Laurie earned a degree in elementary education from Northern Illinois University. While attending college, she worked as a veterinary receptionist at a dog and cat hospital. There, she met Dr. Bob Esbensen, co-founder of Arlington Cat Clinic. After several years of teaching, Laurie decided she was drawn to the rewards of helping small animals and [...]
Although only starting at Arlington Cat Clinic in late 2017. Elly began her career as a receptionist/veterinary assistant in the southwest suburbs in 1973. From there she spent the next 39 years in veterinary sales until retiring. When she can get away, Elly enjoys travel. So far she has been to Ireland, Italy, France, Eastern [...]
Robin has been a Certified Veterinary Technician since graduating in 1978. She worked in 2 other animal hospitals, including another cat clinic, prior to joining the staff at the Arlington Cat Clinic in 1988, shortly after they opened. Robin enjoys gardening, cooking, and traveling with her husband. They have an adult son currently living in [...]
Julie has been a member of the Arlington Cat Clinic family since 1996 and has enjoyed a career caring for felines since 1979. She graduated from the University of Illinois in 1986, majoring in Ecology, Ethology, and Evolution. She is an avid gardener, and admits she lives for the planting season in Illinois. She and [...]
Gayle was actually a client of Arlington Cat Clinic before joining the staff in 1995. When she isn't working, Gayle enjoys visiting with friends and family. She has a passion for horseback riding and traveling anywhere near the ocean.
Carrie has been with Arlington Cat Clinic since 2007. She has an adult daughter who lives in Missouri with her dog, Cole. Carrie loves everything cat related. She enjoys spending her summers camping and riding ATV's with her partner, Eric. Carrie has 10 cats and 2 guinea pigs.
Nicole is a 20 year Arlington Cat Clinic client turned team member in early 2023. While she enjoys the company of her own 3 felines (Max, Otto and Davos) she enjoys meeting and helping other cats and their human families. She has volunteered at the St. Thomas Humane Society and assisted in several hurricane evacuations [...]
Stacy Carver came to the Arlington Cat Clinic in November 2022. Stacy was looking for a career change after 36 years in Law Enforcement and High School Security. Being a longtime animal lover and customer of the Arlington Cat Clinic, the clinic seemed a good fit with Stacy's interest in animals. Stacy has lived on [...]