Dr. Anthony Walley is a 2003 graduate of the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He was born in California and moved to Iowa in his early teens. At an early age, Dr. Walley discovered his love of animals and an innate desire to help them. He received an associate's degree at Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls, IA, before continuing on to the renowned ISU veterinary program located in Ames, Iowa. Anthony has practiced for several years in the Chicago western suburbs, and hopes to continue to do so. His wife is also a practicing veterinarian and they have 1 son, 4 dogs (Olive, Purdy, Lemon and Juju),1 cat (Polly), 1 bird (Peaches) and several chickens together. Although Anthony is an experienced general practitioner, his interests include soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, dermatology, and oncology. He also serves as a board member of BaRC (Baxter and Rocky's Charity), a non-profit whose purpose is to fund medical procedures for animals in need. He is also a board member of the Will County Humane Society. When not working, Anthony enjoys spending time with his friends, family and pets, playing basketball, and gardening.
Dr. Esther Ling is also a 2003 graduate of the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Her undergraduate studies were also done at ISU, where she majored in Animal Science. Born in Singapore, Esther moved to Iowa when she was 6 years old, and has lived in several small Iowa towns during her childhood. Her high school years were spent in Sioux City, IA. She and Dr. Walley met in her second year of veterinary school and they were married the same week of graduation. They moved to the Chicago suburbs shortly thereafter, and have since been practicing in this area. Her special interests include internal medicine and rescue work. Dr. Ling is also a board member of BaRC (Baxter and Rocky's Charity) and the Will County Humane Society. In her free time, she appreciates spending time with family and friends (including the four-legged ones), reading, cooking, being outdoors, and raising her chickens.
Dr. Jill Horton graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. She completed a small animal medicine and surgery internship at VCA Aurora and VCA Berwyn Animal Hospitals in 2008 and has been practicing small animal and exotic animal medicine in the western suburbs since that time. Dr. Horton’s special interests include abdominal and cardiac ultrasound, emergency medicine, and surgery. She decided that she wanted to be a veterinarian at five years old, and insisted to anyone that would listen in Rochelle, IL, that she was going to be animal doctor some day.
In her free time, Dr. Horton loves to spend time with her husband, two children and two dogs, Finn and Mabel. She enjoys getting outside as much as possible to garden and hike and is also hopelessly devoted to the Chicago Cubs and believes that this is the year.
Dr. Stephanie Reed is a 2018 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. Her undergraduate studies were done at the College of Wooster, where she majored in Biology. Born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, Dr. Reed has a soft spot in her heart for Cincinnati’s famous Skyline chili, Graeter’s ice cream, and the Cincinnati sports teams. Her special veterinary interests include exotic pet medicine and animal behavior. In her free time, Dr. Reed enjoys exploring local parks with her four-legged best friend, Kipper, cooking new recipes, and completing art projects.
Kerry Lueker, Hospital Manager, CVT
Kathy DeSimone, Office Manager/Receptionist
Elizabeth Conroy, Receptionist
Brian Crocker, Veterinary Assistant/Receptionist
Joe Shea, Receptionist
Patsy Pershall, Receptionist
Cassie Conde, Receptionist (Photo coming soon!)
Nicolle Marchio, CVT/Head Veterinary Technician
Casey Campbell, CVT
Ashten Bratcher, CVT
Margaret Janke, CVT
Kristy Riffle, Veterinary Assistant
Michelle Rich, Veterinary Assistant
Craig Loomis, CVT (Photo coming soon!)
Jackie Maloney, Groomer
Angelenia Cassella-Johnson, Kennel Attendant (Photo coming soon!)
Kylie Ebner, Kennel Attendant (Photo coming soon!)