Having spent much of her youth around dogs, cats, and horses, Dr. Jean knew she wanted to pursue a career in veterinary medicine. After receiving her Bachelor degree at Southern Illinois University – Carbondale, she attended the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduating, she spent the next seven years practicing in southern Illinois. Dr. Jean enjoys preventative medicine, dermatology, and learning how nutrition can be incorporated into pet care. She also has two cats, Abby and Tempe. Outside of the clinic, Dr. Jean enjoys visiting Holiday World and there roller coasters, choosing and planning flowers in spring, constellation hunting, and visiting with her parents still in Olney and their Sheltie, Tucker.