Hononegah Animal Hospital

Our Veterinary Team

Get to know the amazing team at Hononegah Animal Hospital and why we love what we do so much.

Our Team

Meet Our Team at Hononegah Animal Hospital

Dr. Adas, DVM

Graduate of University of Wisconsin – Madison

Dr. Jane Fluegel, DVM, MPH

Dr. Fluegel is a 1983 graduate of the University Of Illinois College Of Veterinary Medicine. She also has a Master’s in Public Health.
When not at work she enjoys training and showing her dogs, walking, and reading.

Dr. Jennifer Boonstra

Dr. Boonstra graduated with honors from the University of Illinois in 2006, specializing in exotics, zoo, and wildlife. Her education was enriched by externships at prestigious institutions like Brookfield Zoo, Shedd Aquarium, and the Virginia Wildlife Center. With a 1-year veterinary fellowship at the John G. Shedd Aquarium, she excels in caring for exotic species and contributes to published research on subjects from jellyfish to primates.

Dr. Boonstra is an active member of the veterinary community, serving on the AVMA Clinical Practitioners Advisory Committee for exotic species and holding a position on the Executive Board for the International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council, where she draws from over two decades of wildlife rehabilitation experience. In her free time, she enjoys outdoor activities with her husband and daughter and shares her life with several cats and two dogs.

Shawna

Shawna joined Hononegah Animal Hospital in May 2016. She has shown compassion to all those around, animals and teammates alike. When she is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, playing games, and being outdoors.

Kaylyn

Kaylyn’s skills and passions lie within animals and people, which makes her job so incredible, rewarding, and meaningful to her. Her energy and comical nature always bring a smile and laughter to her teammates, clients, and patients.

Bailey

Bailey graduated from the vet tech program at RCC in December 2011. She worked at three other clinics before finding her home here at Hononegah Animal Hospital in the fall of 2022. She loves working with animals.

When she is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her daughter, family, and friends, curling up with a good book, or video gaming. She also has a dedicated group of friends that get together to play Dungeons and Dragons, as well as many other types of tabletop games.

Mandi

Growing up, animals were always a passion of mine as well as taking care of others and helping them feel their best. I started working here in July of 2010 and quickly realized this was exactly where I needed to be! After 5 years of working at Hononegah Animal Hospital, I decided to take some time off and raise my kids. During my time as a stay-at-home mom, I waited patiently for the right moment to step back into our clinic. I knew it was exactly where I needed to be, and I missed it daily, but I knew my children needed me at home also. The perfect time came in July of 2023. I am so happy to be back caring for the pets in our community. When I’m not at work, I enjoy watching my kids play sports, camping, and watching my husband race at local speedways.

Katy

Katie graduated in 2018 from the veterinary technician program at Rockford Career College and shortly after passed her VTNE to become a certified veterinary technician.

She is very passionate about educating clients on the importance of preventable diseases, how to clean their furry friend’s ears properly, and everything in between. Assisting in surgeries and monitoring patients under anesthesia to ensure their safety are also parts of veterinary medicine she enjoys.

While not at work, she spends her time crafting, traveling, going to concerts, playing board games, and spending time with her boyfriend and fur kids, including 2 dogs and 3 cats.

Jennifer

Jennifer has always loved animals. She started working at boarding and daycare facilities before joining a veterinary hospital in 2014. In 2021 she graduated college and became a Certified Veterinary Technician. She joined Hononegah Animal Hospital in August 2023. She has 3 Labradors, 2 cats, and 18 chickens at home.

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