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Medical Director / Veterinarian   Dr. Nagar  Brar

Dr. Brar is a 2002 veterinary graduate from College Of Veterinary Science Punjab Agricultural University in Ludhiana, India. Dr. Brar has been working for over ten years in the Chicagoland area. The past seven years he has been working at McHenry Pet Hospital in McHenry, Illinois. Dr. Brar started working full time at Gilmer Road Animal Hospital in January 2017.

Dr. Brar grew up in a small village in India and has been around small and large animals since childhood. In addition to small animals he has worked with poultry as well. He has a Master's Degree in Food Safety and Technology. 

Dr. Brar has been commended for his outstanding compassionate nature. He is very helpful, kind, knowledgeable and attentive.

Veterinary Medicine runs in the family. His brother is a veterinarian in Canada and his two cousins work as veterinary pharmacists back in India. Dr. Brar has been living in Volo since 2012 with his wife, two kids, and French Bulldog, Trip.

Technicians

Sam

Hi! My name is Samantha. I was born in Barrington, Illinois, but grew up in Jupiter, Florida. I've been a vet tech for almost 3 years now. I am the manager of Gilmer Road Animal Hospital. I'm also a part time student at McHenry County College to get my associates in science, then I plan to transfer to Vet school! I plan to have my DVM by 2021!

Danielle

Hello! My name is Danielle and I have been with Gilmer Road Animal Hospital since we opened our doors in 2016! I am currently going to College of Lake County to finish my prerequisite classes for Vet School. I grew up in the Chicago area and now currently reside in Lindenhurst. I have a cat named Leo and he is as adventurous as I am! Outside of work I like to hang out with friends, find new adventures, dog sit, and watch netflix. 

Tiffany

Tiffany has been a veterinary technician for 6 years.  Born and raised in Mchenry,  Tiffany currently resides in Island Lake with her husband and two daughters. Coming to work makes her excited to help pets and their owners.  With a dog and cat of her own, she understands the love and compassion that pets bring into our lives. Outside of work she loves to be outdoors running, hiking, and walking with her daughters. 

Kristen

Kristen has been with the Gilmer Road family since early 2018. After earning a Bachelor’s degree from UW-Madison and working in advertising for five years, she made a career change, following her passion of working with animals. She is currently enrolled in school to earn her Certified Veterinary Technician degree. Kristen and her husband reside in Wauconda with their dog, Titan. In her free time, Kristen enjoys working with Titan in training classes, studying at coffee shops, or binge-watching Netflix.

Lily

Lily joined Gilmer Road Animal Hospital in June 2018. Lily used to live in Israel but she recently moved to the United States with her family. Lily is currently going to College of Lake County for her associates and to finish prerequisite classes for Vet school. Lily loves Harry Potter, sarcasm, and her Belgian Malinois Rumba. 

Joanne

Joanne has been part of the Gilmer Road Animal Hospital since 2017! Joanne is one of the most caring and compassionate vet technicians. Joanne has two sons, Michael and Jake, and also has two fur babies at home names Smokey and Boots. Joanne resides in Woodstock, on her days off she likes to relax, travel, and binge watch netflix! 

Jasmine

Jasmine is our newest member to our Gilmer Road family. She joined October 2018. She grew up in Lake Zurich and now currently lives in Volo. She has always had a passion for animals since a young age. She worked 2 years at an animal shelter and couldn't see herself doing anything else. She had 2 dogs and a bird that occupy most of her free time. When she isn't spending time with them Jasmine likes to help out at an animal shelter, pain or relax. 

Snickers- 

Snickers was our house cat when we opened our doors in August 2016. She enjoyed lounging in the sun, taking long cat naps, and helping to monitor our patients. Snickers crossed the rainbow bridge in February 2018 due to squamous cell carcinoma. She is dearly missed.

Murray

Is our newest resident cat. He arrived in summer 2017. Murray's favorite hobbies include sleeping in boxes, exploring the hospital, and antagonizing Dr. Brar's French Bulldog.

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