Our animal hospital team in Normal

Our Team

Our staff of expert veterinary doctors and skilled vet assistants and technicians are ready to help when your pet needs us. Contact us today to learn more.

Jennifer Antonini
Hospital Manager

As our Hospital Manager, Jennifer Antonini, tries to make everyone’s life easier, from our clients to our staff. Jennifer loves all pets, but she especially loves when kittens come to visit. In her free time, Jennifer enjoys photography, sports, movies and spending time with her two cats, Marcello and Gianna.

Customer Service Representatives

Maria Gonzalez
Veterinary Technician

Maria Gonzalez-Perez is one of our veterinary technicians here at Kruger Animal Hospital. Her journey began in Chicago, and led her to Puerto Rico, where she spent 17 years and started acquiring her veterinary skills. She joined the Kruger Animal Hospital team in 2015, and enjoys seeing all of our patients, especially exotics. Maria loves spending time with her children, her beagle Penny, crocheting, and watching movies. Maria is also fluent in Spanish and can be found trying to teach the staff the language, the key word there is trying.

Sierra Willis
Certified Veterinary Technician

Sierra Willis is our certified veterinary technician. She began her education at Joliet Junior College. She studied abroad in Guatemala before doing her externship here at Kruger Animal Hospital. After her externship, Sierra became a full time Kruger family member with us in May 2017. In her spare time she can be found spending time with her family and fiancé hiking, watching movies, or playing fetch with Shellie her sheltie, which she is convinced is the world’s cutest dog. Caring for animals is her passion, and she looks forward to meeting and caring for all of our patients.

Eric Ruehrdanz
Veterinary Technician

Eric Ruehrdanz, was born and raised in Palatine Illinois. His journey led him to attend ISU in pursuit of a marketing degree. Eric began working with us in April 2015 as a part time kennel assistant. After falling in love with the veterinary field, Eric worked his way up to a full time technician in 2016. Eric is currently attending school to become a certified veterinary technician. In his spare time, you can find him spending time with his brothers and his dog Lacey, working out, playing and watching sports.