Dr. Linda Lapin - Veterinarian
Dr. Lapin graduated from Iowa State
With her free time, Dr. Lapin enjoys hiking, playing softball, bicycling, and traveling. She also enjoys spending time with her pets: Flash the Whippet and Mr. Chips the German
Kim Richardson - Veterinary Technician
Kim joined our staff as a veterinary assistant in November 2007 after years of experience at a kennel, grooming and handling show dogs. Kim has always had a special interest in animals and shares her new house with her 3 dogs: Conrad, Dolly and Remi and her 3 cats: Truffles, Snowball & Jasper.
She was married June 2017 to her amazing husband, Tim, and they're expecting their first child in April 2018! Kim enjoys pet sitting, dog walking, spending time with friends and family, swimming, camping, or anything else outdoors.
Mary Kozel - Veterinary Technician
Mary joined All Paws in October of 2017. She has been in the veterinary industry for over 12 years, starting as a kennel assistant,and working up to vet assistant. She has always had a special place in her heart for our four legged friends.
Outside of her love for pets, she loves Halloween. In her downtime she does special effect makeup. So, to go with her love of Halloween, she has a black cat at home, named Ashes.
Matt Gannon - Practice Manager
Matt has been with All Paws since May 2017. Previously he has managed other animal hospitals and animal shelters. Matt has been working in the animal care field for over 12 years and truly enjoys working with all animals and offering the best customer service possible.
Matt lives in Mt. Prospect with his wife, son, and three cats: Bandit, Smokey, and Cole.
Meet K.K. Murphy - Client Care Coordinator
K.K. has been working in the veterinary field back since 1981. For 13 years she worked at a small animal hospital in Wilmette and has worked with Dr. Lapin numerous times over the years. She shares her home with her Husky named UConn, and her two cats, Lion and Harley.
During her time off, K.K. enjoys gardening, outdoor activities, and spending time with her grandchildren.
Diane Jorns - Client Care Coordinator
Diane has been working at All Paws since 2007 and has been a client here since 2001. Diane and her husband adopted their first greyhound in 2001 and have had several greyhounds in their home over the years. They volunteered for a greyhound adoption group for 16 years and continue to help find homes for retired racers.
Linda McGill - Veterinary Assistant
After retiring from teaching, Linda joined All Paws in 2011 while attending the Veterinary Assistant program at Harper College. She shares her home with two English Mastiffs: Emily B and Milton, along with cats Cecil B, Grayfire, Lucky, and Tuffer.
Linda enjoys outdoor activities and in her spare time she works with her alpacas and riding her horse Sam.