Melissa Zurick, C.V.T

Graduated: Parkland College

Melissa graduated from Parkland College in 1992 with an associates of applied science degree in veterinary technology. She is a certified veterinary technician in Illinois. She started out as a surgery technician but then joined Grayslake Animal Hospital in January 1997. Her main area of interest is dentistry.

Lindsey Rajkovich


Lindsey started working at the hospital in 2003 as a part-time, after-school kennel assistant. Her passion for the field and eagerness to learn quickly helped her to advance through various positions within the hospital. Lindsey soon became our “Jack of all trades” and easily fit into the role of kennel/technician and doctor assistant, room runner, and front desk receptionist. She graduated from St. Petersburg College in 2014 majoring in Veterinary Technology and is now a Certified Veterinary Technician. Lindsey’s animal family consists of her French Bulldog Ginger and her cat Miles.
Lindsey is our first technician to have pursued continuing education on the scientific/clinical topic of Behavior to become Certified in Low-Stress Handling. Her studies focused on handling techniques that can decrease stress on the pet and make coming to the vet a more positive experience.

Megan Amidei


​Megan began her career at Grayslake Animal Hospital in 2016 and has held various positions before becoming a technician assistant. From room runner to reception to kennel, Megan knows the ins and outs of the hospital and is always eager to learn.
She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Ball State University and is currently working to earn her Associates in Veterinary Technology from San Juan College to become a Certified Veterinary Technician.
A native of Grayslake, Megan shares her home with her nine year-old Eclectus Parrot, Ozzy, who enjoys chirping along to movies. Megan fills her free time with studying, pet sitting, and visiting her cat, Murray, who resides with her mother. She also has always loved to travel, and has lived in Singapore, and also visited Australia, southeast Asia, Africa, Japan, and Paris.

Anneliese Ricer

Technician Assistant

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Samantha Dunbar

Technician Assistant

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