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Our Staff


Owner / Veterinarian


Beth Turnbull, DVM, PhD

Dr. Beth Turnbull grew up in Missouri where she attended the University of Missouri, Columbia College of Veterinary Medicine.  After graduating, she practiced veterinary medicine in Virginia Beach, Virginia.  She then moved to Galveston, Texas to obtain a PhD in pathology and toxicology at the University of Texas Medical Branch.  After receiving her PhD, she was the Director of the Houston Texas Wildlife Center.  She then moved to Boston, Massachusetts where she was the Rescue and Rehabilitation Veterinarian at the New England Aquarium.  In 2001, she moved to Peoria and in 2006 opened East Side Animal Hospital.  Dr. Turnbull is currently the Head Veterinarian at the Peoria Zoo.  Dr. Turnbull lives in Germantown Hills with her husband Rex, children Lindsey and Jadin, cats Theodore and Tickles, and dog Jasey.



Veterinarian


Maggie Eadie, DVM

Dr. Maggie Eadie grew up in central Illinois. She attended Southern Illinois University at Carbondale where she received a Bachelors degree in animal science, then attended the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 2012. Dr. Eadie's interests include traveling, camping, hiking, and bicycling. She spends most of her spare time with her husband Corey, daughters Alexis and Adeline, dog Moonpie, and cats Salsa and Gizmo.


Hospital Manager / Veterinary Technician


Heather Bruder

Heather obtained her veterinary technology degree in Ontario, Canada where she was born and raised.  She now resides in Germantown Hills with her husband Eric, daughter McKenzie, son Aiden, cats Jammie, Tucker, and Dexter, and backyard chickens.  She enjoys traveling and spending her free time with her family, 2 legged and 4 legged!



Certified Veterinary Technicians


Beth McCuen

Beth graduated from East Peoria Community High School in 2006 and Parkland College in 2009 with a degree in Veterinary Technology.  She lives in Pekin with her husband Jason, Daughter Iris, cat Jerry, and dog Tallulah Lea.  She likes to hike, shop for antiques, travel, watch sporting events and spend time with family.


Jessica Pechtold

Jess graduated from the Vet Tech Institute at Fox College in 2015. She loves working with pets and their parents and cannot imagine working in any other field. Jess enjoys hiking with her two dogs, Elsie and Wrigley; as well as lounging on the couch with her sweet cat, Earl.


Brittani Smith

Brittani was born and raised in central Illinois. She is a 2006 graduate of Flanagan High School and a 2008 graduate of ICC with an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science in Crime Scene Technology. In 2011, she graduated from Western with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Biology with an emphasis in Medical Science and a minor in Chemistry. Then in 2017 she graduated from JJC with an Associate’s Degree in Veterinary Technology. She was born and raised with animals always being around. Brittani currently has two cats and a dog. Their names are Lyndzi, Marie, and Sophi. In her free time, she can usually be found spending time with family, reading, catching up on her shows, or walking. 



Veterinary Assistants


Amanda Rivera

Amanda grew up with animals and has been working with them both in the medical field and in rescue since 2012.  She currently has two rescue cats, Maybe and Lucky Lady. When she is not working, Amanda stays busy hiking, biking, reading, creative writing and doing makeup for YouTube videos and short films.


Angela Hurst

Angela graduated from Washington Community High School and is currently attending BYU-I.  She lives in Bartonville with her husband, Jason, four children (Zoey, Gabriel, William, and Marta) and two dogs (Chaparrita and Domino).  In her spare time, her family enjoys going to movies, biking, hiking, swimming, and traveling.



Custodial Care


Lacy Mitchell


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Office Hours

DayMorningAfternoon
Monday7:30am5:30pm
Tuesday7:30am5:30pm
Wednesday7:30am5:30pm
Thursday7:30am - 124 - 8:00pm
Friday7:30am5:30pm
Saturday8:00am12:00pm
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7:30am 7:30am 7:30am 7:30am - 12 7:30am 8:00am Closed
5:30pm 5:30pm 5:30pm 4 - 8:00pm 5:30pm 12:00pm Closed

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