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800 East Terra Cotta Ave.,
Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Monday - Friday: 8 - 6pm
Saturday: 8 - Noon

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Meet Our Staff at Crystal Lake Veterinary Hospital


Staff at Crystal Lake Veterinary Hospital

Lisa has been working at CLVH for over 20 years. She graduated from Purdue University as a veterinary technician. She and Dr. Nick have two children, two dogs, and two cats. Lisa enjoys competing in agility trials with her Standard Poodles. Sha also loves spending time at home with her family.


Staff at Crystal Lake Veterinary Hospital

Susan first came to the clinic as a client and loved it so much that she begged Dr. Nick to give her a job! She is now in her 19th year at CLVH, after retiring from a 20 year executive career at Motorola. Susan dedicates her life to her two Doberman Pinschers, her Italian Greyhound mix, and her three kitties. She has a special interest in rescuing both senior pets and those with medical needs. When not at the clinic, she is passionate about canine training, gardening, and horses. Susan holds both a Bachelor of Science and Masters degree in Business Administration.


Staff at Crystal Lake Veterinary Hospital

Diane joined CLVH in 2011 and loves being part of such a caring, dedicated and knowledgeable team. She is cross-trained as both a receptionist and veterinary assistant. Diane and her husband have two daughters, one son and one granddaughter. She enjoys spending time with her family, two German Shepherds and kitty cat. Diane is also an avid equestrian. She loves trail rides with her Quarter Horse and dressage work with her Warmblood. She has a special interest in pet nutrition.


Staff at Crystal Lake Veterinary Hospital

Dina joined CLVH in July of 2012. As a technician, her responsibilities include assisting doctors in appointments and surgeries, running lab work, performing x-rays and other veterinary procedures. Dina is also trained in reception duties and enjoys interacting with the clients and their animals. She and her husband live in Cary with their two crazy dogs. They enjoy traveling, volunteering in animal rescue and adoption and spending time with family and friends.

Dina’s favorite part of her job includes learning from such great veterinarians and helping improve the lives of animals. She feels very fortunate to fulfill a lifelong passion and looks forward to coming to work every day.


Staff at Crystal Lake Veterinary Hospital

Peggy joined Crystal Lake Veterinary Hospital in 2016 after moving to Crystal Lake with her family from Mid Missouri. She previously worked for the Human Society of Missouri at Longmeadow rehabilitation farm with farm animals from neglect and abuse cases. Peggy lives with her husband and daughter in Woodstock. They have a Paint horse and 2 dogs.


Staff at Crystal Lake Veterinary Hospital

Heather started in the veterinary field over 7 years ago. Her special interests include surgery, client education and help with behavioral issues in dogs and cats. She has a cat named pussycat who truly rescued her. In her spare time, she enjoys going to church, hanging out with friends and family and hanging out at home in the country.

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