Samantha joined our team in 2015 and has spent more than 10 years in the field, with 5 being in management. She is Fear Free Certified and attends multiple CE conferences for practice management annually. Samantha is motivated knowing that she and the rest of the Fox Animal Hospital team can make the lives of their patients and clients better. She and her husband Anthony have one cat, a "foster failure" named Bernadette. One of Samantha's specialties is feeding and fostering newborn kittens, but she also enjoys traveling and cooking.
Esther is a veterinary technician. She attended Parkland College in Champaign, Illinois where she earned an associate degree in Veterinary Technology. Growing up in a farm, Esther has always been surrounded by animals. Aside from dogs and cats, she also loves horses. She counts walking thoroughbreds one of her favorite activities. When not at work, Esther enjoys traveling, cooking and spending time with her husband, Scott, and her dogs Nebbio and Harley.
Lisa couldn't have pets as a kid, so she started volunteering at shelters and worked her way up to becoming a technician. She now has a four-legged companion, a Dachshund named Adia, and enjoys rock climbing, mountain biking, and international travel in her free time.
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Like many of us who chose veterinary medicine as a career, Donna has loved animals for as long as she can remember. In addition to working at Fox Animal Hospital, she also devotes her time at a nearby emergency clinic. While she does not have any furry family members, Donna does have a ball python named Padme that she rescued from Friends of Scales Reptile Rescue. In her free time, she reads and watches sports (“Go Cubs!”).
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Patient Comfort Coordinator
Mary Kay (MK) is a veterinary assistant. Because of her remarkable ability to keep scared or painful animals calm and comfortable, she has earned the title of Fox Animal Hospital’s “Comfort Care Specialist.” MK has been with the practice for 14 years. She is the mother of 2 and a grandmother of 3. She has 6 cats of her own; Rufus, Bella, MoMo, Timon, Sleepy, and Noodle. When not caring for animals, MK loves working on word games and puzzles.
Client/Patient Care Coordinators
Amy is a college student at Wilbur Wright College. She works the front desk during the hectic hours of the weekend and evenings. In addition to her excellence as a receptionist, Amy is also appreciated for her great sense of humor. Amy has a cat named Lola. When not studying or working, Amy paints and practices yoga.
Working at an animal hospital and interacting with clients and patients has allowed Aubry to gain important knowledge and experience in the medical field. Some of her favorite things about her job include getting to see a pet's health improve after treatment, learning new things every day, and getting plenty of puppy and kitten kisses along the way. Aubry attended Oakton Community College where she received her A.A. degree with high honors. She loves lasagna, and her favorite activities include reading, watching movies and concerts, skateboarding, and swimming.
Allie joined the Fox Animal Hospital team in 2007, working as both a receptionist and an assistant. She graduated from Augustana College in Rock Island, IL with a degree in Psychology and a minor in Biology. Since graduating, Allie's love for working with animals keeps her working at Fox Animal Hospital in the evenings and on weekends. She enjoys making connections with our clients and their pets on a daily basis. Allie holds a full-time position working at a school for kids with special needs. When she isn't working, Allie enjoys horseback riding, working out, and baking.
Cassaundra devotes a significant portion of her life to animals. She is a Certified Canine Good Citizen Evaluator for the American Kennel Club (AKC), and she and her husband have been training dogs for over 10 years. She loves meeting all of our furry patients and has 2 furry family members of her own; a pair of Belgian Malinois named Hades and Shady. In her spare time, Cassaundra loves competing and training with her dogs, relaxing, and enjoying quality time with her family.