Our Team

Meet Our Veterinary Team in
Rolling Meadows, IL

Arlington Park Vet Hospital - Dr Mottonen
Dr. Melissa Mottonen

D.V.M.

Featured pet: Fiona, an 8-year-old female German Shepherd Dog

Favorite part of the job: developing long-lasting client relationships and constantly improving patient care

Areas of interest: preventative medicine, endocrinology, gastroenterology

Hobbies: hiking with my three dogs and reading thrillers

Arlington Park Vet Hospital - Dr  Ciura
Dr. Nicki Ciura

D.V.M.

Position: Associate Veterinarian

Pet featured: Daisy the Bagel (beagle/basset hound mix). She is a 7-year-old female.

Favorite part of the job: I enjoy seeing and helping such a variety of patients, from our Chihuahuas to our Mastiffs and everyone in between:) No day is ever the same at our hospital!

Fun fact/favorite hobby: While I love to be active outdoors, be it walking the dogs or wrangling my kids at the park, my favorite hobby is reading, particularly mystery novels.

Arlington Park Vet Hospital Marie
Marieanne Klatt

Position: Lead veterinary technician

Pet featured: Turbo, Terrier Mix

Favorite part of the job: love to help pets, comfort pets and their owners, be there for our furry babies and being able to learn something new every day

Fun fact/favorite hobby: fishing, hiking, car meets, hanging out with friends, walking my doggies, cleaning ahah, and relaxing while watching movies

Arlington Park Vet Hospital - Chole
Chloe Grotto
Position: Practice Manager

Pet featured: Mayble, 4.5 yo, FS (Female Spayed), Pit/Lab Mix

Favorite part of the job: I love developing a team and growing team members! I am excited to provide support to our team at Arlington Park so they can continue to deliver exceptional patient and client care!

Fun fact/favorite hobby: I studied African Elephant stress hormones in South Africa for 2 years near Kruger National Park.

Arlington Park Vet Hospital - Becca
Becca Santana

Position: Vet Tech

Pet featured: Morty, 1.5yo MN Siamese Mix & Percy, 6mo MN Siamese Mix

Favorite part of the job: I love being able to get to know all our patients and try to make their visits as comfortable and easy as possible!

Fun fact/favorite hobby: I love to crochet, bake, and go on road trips when I have the time!

Arlington Park Vet Hospital  - Lauren
Lauren Gallucci

Position: Vet Tech (Part-time)

Pet featured: Baker, 8-year-old, male, Black and Tan Coonhound

Favorite part of the job: I have really enjoyed expanding my knowledge of animal husbandry further into the medical realm, building upon my previous experience as a zookeeper.

Fun fact/favorite hobby: I’m married with three children, and a flock of animals at home (including chickens)

Arlington Park Vet Hospital - Katie
Katie Sheahan
Position: Float Tech

Pet featured: Mikey, 11-year-old Male and DSH

Favorite part of the job: Help with holding cats and Dogs.

Fun fact/favorite hobby: Spending time with families and putting puzzles together.

Arlington Park Vet Hospital - Katie
Dani Buckel

Position: Front Desk

Favorite thing: Meeting new Clients and Patients, and getting to know them.

Fun Fact: I’m an artist/Animator!