​​Ericka joined the AVC team in June of 2017 as a veterinary assistant. She graduated from Illinois State University with a Bachelor degree in Animal Science in May of 2017. Ericka grew up showing Red Angus cattle and has had an interest in animal agriculture and health ever since.

A few of Ericka's favorite things about her work include: equine medicine, building relationships with clients and their pets, and her co-workers. Outside of work, Ericka enjoys spending time with her husband, Justin, and her two dogs, Maggie and Waylon. She also enjoys hunting, fishing, and kayaking. 


Lacey joined the Arthur Vet Clinic in August of 2017 as a veterinary/kennel assistant. She grew up in Atwood, IL but she recently has moved to Hammond, Il. She is currently attending Parkland Community College in hopes of becoming a certified veterinary technician in May of 2021.


At the moment she has two dogs, a Great Pyrenees named Kenai Gray and a pomeranian named Quincy Ann. Lacey enjoyed working at the Arthur Vet because it is such a great learning experience as she is in the process of completing her technician program. On her free time she enjoys spending quality time with her dogs and family. She also enjoys fishing, boating, and camping.


Feline Crew

C.J.


Kaya began working at the AVC as part time barn help in March 2017. She completed her veterinary technician internship here in the Summer of 2017. After graduating from Parkland Veterinary Technician Program in May of 2018, Kaya started full time as a Certified Veterinary Technician.


She grew up helping her father train retrievers for hunting and competitive field work. This was the start of her interest in animal care. Kaya's work interests include: equine and canine reproduction, her co-workers, and getting to know clients and their pets. In her free time she enjoys photography, hunting and helping work dogs with her father.


Midge

Maude

Lacey Stanley

Ericka Schroeder

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Stephanie joined the AVC team in May of 2017 as our Client Care Coordinator. She grew up in Tuscola, IL and currently resides there with her husband, Tobey, and three rescue dogs, Nala, Hunter, and Zoey. Stephanie enjoys working with the AVC team and getting to know our patients. She enjoys traveling, wine tasting, and doing DIY renovations on her home.