The Downers Grove Animal Hospital staff includes 4 Veterinarians, 2 Certified Veterinary Technicians, 8 Veterinary Assistants, and 2 Kennel Technicians.
Dr. Robert Merkin
Dr. Merkin has lived in Downers Grove for over 50 years. His special professional interests include oral and soft tissue surgery and the care of geriatric patients. Dr. Merkin shared his life with two cats that lived past 20 years old and is passionate about the special needs of geriatric patients and their quality of life.
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Tammy Hernandez, CVT, CFVP
Associate of Science in Veterinary Technology, St. Petersburg College, 1996
Tammy currently resides in Westchester with her husband, son, and three dogs.
- Certified Veterinary Technician since 1996 by the state of Illinois
- Veterinary Nutritional Consultant
- Certified Cat Friendly Veterinary Professional
Meghan Skalak, ABCDT
Meghan Skalak is our Animal Behavior Certified Dog Trainer (ABCDT). She was certified through Animal Behavior College and is an approved evaluator for the American Kennel Club (AKC) Canine Good Citizen (CGC) program. Meghan offers group obedience classes for you and your dog and will help you use positive reinforcement to shape your dog’s skills. We limit the amount of dogs in each class to give you and your dog a more personalized experience. Call 630.968.2812 today to find the class that is right for you!