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Dr. Dory Stricker, DVM


Dr. Dory Stricker was born and raised just outside of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She knew early on in high school that she wanted to help animals and decided that being a veterinarian was the career for her.
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Dr. Leslie Chiu, DVM


Dr. Leslie Chiu is a Chicago native. She attended the University of Illinois Chicago, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She went on to earn her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana in 2010.
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Dr. Ed, DVM


Dr. Edward Holub (pronounced 'Holla-b') was born and raised in the Chicago suburbs. After obtaining his Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Augustana College in Rock Island, he graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign College of Veterinary Medicine in 2008.
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Leadership Team

Frank Fiacchino


Frank is a Chicago native and comes to us with multiple years of management experience. He started out in the Hospitality industry and has managed in some of Chicago's most famous hotels such as The Allerton and The Palmer House Hilton.
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Sam Conte


Sam is a Chicago native that has spent all of his life working with animals. He got a BS in Zoology from SIUC, then became a Certified Veterinary Technician through Fox College. Before falling in love with the veterinary field, he did some temporary work at some of the zoos around Chicago.
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Alan Cabezas


Alan is the Resort Manager for Your Pets Wellness and runs the day to day operations. A native Chicagoan, Alan grew up in the Southside area of Chicago.
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Jess Batson


Before Jess followed her love for animals which led her here to YPW, she was a Behavioral Technician working with children on the spectrum.
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Customer Service Representatives

Jolene Mcsweeney


Jolene was born and raised in California where she spent half of her childhood, she then relocated to Villa Park, IL which she now calls home.
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Veterinary Technicians & Assistants

Liz Dumler


Liz hails from Chauncey, Ohio, a small coal-mining town in Appalachia where she grew up as a proud mountain child. She decided to stay in the region for university and completed her Bachelors in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Ohio University before moving to Chicago in 2012.
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Keli Horton


Keli was born and raised in Florida but has made Chicago her home for the past 8 years. She has worked in the veterinary field since 2015, starting as a receptionist and working her way up to be one of the surgery technicians at Your Pets Wellness.
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Gabe Cortez


Gabe is from Wicker Park - he was born and raised here. His favorite thing about working at Your pets Wellness is the fact that there is always something new to learn in this field, plus... puppies and kittens!
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Urania Reyes-Ayala


Urania stems from the southside of Chicago. She spent a few years working with human patients in the medical field until she realized working with animals is where she wanted to be.
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Resort Technicians & Groomer

Ruby Garcia


Ruby was born and raised in Chicago. Ruby has been working at YPW for 3 years now, she loves taking care and playing with all the dogs and cats
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Adriana Carradero


Adriana is a Puerto Rico native but moved to Chicago With her family when she was 8 years old. She has been a cat and dog lover all her life but, one of her earliest memories is her grandmother scolding her for always being friendly with stray dogs.
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Aleksandra Misiaszek


Aleksandra, who goes by Aleks, was born in Poland and now resides in Chicago. She has experience with many different types of animals, most notably rescue cats.
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Heather Murphy


Heather originally grew up in the south suburbs but has been residing in Chicago for the past 8 years. She has been grooming for 6 years after getting her certification at Great Lakes Academy in Homer Glen.
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Contact Us

Your Pet's Wellness


2319 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL 60647

Mon & Tues: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wed: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thurs: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

* For prescription pick up or sample drop-offs please call first to confirm staff availability

Logan Square

2659 N Milwaukee Ave. Chicago, IL 60647

Daycare & Boarding
Mon-Fri: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sat & Sun: Scheduled Drop-Off/Pick-up Only, No Daycare

Grooming Salon
By Appointment Only
Tues-Sat: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM