Meet Our Veterinarians at Naperville Animal Hospital
Dr. Todd Prince
Dr. Prince obtained his veterinary degree from the University of Illinois after doing his undergraduate work in animal sciences at Iowa State University. In 1993, he was awarded Diplomate status with the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners. He is one of 15 in the state of Illinois to receive this honor. In 2002 and 2012, he was re-certified.
Dr. Prince has been in practice since 1984 and is a member of the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association, Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Veterinary Medical Association. He enjoys practicing preventative care for companion animals and has a special interest in orthopedic and soft tissue surgical procedures, neurologic disorder, and oncology. He attends more than 100 hours of continuing education per year to stay current with the state of the art.
He is the proud owner of a black and tan Doberman named Del and a Boston terrier named Bella. In his spare time, he enjoys watching all of the major Chicago sports teams, which includes the Cubs AND the Sox, golf, reading, and spending time with his two wonderful children.
Dr. Tom Staudacher
Dr. Staudacher graduated from Iowa State College of Veterinary Medicine after doing his undergraduate work in biology at the University of Northern Iowa. He has been in practice since 1997 and is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association, and the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association.
Dr. Staudacher has a special interest in ophthalmology and ultrasound. He also enjoys practicing preventative medicine and surgery. He enjoys spending his free time with his wife, 6 children, 7 dogs, 30 chickens, 4 goats, 2 pot-bellied pigs, 2 sheep, 2 donkeys, 28 ducks, 2 turkeys, 2 geese, and a horse. He also enjoys watching and playing sports.
Dr. Allison Meiszberg
Dr. Meiszberg completed a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science at Iowa State University. She then went to Iowa State College of Veterinary Medicine to obtain a Masters of Science in Veterinary Preventive Medicine concurrently with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Meiszberg is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association. She has a special interest in soft tissue surgery, dermatology, and internal medicine.
Dr. Meiszberg is originally from Southeastern Wisconsin, but enjoys living in Naperville with her husband Mike, their 2 dogs (a pitbull named Phoebe and a beagle/pit mix named Veda), and their cat, Howie. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, boating, and listening to music.
Dr. Michael Wibel
Dr. Wibel attended Purdue University, where he received a Bachelor’s of Science degree. He then ventured across the state line to the University of Illinois, where he attended veterinary school. He has a special interest in diagnostic imaging and orthopedic surgery. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association, and the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association.
Dr. Wibel was born and raised in Fort Wayne, IN, but is very excited to be living close to the windy city. In his free time, he enjoys playing and watching sports, spending time outdoors, and playing with his dog, Lilly. He is a die hard Chicago sports fan and loves to talk about his favorite teams!
Dr. Kirsten Magnuson
Dr. Magnuson completed her undergraduate studies at Saint Joseph’s College in Rensselaer, IN. It was during that time she began volunteering at a local animal hospital and made the decision to pursue veterinary medicine. Dr. Magnuson then went on to obtain her veterinary degree from the University of Illinois. 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 suburbs of Chicago. She resides in Geneva with her dog, Ginnie and her two cats Fiona and Phillio. In her free time she enjoys running, watching movies, reading, cooking, trying out new restaurants and traveling.
Dr. Amanda Mirabella
Dr. Amanda Mirabella obtained her bachelor’s degree from the University of Findlay in Findlay, Ohio while on a division II softball scholarship. She then went on to the University of Illinois for her veterinary degree. She has a special interest in soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, internal medicine, and exotic/wildlife medicine.
Dr. Mirabella grew up in the Elgin, Illinois area. In her spare time she still enjoys playing and watching sports. She also enjoys spending time with her animals including her 3 dogs: Bindi, Juno, and Pippen (pictured), 6 cats, 2 rabbits, 3 turtles, her bearded dragon, and her quaker parrot.
Dr. Andrew Klingsporn
Dr. Klingsporn attended Northeastern Illinois University, where he received a Bachelor’s of Science degree. He then traveled to the island of Grand Cayman where he attended St. Matthew’s School of Veterinary Medicine and then spent his clinical year at University of Illinois. He has a special interest in emergency and internal medicine. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association, and the Emergency and Critical Care Society.
Dr. Klingsporn was born and raised in Illinois and is a huge Chicago Bears fan. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, 3 children, and their golden retriever.
Dr. Steven Zary
Dr. Steven Zary graduated from Augustana College with his Bachelor of Science degree and then attended the University of Illinois with his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree.
As a doctor at Naperville Animal Hospital, he sees dogs, cats and exotic animals, for which he has a strong passion. Dr. Zary also enjoys internal medicine, diagnostic imaging and opthamalogy.
A music lover, in his free time, he attends as many concerts as he can and also plays trumpet and piano.
He shares his home with his Shitzu Cappuccino, his Budgy Elmer and his Crested Gecko, Blitz.
Dr. Sarah Oates
Dr. Oates received her bachelor's degree in Animal Science at the University of Illinois and then completed veterinary school at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. She has a particular interest in animal behavior, internal medicine, geriatrics and feline care. She loves the variety at Naperville Animal Hospital and the opportunity to work with different types of pets each day.
Born and raised in the Northwest suburbs of Chicago, Dr. Oates currently lives in Lisle, IL with her cat, Raina. In her free time, she likes to write, bake, run and travel.
Ashley Knippenberg, Professional Trainer
Ashley has been passionate about animals since she was very young, working in her aunt’s grooming shop and her family’s kennel. Later on, she shadowed and worked alongside many local trainers to stay up-to-date on new training techniques. She first performed obedience training at Petsmart and continued with in-home behavioral training. A Bachelor’s degree in Psychology provides Ashley with the background and knowledge to see the reasons behind dog’s behaviors.
Find out for yourself and sign up for classes today! Please check our website or with our staff for Ashley’s training schedule and to register for classes. If you’re interested in private behavioral sessions, those are available as well.
Leslie Shibovich, Hospital Manager
Leslie has been with The Pet Experts since 1997, throughout which time she's been working her magic behind the scenes to keep things running smoothly. While her daily tasks keep her plenty busy, she makes time to better her management skills by attending annual veterinary conferences and workshops, as well as various classes on computer programs. She thoroughly enjoys the business aspect of the practice and also looks forward to each and every opportunity to meet and speak with clients and to help with all of their needs.
Outside of work, Leslie enjoys running and spending time with her beautiful daughter and her precious pets, her boxers, Addi & Lacey.
We accept walk-ins during our Doctor's Hours to meet your busy lifestyle. If you’d prefer to make an appointment, we offer those too!
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