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Meet Our Team

Sara Grogman, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Sara Grogman is the owner of Glencoe Animal Hospital and has been practicing here since June of 2004. She graduated from University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana in 1999, and was practicing at an animal hospital in Chicago for 5 years prior to coming to Glencoe Animal Hospital. Dr. Grogman has two rescue dogs – Prudence and Birdy. She enjoys triathlons, scuba diving, and reading.

Libby McVey, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. McVey graduated in 2000 from the University of Wisconsin. Since then, she has practiced both ER and general veterinary medicine around the North Shore and northwest suburbs, including most recently at the Veterinary Specialty Center emergency department. Dr. McVey is especially interested in preventative medicine and soft tissue surgery. In her free time, she enjoys knitting, painting, and gardening. She lives with her two Chesapeake Bay retrievers, Jolene and Rubin.

Valerie Aldridge, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Aldridge earned her DVM from Michigan State University in 2005, graduating first in her class, and her bachelor’s degree from Northwestern. She is especially interested in geriatrics, pain management, dermatology, and allergies, and is currently studying to become a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist. In her free time, Dr. Aldridge enjoys spending time with her family, working in the garden, and leading two Girl Scout troops. She lives with her husband, two daughters, two cats (Kristoff and Anna), and a rabbit (Reecie).

Katie Borden, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Katie Borden is a 2019 graduate of the University of Georgia. Originally from Tallahassee, FL, Dr. Borden pursued a Master of Public Health degree at Emory University, then spent 2½ years in small animal private practice in Atlanta before moving to Chicago. She is especially interested in preventive medicine, surgery, and infectious diseases. Dr. Borden lives with her husband, Pete, and their rescue dog, Kira. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, going for long walks with her dog, cycling, and playing board games with friends.

Reni Zemlyak

Hospital Manager

Reni came to us in 2012 from California, where she managed veterinary hospitals in both Los Angeles and San Francisco. She studied Arts & Literature at UCLA before deciding that working with animals was her true calling. She now lives in Skokie with her husband, her cat Edy, her two rescue pit bulls (Patches and Tabitha), and her little dog Babette. In her free time she enjoys helping animal rescues, yoga, reading, and travel. Reni has traveled on three continents so far, and hopes to one day have visited all seven.

Mary

Head Receptionist

Julie

Receptionist

Jenny

Receptionist

Lisa

Receptionist

Jeff

Head Technician

Jessica

Technician

Sam

Technician

Austin

Technician

Kaila

Technician

Mike

Technician Assistant

Claudia

Kennel Attendant

Kevin

Kennel Attendant