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Our Staff


  • Kimberly Bunag, DVM aka Dr. Kim
    • Dr. Kim graduated the University of Illinois Veterinary School in 2003. She immediately joined the practice as an associate veterinarian. In 2007, she became a co-owner/partner with Dr. Crank. In 2008, she became the sole owner of the practice when Dr. Crank suddenly passed away.
    • Dr. Kim is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association.
    • Dr. Kim’s interests are in general medicine, with a focus on internal medicine and endocrinology.
    • Dr. Kim resides in rural Paxton with her husband, 3 children, and 3 dogs (Dexter, Dee Dee, and Savannah)
  • Holly Brophy, DVM, aka Dr. Holly
    • Dr. Holly graduated from St. Georges University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2006. She practices full time in Decatur and part time at our clinic. She joined our practice in 2009.
    • Dr. Holly is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association.
    • Dr. Holly’s interests are in general surgery and orthopedics
    • Dr. Holly resides in Oakley, Illinois with her husband and a bull mastiff puppy named Haus

Office Staff

  • Debbie Schwartz, Receptionist/Office Manager
    • Debbie has been with the practice from 1985 to 1989, and 1997 to present, taking a hiatus to care for her family.
    • Debbie likes working with the public and playing with cute dogs and cats.
    • She resides in Paxton with her husband, 2 children, a daschund named Dottie and a cat named Cookie.
  • Carol Dettmering, Veterinary Assistant
    • Carol has been with the practice since 2001.
    • Carol enjoys assisting the doctors with caring for patients.
    • She resides in Buckley, with her husband, 2 dogs (Cassie and Tiley) and 3 cats (Joker, Shady, and Muffin)
  • Jackie Shaffer, Receptionist
    • Jackie has been with the practice since 2010.
    • Jackie finds it very rewarding working here and helping to care for sick animals.
    • She resides in Paxton with her husband and 3 cats ( Pepper, Boots, and CJ)

Misc. Staff

  • Veterinary Assistant: Leah Perdue
  • Our Kennel Help: Julian and Jakob

From left to right: Debbie, Carol, Dr. Kim (holding Visa), and Jackie (holding Gomer)