Melissa Sorensen


My name is Melissa Sorensen. I was born and raised in Downers Grove, IL. I attended Illinois State University as a Biology major, and have been here ever since. I have been working with Dr. Fraker since 1999. I love working with animals and Prairie Oak is my home away from home. I have 3 dogs; (Sambuca, Si, and Foosa) We also share our house with 3 cats; (Athena, Ozark and Finny). In my free time I enjoy spending time with my husband Jason, and our children (Brooklyn, Maddie, Daniel, Daisy). I am a volleyball coach at Illini Elite, I love music, painting, and spending time with friends.



Trisha Pearl


My name is Trisha Pearl. I was born and raised in Bloomington. I have been working in the veterinary field since 1996. I love spending time with my children, boating, fishing, and biking. I have 3 adorable dogs; Marley - Lab mix, Honey – Chihuahua (the diva), and Riley (aka Crazy Eyes) – Chihuahua mix.



Shelly Livey


Shelly has been working at Prairie Oak since April of 2000.

Contact Info

Prairie Oak Veterinary Center
207 B Landmark Drive
Normal, Illinois 61761
(309) 454-8606
(309) 454-7915
[email protected]

Hours of Operation

Days Hours
Mon - Fri: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sat: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sun: Closed

Emergency Info

Prairie Oak Veterinary Center
Emergency & After Hours Number
Animal Emergency Clinic
(309) 665-5020
Days Hours
Mon - Fri: 6:00 pm - 8:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - Mon 8:00 am
Animal Poison Control Center
Animal Poison Control FAQ

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