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Hospital Hours:
Mon, Wed, Fri: 8am - 3pm
Thurs: 12pm-8pm, Sat: 8am-12pm
Tues: Closed for Surgeries Only

Our Veterinary Technicians


Becky Palm

RVT- Vet Technician


Becky graduated from the Vet Tech Institute at Fox College in 2010. She has been a registered veterinary technician at animal hospitals ever since.

She has a love for all things brachycephalic, big or small. She shares her home with her two rescue dogs – Nola, a Boston Terrier, and Darla, an American Bulldog.


Kourtney Wallace, CVT, ALAT

Vet Technician

Kourtney has been working in the veterinary field for 15 years. Animals are her passion and she’s the proud owner of a French Bulldog, Amelia, 2 cats – Marshall and Maxine, and her two pigs – Nora and Ellie. Kourtney, along with Co-Owner Nicole Giese, certified together in Veterinary Ultrasonography by the Academy of Veterinary Imaging in 2016.

Kourtney graduated from the Joliet Junior College Vet Tech program in 2013 and is advanced in emergency medicine.


Krissy Brown

Veterinary Technician


Krissy has worked in the veterinary field for 14 years. Like many of us, Krissy began in kennels and over the years, developed her skills into a wonderful technician.

When she isn’t working, Krissy is spending time with her husband David of 21 years and their three children Robert, Nick, and Madason. Their family also includes 2 dogs, 2 cats, and 2 guinea pigs.

Samantha-Burke,-CVT-Vet Technician

Samantha Burke

CVT- Vet Technician


Sammi has been a Certified Veterinary Technician for 5 years. Caring for animals has been her great passion since she was a young child.

She graduated from Joliet Junior College Veterinary Technician program.

Sammi loves to spend time with her husband, their 3 wonderful dogs, and horse.


Amanda Klein

Veterinary Technician

Amanda has been working in the veterinary industry since the age of 14 - it was then that she realized her love of working in the animal field.

In 2003, she graduated from the Stautzenberger College Veterinary Technician program in Toledo, OH.

When she isn't working, Amanda loves spending time with her husband Bryan and their two children Hayden and Emma. Their other family members include a Shih Tzu, Percy and a guinea pig, Mama.