Jordan grew up in Normal and graduated in 2006 from Illinois State University with a degree in Agriculture. She has been in the veterinary field for 17 years as an assistant, technician, and receptionist. She has always enjoyed having unusual and interesting pets (bearded dragons, snakes, cockroaches, millipedes, etc). She is happily married to Alan and together they have 3 children: twin boys Sully and Sawyer ( both 6) and Naomi (2). She also has 3 dogs: Dublin (Black Mouth Cur), Jack (Black Lab), and Cyrus (Yellow lab). She loves to read, paint,and cook as well as spending time with her family
Lauren is from the small town of Shelbyville, Illinois. In 2017, she graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a Bachelor's degree in hospitality management. In a few months, she will be marrying her fiance' (and best friend) Blake. Lauren doesn't have any pets of her own (*a fact that changes once you become employed at Prairie Oak) but loves her parents' min-pin/yorkie-poo, CoCo. She can't wait to start a fur-family of her own!
Alexandria Rodriguez (and Bailey)
Alex is from Chicago but has small town girl in her soul. She moved to Normal to attend Illinois State University where she recieved her Bachelor's degree in Animal Sciences in 2017. She has her first job working at a veterinarian's office at age 17. Since then, she has worked at a variety of clinics and also the ISU farm. Her family consists of her service dog, Bailey and her cat, Rizzoli. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, helping with dog training, traveling, and trying new things.
Shelly has been working at Prairie Oak since April of 2000. During that time, she and her husband Jonathan have had a multitude of pets. They currently have 2 dogs: Sadie, an Irish Setter/Lab mix and Nitro, a Weimaraner/Boxer mix and 4 cats: Morton, Phoenix, Olivia, and Boomer. One of Shelly's favorite past times is travelling- she loves going down to the Ozarks with her husband and dogs to spend as much time on their boat as possible.