Dr. Susan Shipley
Dr. Shipley attended Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and completed her clinical year at the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine. She started at the Banfield Skokie location in 2006, then moved to Crystal Lake and was there until 2010. She then moved to a private practice but eventually came back to Banfield in 2013. Dr. Shipley loves making pets feel better, educating on preventive care, and interacting with pet owners. She credits what she does and how she practices today to her mentors Dr. Diane Sittig, Dr. Carol Evans, Dr. Beverly Knapp, and Dr. Debra Henderson. These four amazing veterinarians help make her the veterinarian she is today.
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Dr. Emily Schier
Dr. Schier received her bachelor's degree in animal science at Iowa State University and is a 2013 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. Since graduating, she has experienced a mixture of private practices and has settled into doing part-time work in a mixed animal practice in Oregon, IL, as well as doing small animal work at Banfield in Rockford. She loves working with pets and getting to meet different people everyday, and has a professional interest in everything surgical. In her spare time, Dr. Schier spends her days on the family cattle farm in Mount Morris, and is thrilled to raise her two daughters with the morals and values on the farm that she was raised. Along with beef cattle, she and her husband have 4 fat goats, 11 layer hens, 5 geese, 2 dogs, 5 barn cats and an assortment of other poultry that her husband collects.
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