Dr. Gail Henry


Dr. Gail Henry is grateful to have found a home for her new business in the Evanston community. Previous to opening her own practice, Dr. Henry was an associate at Hyde Park Animal Hospital and has practiced veterinary medicine for the past seven years. While studying, she took full advantage of the opportunity to travel abroad, earning her degree at the Royal Veterinary College of London. She also got the opportunity to work on various farms and intern at the Audubon Zoo while living and studying in England. In her free time, Dr. Henry enjoys spending time with her family and her own pets, Franklin and Alexandra.

Valerie Papuga

Veterinarian Technician

Valerie has been working in the veterinary field since 2002 when she started working as a kennel caretaker at her local veterinary clinic while in highschool. In her spare time, Valerie enjoys hiking, traveling around the world, and volunteering with various animal organizations in the Chicago area and spay/neuter campaigns in Central and South America. Valerie and her fiancé share two dogs, a Pomeranian named Kahlua and a Puggle named Lilly, and a beastly 18lb cat named Diego.

Rachael Gaskey

Customer Service Representative

Rachael graduated from Loyola University of Chicago with her bachelors degree in molecular biology. While in college, she managed a dog daycare facility in Wicker Park. After graduating, she began working at IDEXX as a parasitology laboratory technician. Rachael is the proud fur mother of a husky mix named Mika and a black cat named Bernie.

Darryl Elliott

Veterinarian Technician


Emeka cosmas Uchegbu

Veterinarian Technician

Popularly known as “Cos”, Emeka cosmas Uchegbu is a veterinarian in Nigeria and graduated from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in Eastern Nigeria. He currently works as a technician pending when he’s done with his licensing exams, Cos has been privileged to work with both small and large animals and has a passion for research with the purpose of enhancing veterinary practice. Cos loves video games, soccer, basketball for leisure, and loves his family.

Maya Jonas

Veterinarian Assistant

Maya graduated from Northwestern University with a bachelors degree in cell biology and physiology. During her time as an undergrad she volunteered at the Evanston Animal Shelter and gained experience throughout the veterinary field shadowing at various practices. She’s overjoyed to be a part of our team here at Evanston Animal Hospital while she works towards her dream of becoming a veterinarian herself. Maya has a very stubborn turtle named Oogway and is hoping to expand her family to include a cat in the near future.

516 Dempster Street Evanston, IL 60202 - (847)859-2101