Author Archives: Ashley Venice

Dr. Heather Hlad – Associate Veterinarian

In 2017, Dr. Heather Hlad began completing multiple externships with the Kremer Veterinary Services family. She externed at Oswego Animal Hospital, Animal Care Center of Plainfield EMERGENCY and Animal Care Center of Shorewood. Dr. Hlad completed her 4th year clinical rotations at both ACC Emergency and ACC of Shorewood and absolutely loved it! Dr. Hlad […]

Dr. Michael Taylor – Associate Veterinarian

Michael Taylor earned his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in May 2020. During his clinical year, he was the 2020 recipient of the Dr. William Magrane Clinical Ophthalmology Award. Prior to Illinois, he received his Bachelor of Science degree from Ohio Northern University in 2014 and a Master of Science […]

Chrissie Zarozny – Multi-Site Manager

Chrissie has been a member of the Kremer Veterinary Services team since 1996, and currently holds the positions of assistant administrator and hospital designer. She has previously worked at KVS in both patient and client care, as well as in the role of hospital manager. Today, her many responsibilities include coordinating KVS’s Emergency and Shelter […]

Brittany Turnbull – Assistant Practice Manager

Brittany has been a client care specialist since March 2015. Her love for animals and compassion for clients is what encourages her to pursue her career at Animal Care Center. She is very outgoing and cherishes the bond she has formed with clients and their furry babies. Outside of work, Brittany loves to spend time […]

Corey Houk – Operations Manager

Corey Houk has been working for Animal Medical Center since July of 2012. She has held other positions such as kennel, assistant and receptionist. Corey graduated from Kent State in 2009 with a B.S. in Zoology and from Columbus State in 2014 with a A.S. in Veterinary Technology. Her favorite this about the veterinary field […]

Amy Cooper – Reception Manager

Amy joined Kremer Veterinary Services in September of 2014 as a receptionist at Oswego Animal Hospital. In early 2018 she accepted the position of Reception Manager at Animal Care Center of Downers Grove. Amy has always had a passion for animals and enjoys being a part of a team dedicated to their health and well […]

Gerri – Multi-Site Manager

Gerri has been a member of Kremer Veterinary Services since 1998. Gerri is currently one of our Assistant Administrators. Before joining the Administration office, she held various positions with Kremer Veterinary Services including receptionist, lead orthopedic technician, and manager of CARE Animal Emergency Services. Gerri also has an Associate degree in Law Enforcement. Gerri began […]