous areas of the clinic. Matt often helps out in Kennel, Reception, Vet Teching, and poses as 'Santa' for our 'Pet Photos with Santa'.

    Matt enjoys working at our clinic because he says that he 'likes the facility and being a part of a team who really cares about pets'.

    Among Matt's many pets are a rescued dog named Walt and a cockatiel named Merlyn.

    In his spare time, Matt likes to read.

  • Isabel
    Isabel
    Veterinary Technician Team Leader

    Isabel is the technician team leader, and started working at Wheeling AH in June 2021! She grew up in Mundelein and lived in Chicago while studying Biology at UIC. She plans to get her masters in Zoology or Animal Sciences and go to vet school after. She currently has 3 dogs- Sam, Crash, and Rosalina- and 3 cats- Snowball, Boo, and Shadow.

  • Jerry
    Jerry
    Surgical Assistant

    Gerardo (Jerry) grew up on a farm in Mexico. He is a Veterinarian in his home country. He attended C.E.T.A. Centro de Estudios Agropecuarios en Santa Maria del Oro Durango and C.E.U. Centro de Estudios Universitarios de Monterrey, Nuevo Leon where he received his degree in Medico Veterinario Zootechnista.

    Jerry, who is well-known to many of our long-time clients, keeps our surgerical suite organized and functioning smoothly and has been sharing his knowledge with us at The Wheeling Animal Hospital and Pet Resort since 1991.

    He lives with his wife, Claudia, two daughters, Natalie and Kaitlin, and their dog named Blue.

  • Rosy
    Rosy
    Veterinary Technician

    Rosy has worked at Wheeling Animal Hospital since July of 2015. Rosy Grew up in Acapulco Guerrero Mexico. Rosy Loves to work with dogs and cats and enjoys traveling with her husband and spending time with her grandchildren.

  • Michelle
    Michelle
    Veterinary Assistant

    Michelle started working at our facility as a Vet Assistant is June of 2021.

    She grew up in Plainfield, IL and has lived in Aurora, Hoffman Estates and Buffalo Grove.

    Michelle recently graduated from the University of Illinois where she majored in Animal Science and minored in Chemistry. In the future she hope to continue her education and go to vet school to focus on shelter medicine.

    In her spare time Michelle likes to spend time with her Havanese named Ruby and her Mini Lop named Pascal.

  • Kieran
    Veterinary Assistant

    Kieran started working at our facility as a Veterinary Assistant in September of 2021.

    Kieran lives in Crystal Lake, IL and has a cat named Tala and a bunny named Scout.

    In her spare time she likes to read, draw and watch movies.

  • Debbie
    Debbie
    Client Care Specialist

    Debbie joined The Wheeling Animal Hospital in February of 2011. Debbie worked for a major airlines, as a Flight Service Manager, which afforded her the opportunity to travel all over the world! She also did volunteer work for Heartland Animal Shelter for over two years prior to working at Wheeling.

    Currently Debbie has no animals at her home, she's too busy loving on the ones that come in here to Wheeling!

    Outside of work Debbie spends time with her husband and they enjoy traveling and taking long walks. She also loves cooking and baking - which we then get to sample here at Wheeling!

  • Stacy
    Client Care Coordinator

    Stacy started at our facility as a Client Care Coordinator in April of 2019. She has previously worked at Petsafe for United Airlines and as a Vet Tech for 3 years.

    Stacy Grew up in Melrose Park and in her spare time she likes to travel and spend time with her children.

  • Mary
    Mary
    Client Care Specialist

    Mary stated working at The Wheeling Animal Hospital in October of 1991, not long after the little blue and white building became an animal hospital. She is a receptionist and a dedicated 'Crazy Cat Lady'! Amazingly she only has one cat of her own, a 8 year old orange and white long haired beauty named Libby, who loves being an only cat.

    Mary grew up in Massachusetts and is always missing the beauty of the ocean. She still has some family there and loves to go back home, whenever she can. Now that she has two adorable grandsons, Drew, age 6 and Danny, age 4 (almost) she spends as much time as possible spoiling them to the best of her ability and checkbook!

    xMary also enjoys reading and needlework. She loves her job and so enjoys the many adorable animals that stop to say 'HI' at the front desk.

  • Stephanie
    Client Care Coordinator

    Stephanie has worked at Wheeling Animal Hospital since July of 2020 and Grew up in Chicago, IL. Stephanie enjoys spending time with her Olde English Bulldog Minnie, playing video games and spending time with her family. Her favorite animal is the otter.

  • Heather
    Client Care Coordinator

    Heather started working for Wheeling Animal Hospital in November of 2020. She grew up in Palatine, IL and loves to hang out with her 3 year old Lab/Pointer Mix named lucky and watch shows on Netflix.

  • Renata
    Client Care Coordinator

    Renata started working as a Client Care Coordinator at our facility in August of 2021.

    She Grew up in Buffalo Grove and she owns a Prairie King Snake and 6 Dart Frogs.

    Renata enjoys watching T.V., playing sudoku, origami and crochet.

  • Rachelle
    Client Care Coordinator

    Rachelle Started at our clinic in 2021. She grew up in Des Plaines, IL.

    She has 3 cats and loves to watch the office in her spare time.

  • Sue
    Sue
    Lead Pet Resort Reservations Specialist

    Sue joined the staff of The Wheeling Animal Hospital and Pet Resort several years ago as a Pet Reservations Specialist.

    Sue worked in Human Resources for 15 years before becoming a stay-at-home mom. Once her daughter got older, Sue decided to indulge her passion for animals by working with them on a daily basis.

    Sue lives with her husband, daughter, (who is now attending her last year of college at University of Illinois - GO ILLINI!) and two dogs; Buddy, a Beagle, and Weiser, a white Labrador Retriever.

  • Susan
    Susan
    Animal Care Lead/DayCamp Lead

    Susan started working here at The Wheeling Animal Hospital in October of 2015, she is our Animal Care Lead/DayCamp Lead. Susan grew up in Schaumburg, IL, she also lived in Texas for a couple of years.

    Susan really enjoys working with all the animals here at Wheeling.

    Currently she has two Satin rabbits named Hocus and Pocus, a kitty named Faith, and a dog named Chico that she adopted from WAGS.

    In her spare time she enjoys just hanging out with her furry children and her husband. She also loves any kind of art project.

  • Morgan
    Morgan
    Animal Care Assistant/DayCamp Counselor

    Morgan grew up in Mount Prospect and started working at the Wheeling Animal Hospital on April 12, 2017, and is working in our DayCamp and Kennel Area.

    She is currently enrolled in school studying to become a Veterinary Technician. Before coming to Wheeling she was working at a salon as a hair stylist.

    Morgan has one dog named Shea, who will be turning three in July. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her friends and family. She also loves attending sporting events (mostly baseball games) and concerts.

Locations

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Higgins Animal Clinic

Monday

8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Tuesday

8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Wednesday

9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Thursday

8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Friday

9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Saturday

8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sunday

Closed

Wheeling Animal Hospital

Monday

8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Tuesday

8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Wednesday

8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Thursday

8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Friday

8:00 am - 7:00 pm

Saturday

8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sunday

Closed

Arlinton-Golf Animal Hospital

Monday

8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Tuesday

8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Wednesday

8:00 am - 7:00 pm

Thursday

8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Friday

8:00 am - 7:00 pm

Saturday

8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sunday

Closed

Higgins Animal Clinic

Monday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sunday
Closed

Wheeling Animal Hospital

Monday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sunday
Closed

Arlinton-Golf Animal Hospital

Monday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sunday
Closed