VCA Chicago North Animal Hospital

Veterinary Support

  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    Lindsay S.
    Veterinary Tech School: The Vet Tech Institute at Fox College

    Lindsay grew up in Maine and moved to Illinois in 2010.  She attended The Vet Tech Institute of Fox College and graduated in May 2012.  She went on to pass the Veterinary Technician National Exam and became a Certified Veterinary Technician in August of 2012. She has been a part VCA since May 2012.

    In Lindsay's  spare time she enjoys reading, photography, watching TV shows and movies, and spending time outdoors.


  • Technician

    Raquel G.

    Raquel was born and raised in Miami, Florida.  She has been calling Chicago her home for the last 6 years.  She has been a part of the VCA family since 2005.

    Raquel enjoys studying martial arts, attending local music shows,and  collecting comic books.  She also enjoys taking her miniature poodle Toby to the park and on other adventures.


  • Technician

    Angel V.

    Angel has been a Veterinary Technician at VCA since August of 2002.  Before VCA he worked with a variety of exotics and small mammals for 3 years.  He has also done some volunteer work for the Lincoln Park Zoo, working with the hoof stock. Angel's specialty is working with our feline patients. 

    In his spare time Angel enjoys cycling, running and wall climbing.


  • Veterinary Assistant

    Laura K

    Laura was born and raised in Chicago.  She began working at VCA in March of 2014 and enjoys the VCA community.  Laura hopes to learn as much as possible about the veterinary field and help people and their pets have a positive experience while visiting VCA.

    In her spare time, Laura enjoys reading, working out, dog sitting, attending sporting events and spending time with her family and friends. 


  • Veterinary Assistant

    Heidi L.

    Heidi has worked at VCA Chicago North since June 2013.  She studies Biological Science at DePaul University and intends to study Veterinary Medicine in the future.  In her spare time she enjoys volunteering at animal shelters and running.


  • Veterinary Assistant

    Kevin W.

    Kevin has been a client at our hospital since 1998.  Ever since he was 9 years old Kevin has loved this hospital,  In August 2011, he was very excited to get the kennel assistant position.  He enjoys being part of the VCA family.

    In Kevin's spare time, he enjoys reading, writing, weight lifting, playing video games and learning new things.  He is interested in learning more about animals and the world around him, so he can do as much good as possible.

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Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency, please call us immediately. If it is after hours, check with a local animal hospital emergency clinic.

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