Our Team

Our team of dedicated professionals is committed to your pet's well-being. Many of our team members have completed nutritional counseling and parasite counseling training. Our doctors regularly attend continuing education seminars, including advanced training in avian and exotic medicine. We strongly believe in the management of pain, and we offer your pet a choice of services to best meet his/her individual needs.

Want to join our team? Visit our Careers section.

Get to know us. Explore our staff biographies and learn about the people who make our facility an excellent choice for your pet care needs.

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Seth Beyers
Medical Director
Dr. Beyers grew up in a small town in central Illinois. He graduated from Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri with a Bachelor's Degree in Biology. Afterward, Dr. Beyers continued on to St. George University Veterinary School in Grenada, West Indies. He completed his fourth-year clinical rotations at the University of Tennessee.

Dr. Beyers joined the VCA family in early 2016 as a relief doctor. He quickly realized how much he loved the Joliet staff and patients which led to his recent acceptance of the MD position at VCA Joliet. He enjoys many aspects of veterinary medicine, but dentistry and internal medici...
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Dorothy Ludtke
Hospital Manager
Dodi started in the veterinary industry as a part time receptionist in 1986. Since then, she has done almost every job in the hospital - from kennels to technical assistant. She was promoted to Hospital Manager of our Wilmington facility in 1993 and transferred to VCA Joliet as Manager in 2001. She raises and shows Bull Terriers. She is married with 2 children and 2 grandchildren. Dodi loves gardening and the Cubs!


Our veterinarians are a team of highly trained individuals dedicated to the health and well-being of your pets. Explore our veterinarians' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital an excellent choice for your pet's care.

Veterinarian Support

Our technicians and support team members are all gentle animal lovers who treat your pets with the compassion and respect they deserve. Explore our support team members' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital such a good choice for your pet's care.


The hospital administration team consists of management personnel who oversee all staff members, hospital activities and the facilities. Together, they keep the hospital running smoothly, ensuring quality patient care and excellent client service. From the moment you check in, our administrative staff is here to deliver the best possible experience to you and your pet before, during and after your visit.

Client Services

We are committed to providing the best possible service and our Client Services team loves to exceed pet owner's expectations. Whether it's answering your calls, guiding you and your pet to the exam rooms or checking you in and out quickly, our Client Service representatives and Receptionists are dedicated to providing helpful client and patient support that raises the bar on customer service.

Pet Care Specialists

Just as we emphasize health, we also understand the value of providing a full line of care to our clients, which may include boarding and/or grooming services. Our team of caring and compassionate staff are here to offer your pets exceptional services that keep them feeling and looking their best while you're away.
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Our teams are united in our common purpose of taking care of the future of veterinary medicine.
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