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Staff

Meet the Staff at Hampshire Animal Hospital and Gilberts Animal Clinic
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  • Dr.
    Katie Stover, DVM
    Owner, Veterinarian

    Dr. Stover is a 2012 graduate of University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation, she practiced at Animal Hospital of Woodstock for two years and Bethany Animal Hospital for two years before taking ownership of Hampshire Animal Hospital and Gilberts Animal Clinic, now joined together as Red Barn Animal Hospital.

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  • Thomas Getzelman, DVM
    Previous Owner, Veterinarian

    Dr. Getzelman graduated from University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 1977. He was a veterinarian in Joliet and Hampshire before opening Hampshire Animal Hospital in 1986. To serve the needs of clients living further to the east, he opened Gilberts Animal Clinic in 1992. After selling the practice to Dr. Katie Stover in November of 2016, he continues to see clients a few days each week.

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  • Dr.
    Sarah Stone, DVM
    Associate Veterinarian

    A 1998 Salutatorian of her class at University of Illinois, Dr. Stone joined our staff in 2009. Her special interests include feline medicine and senior care for dogs and cats.

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  • Dr.
    Sally Gilbertson,
    DVM
    Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Gilbertson graduated from University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 2008. After graduating, she worked at Gold Coast Animal Hospital in Chicago for four years before moving to the suburbs in 2012 where she worked at Heartland Animal Hospital in Bartlett until joining the staff at Red Barn Animal Hospital in 2017.

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  • Diana Stoll
    Practice Manager

    Diana joined Red Barn Animal Hospital in February of 2018. She is also a garden writer, photographer and speaker who dreams of one day attending the Chelsea Flower Show in England. She and her husband, Don, have three grown daughters and four beautiful grandboys – Jack, Luke, Tommy and Louie.

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  • Jacki Letsinger
    Receptionist

    Bio Coming Soon!

  • Candi Straub
    Receptionist

    Candi worked at other veterinary hospitals for 16 years before joining Red Barn Animal Hospital in 2017. She has a two-year-old English Mastiff named Crush who she believes is the best dog ever. In her free time, Candi loves spending time with her two children and 3 grandchildren, fishing, and target shooting.

  • Lexi Beu
    Veterinary Technician

    Lexi joined the team at Red Barn Animal Hospital in 2015. She is also a part time firefighter for Cherry Valley. In her free time, Lexi likes to weight lift, run, and go out with friends.

  • Kristi Clark,
    CVT
    Veterinary Technician

    Kristi joined Red Barn Animal Hospital in April of 2017 after earning her Associates of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology from Fox College.

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  • Stacy Crain, CVT
    Veterinary Technician

    Stacy joined Red Barn Animal Hospital in 2017 after receiving her Associates of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology from Rockford Career College. She loves to spoil Dakota – her eight-month-old Golden Retriever – who is a little lightning bolt. When Stacy isn’t working she loves to put in a movie and relax with her boyfriend and Dakota at home. She also enjoys spending time at the lake in the summer and caring for her plants.

  • Bridget Friske
    Veterinary Technician

    Bridget joined Red Barn Animal Hospital in 2015. She has three pets: Marty McFly – a five-year-old, orange and white cat who is a lover and a fighter; Norman – a six-year-old calico who is so sweet, but so moody; and Mack – a nine-year-old yellow lab who will eat anything and everything! Bridget enjoys knitting, jewelry making, reading, going to concerts and spending time with her family, especially her two-year-old niece.

  • Margo Frost
    Veterinary Technician

    Margo joined Red Barn Animal Hospital in October of 2018. She graduated in 2009 from Elgin Community College School of Nursing and worked as an RN at Provena St. Joseph Hospital for several years before deciding to utilize her health care skills with pets instead of people. 

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  • Erin Gatenby
    Veterinary Technician

    Erin has been with Red Barn Animal Hospital since 2009. She has Boss, an eight-year-old Rottweiler-Mastiff mix and several feline friends.

  • Kiefer Gill, CVT
    Veterinary Technician

    Kiefer became part of the staff at Red Barn Animal Hospital in October of 2018. He graduated from Rockford Career College in 2017 with his Associates of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology.

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  • Tori Shepard, CVT
    Veterinary Technician

    Tori joined Red Barn Animal Hospital in 2017 after receiving her Associates of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology from Rockford Career College. She shares her home with Rocky – a three-year-old Rottweiler/Boxer mix – who is a momma’s boy and Tyson – a three-year-old cat. When she is not at work, you will most likely find Tori outside, four-wheeling, hiking, horseback riding, or on the river. She loves spending time with close family, friends and her pets.

  • Meghan Tobias,
    CVT
    Veterinary Technician

    Meghan has been with Red Barn Animal Hospital since 2016.  She received her Associates of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology from Rockford Career College in 2011.

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Hampshire Office

Monday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

1:00 pm-7:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

1:00 pm-7:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

CLOSED

Sunday:

CLOSED

Gilberts Office

Monday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

1:00 pm-7:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

CLOSED

Sunday:

CLOSED