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Meet Our Team

  Adam Schanding, D.V.M.

Dr. Adam Schanding earned his Bachelor of Science in Zoology at Miami University prior to graduating with his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from The Ohio State University in 2008.  He has been proudly caring for animals of the western Chicago suburbs since moving to the state of Illinois in 2009.  He enjoys all aspects of general practice but has found a special interest in surgery, dentistry, and emergency care.  Over the years he has completed extensive continuing education including certification for ultrasound and orthopedic fracture management. 

Dr.Schanding and his wife Amanda reside in Lombard, IL with their Labrador mix “Unsi”and their two cats “Maurice” and “Rupert”. Recently gone, but never to be forgotten, is their sweet Boxer “Luke” (pictured above).  Dr. Schanding enjoys running, spending quality time with friends and family, brewing and tasting craft beer, and cheering for his beloved Cincinnati Bengals.  

Kirsten Magnuson, D.V.M.

Dr. Kirsten Magnuson completed her undergraduate studies and earned a Bachelor of Science in biology in 2008 from Saint Joseph’s College in Rensselaer, IN. She then went on to obtain her veterinary degree and graduated in 2012 from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association. Her special interests include cardiology, internal medicine and exotic husbandry and care.

Dr. Magnuson was born and raised in the northwest suburbs of Chicago and upon graduation she returned to the area. Dr. Magnuson and her husband Tim currently reside in Geneva, IL with their two dogs, Ginnie and Roo, and their two cats, Fiona and Phillio. In her free time she enjoys running, hiking, cooking, trying out new restaurants, and traveling. You can often spot her out on the Illinois Prairie Trail or eating at a local restaurant in the Fox Valley area.