"Time spent with cats is never wasted"
Kim Schmidt, R.V.T.
Graduated: San Joaquin Valley College
Kim has been a veterinary technician at Grayslake Animal Hospital since March 1998. She has a bachelor’s degree in business and economics from Drury University and an associates degree in veterinary technology from San Joaquin Valley College in Fresno CA. She completed the state boards in California and is registered there. In her off time, she enjoys being with her family and granddaughter.
Kim has recently announced that she will be retiring at the end of this year (December 2017). As much as it saddens her to leave behind all the pets she's come to love as her own, her absence will leave a sadness in our hearts as well. Luckily, she will be able to come in every now and then to help out as her retirement schedule allows.
Melissa Zurick, C.V.T
Graduated: Parkland College
Melissa graduated from Parkland College in 1992 with an associates of applied science degree in veterinary technology. She is a certified veterinary technician in Illinois. She started out as a surgery technician but then joined Grayslake Animal Hospital in January 1997. Her main area of interest is dentistry.
Graduated: Medical Institute of Minnesota
Sandy graduated from the Medical Institute of Minnesota in 1979. She has two degrees- a veterinary technician degree and an associate of science degree. She has worked in the veterinary field for over 35 years and joined Grayslake Animal Hospital in September 1998 as our primary surgical technician. She has been happily married to her husband Wally for 34 years. They have 2 grown children who are both married and one beautiful granddaughter. Currently she shares her home with their "fur babies" Lady, the Cavalier King Charles spaniel, and 5 rescue cats. Sandy's hobbies include gardening and crafting; but mostly she just enjoys spending her time with family and friends
Lindsey Rajkovich, C.V.T.
Graduated: St. Petersburgh College
Lindsey started working at the hospital in 2003 as a part-time, after school kennel assistant. Her passion for the field and eagerness to learn quickly helped her to advance through various positions within the hospital. Lindsey soon became our “Jack of all trades” and easily fit into the role of kennel/technician/doctor assistant, room runner, and front desk receptionist. She graduated from St. Petersburg College in 2014 majoring in Veterinary Technology and is now a Certified Veterinary Technician. Lindsey’s animal family consists of her French Bulldog Ginger and her cat Miles.
Monday 8:00am – 6:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am – 6:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am – 6:00pm
Thursday 8:00am – 5:30pm
Friday 8:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday 8:00am – 3:00pm
If you are a new client, please call to schedule an appointment.
Grayslake Animal Hospital
1490 E. Belvidere Rd.
Grayslake, IL 60030
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