veterinarians

Dr. Jen Tito

Veterinarian Dr. Jen is a graduate of the University of Illinois vet school. She currently lives and grew up in Huntley. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and taking her dog, Willow, on walks. She really enjoys general practice because she enjoys seeing something new every day. Fun Facts About Dr. Jen: Favorite pizza…

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Dr. Alex Kozysa

Veterinarian Dr. Alex is a graduate of the University of Illinois, where she obtained both her undergraduate degree in Animal Sciences and veterinary degree. While in school, she volunteered at the Wildlife Medical Clinic for 6 years and gained experience caring for and treating native wildlife species. She is also interested in exotic animal medicine…

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Dr. Sarah Massarani

Veterinarian Dr. Sarah’s interest in veterinary medicine began after volunteering for local animal shelters in high school. She attended Loyola University of Chicago where she majored in Biology and Ecology. Before attending veterinary school at The University of Minnesota, Dr. Sarah worked as a veterinary assistant at a general practice in McHenry. While in veterinary…

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Dr. Cassandra Lewis

Veterinarian Dr. Cassandra is a 2009 graduate of the Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine. Originally a Hoosier, she moved from Indiana to Illinois upon graduation to complete a surgical and lameness internship at the Kendall Road Equine Hospital. She was excited to join the Animal Care Center in September 2016. Her special interests are…

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Dr. Paul Bierlein

Veterinarian Dr. Paul is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation, he moved to Illinois and practiced in Arlington Heights with Dr. Sharon at Care Animal Hospital, then practiced in Fox Lake at Fox Lake Animal Hospital. Dr. Paul joined the Animal Care Clinic staff in August 2005. His special…

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Dr. Nicole Dalzell

Veterinarian Dr. Nicole is from Lake in the Hills, and she has been bringing her pets to the Animal Care Clinic for years. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Animal Sciences from the University of Illinois before going to the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine.  Dr. Nicole joined the Animal Care Clinic in…

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Dr. Sharon Payne

Veterinarian Dr. Sharon is a partner at Animal Care Clinics and a graduate of the University of Illinois. She worked at Care Animal Hospital in Arlington Heights before joining the Animal Care Clinic staff in 1997. Her special interest is in feline medicine as well as environmental and behavioral enrichment for cats. She believes in…

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