Meet Our Team in Chicago

With a passion for pets and exceptional skills, our team has you and your pet covered. We want to welcome you and your furry family with open arms and get to know you both better. Meet us below, or stop in sometime to say hi!

To book an appointment with our team call us at (312) 753-5551 or use our online form!

Dennis

Dennis, practice Manager

Dennis is originally from the East Coast, where he completed a Master’s Degree in music. He has always had an affinity for furry friends, and most recently has been the manager of two different pet care providers, one in Philadelphia and one in Chicago.

Dennis currently lives in the Kenwood/Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago and is a proud South Side resident. Dennis still performs extensively in the area when he isn't splitting his time between South Loop and East Side. He spends his free time with his partner, Mitchell, or singing around town.

Jessica, Technician Manager

Jessica is an industry veteran with more than 20 years experience. She holds an Associate in Science degree from South Suburban College. A native of the south suburbs, Jessica has lived in the South Loop with her husband Eric since 2008. She is the proud parent of a rescue cat named Gary Butters. When not at work, Jessica is an avid reader and traveler and likes to hang out at the lakefront.

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Nicole,  Veterinary Technician

Nicole grew up in Illinois, and is back after several years in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has worked in several general practice and specialty veterinary clinics over the years, and veterinary medicine is a passion she keeps returning to since undergrad. Her BS is in biochemistry from Loyola, and she also worked in pharmaceutical biotechnology outside the veterinary field.

When not at work she shares her home with 2 dogs, 4 cats and 2 humans and enjoys biking, reading and chess. She volunteers her time as much as she can for several charities, including Magic Bullet Fund, which helps owners with financial aid to treat their pets with cancer.

jessica N, Veterinary Technician

Jessica is originally from Buffalo NY, where she worked extensively with animals in shelter medicine as well as zoological facilities. She is currently enrolled in the Vet Tech certification program from Purdue University, and working towards honing her skills while here at the clinic. . Outside of SLAH, her interests include lacrosse and photography. She shares her home with two adventurous terriers who are equally enamored of hiking and exploring or snuggling on the couch.

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Jen

Jen, Veterinary Technician

Jennifer has been working in veterinary health for the past 3 years. She is originally from Chicago and attended North Park University where she received a degree in Biological Science. She is pursuing a Graduate Degree in Ecological Teaching and Learning with Lesley University. Jen shares her home with three dogs, two turtles, two geckos, and two frogs.

Abigail, Veterinary Assistant

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Aleida, Veterinary Assistant

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Gracee, Veterinary Assistant

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Ariana, Veterinary Assistant

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Jack, Veterinary Assistant

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Janet, Veterinary Assistant

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Rosie Veterinary Assistant

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Dani, Customer Service Representative

Dani was born and raised on the South West side of Chicago and has a bachelor’s degree from UIC, in Human Development and Learning. Her love of animals is what brought her to South Loop Animal Hospital, and she hopes to one day combine her two passions and run her own practice in clinical psychology that incorporates pet therapy for adolescents and young adults. When she isn’t at SLAH, she can be found ogling over her 10 year old shih tzu and maltese mix, Chloe Bug, in the gym, or reading a book.

Calli, Customer Service Manager

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Isabel, Customer Service Representative

Isabel was born and raised in the Northwest Side of Chicago, and she loves animals, rocks, and space. She is currently studying human psychology at Northeastern Illinois University. Isabel plans on studying mortuary science after psychology. Outside of SLAH her hobbies include urban exploration and crafting. Isabel has a quirky cockatiel named Pepper who loves kisses and whistling.

Lucy, Customer Service Representative

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Jay, Customer Service Representative

Jay originally hails from the Sunshine state of Florida, but decided they liked winter too much so relocated to Chicago to live the 4 season life. They have an extensive background in pet care and pet boarding/care facilities. Jay has always had a keen interest in biology and medicine, so naturally ended up working here at South Loop. When Jay isn't helping our clients and patients, they enjoy video games and table top games, and exploring the Lake View neighborhood of Chicago. Jay shares their life with a sassy yet refined Chow Chow mix named Shadow, who always keeps them on their toes. 

Sarah, Customer Service Representative

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