Meet The Team

Veterinary Technician/Assistants

Aubrey, CVT

 

Aubrey is our head technician who is a licensed Certified Veterinary Technician working for us full-time. She earned her degree through San Juan College, making this her third degree. Aubrey worked in the veterinary field for 10 years before joining Loving Paws spending 6 years working in emergency medicine and critical care and 4 years in small animal practice. Her primary interests are: nursing care, dentistry, pain management, and minimal restraint, low stress handling techniques. Aubrey strives to provide patients with a low stress experience through TLC and gentle handling. 

 

In her spare time, Aubrey enjoys target shooting, hiking, and enjoying country living. She also shares her home in the country with her husband and children, her dogs, and her pet birds. In the summer months Aubrey and her family love to be out on the water swimming, boating, and canoeing. They also enjoy growing a large garden and canning vegetables. Her dream vacation is Disney World as she loves all things Disney. 

 

Receptionists

Krista

 

Krista is one of our receptionist. She is a military brat who moved all over the world. Her favorite place to live was Okinawa, Japan. She has settled in Illinois with her husband, three cats, three dogs, and two horses. 

 

In her spare time, she loves reading, gaming, and crafting. She also helps teach a sign language class. Krista wants to work in law enforcement to follow her passion of helping those in need. 

 

Groomer

Alysa 

 

Alysa is our groomer that joined us in 2019. She loves being able to transform a scruffy pet into a masterpiece. Although dogs are her speciality, Alysa can also groom cats. 

 

She lives in the Rantoul area with her husband and their two dogs, Rakan and Xayah. In her spare time, she enjoys camping and boating with her family.