Hospital Hours:
Mon - Fri: 7:00am - 8:00pm
Sat: 7:00am - 4:00pm
Sun: 8:00am - 1:00pm
NOTE: Last patient will be seen 30-minutes prior to closing
Doctor's Hours:
Mon - Fri: 8:00am - 8:00pm
Sat: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Sun: 8:00am - 1:00pm

Our Staff


Dr. Jennifer Bochnowski

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Jennifer Bochnowski graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 2004, and has since worked in both general practice and emergency medicine. She is especially interested in soft tissue surgery and dentistry.  She enjoys drawing, bike riding , and spending time with her husband and daughter.

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Dr. Stephanie Wise, DVM

Owner, Veterinarian

Dr. Stephanie Wise grew up in Crown Point, IN. She attended Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine where she graduated with honors in 2013. Dr. Wise has a special interest in small animal medicine and neurology. She currently has two dogs, Bella and Paisley. In her free time, Dr. Wise likes to spend time with her husband Tommy and two boys Connor and Ben.

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Nicole Giese

BS - Co-Owner


Nicole graduated from Illinois State University in 2003 with a BA in Animal Science and a concentration in Agricultural Business Management.

Nicole has been in the veterinary field since she was 14 years old and over the years, moved through the ranks of kennel attendant, technician, practice manager and finally to co-owner of Lowell Animal Hospital.

Nicole was certified in veterinary ultrasonography by the Academy of Veterinary Imaging in 2016. She has a 6-year-old rescue chihuahua/pinscher mix, Kylie and a 14-year-old cat, Nora.