Our Team

Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

TLC First Animal Hospital is a full-service veterinary medical facility servicing dogs, cats, and exotics, located in Chicago, IL.


  • Susan Liszewski, DVM


    I graduated with an undergraduate degree in Biology/Zoology from Northeastern Illinois…

    Business Manager

  • Mari Carmona

    Business Manager

    I graduated from Wright College with an AA degree. While working on my AA, I also earned a…


  • Andrea Quiroz

    Veterinary Assistant Supervisor

    From a young age, I have always loved animals. This may be due to the fact that my parents…
  • Denise Hundrieser

    Client Care Supervisor

    I started working in the veterinary field in 1987 as a receptionist. Since that time, I…
  • Kyle Horn

    Veterinary Assistant Supersivor & I.T. Technician Supervisor

    I lived in Chicago since 2011. Before moving here, I worked at the Humane Society of…

    Senior Technicians

  • Kelly

    Senior Veterinary Assistant

    Hi I’m Kelly. I’ve had a passion for animals since I was a little girl. From bringing…
  • Lawrence "Larry" C.V.T.

    Certified Veterinary Technician

    For as long as I can remember, my family has always taken our animals to TLC First Animal…

    Veterinary Assistants

  • Juliette

    Veterinary Assistant

    I have been working with animals since the early age of 17, when I became a pet care…
  • Sandy

    Veterinary Assistant

    I have had a soft spot in my heart for animals for as long as I can remember. When I was…
  • Tiffany

    Veterinary Assistant

    I knew at a very early age that I had a soft spot in my heart for animals. Growing up in…

    Front Office Staff

  • Gabriela "Gabi"

    Client Care Coordinator

    Ever since I was young, I wanted to work in a profession that helped animals. I came to…
  • Heather

    Client Care Coordinator

    My name is Heather Smith and I’ve had the pleasure of working at TLC since January of…
  • Judith "Judy"

    Client Care Coordinator

    I had been working in customer service since 1980 and after many years I decided it was…
  • Julianna "Julie"

    Client Care Coordinator

    I have had the pleasure of working at TLC First Animal Hospital for over six years now. I…
  • Lauren

    Client Care Coordinator

    I’ve loved animals since I was a young girl. After going to school for Zoology, my…
  • Rachel

    Client Care Coordinator

    I have lived in Chicago for the last six years and am the proud mother of 5 children; 3…
  • Skyllar

    Client Care Coordinator

    After being employed in the kennel industry for five years, I decided to expand my skill…

    Office/Kennel Assistant

  • Wayne

    Animal Caretaker / Custodian

    I worked for a strip steel company for 34 years when they chose to close their operations.…


  • Bruno

    Office Ambassador

    My name is Bruno. I live with Elijah and Dr. Liszewski. I am 11 years young and I love to…
  • Elijah "Eli"

    Ambassador in Training

    My name is Elijah, but everyone calls me Eli. I am almost 1 year old and I am the newest…
  • Zeke "RIP"

    TLC First Spiritual Ambassador

    My name is Zeke. I helped Dr Sue open this practice. I am no longer here in body, but…