Jayma Tourville O’Connor, DVM, grew up in southwest Missouri, attending undergraduate college in Springfield, MO before graduating from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine (Columbia, MO) in 1998. She started with Animal House Ltd. the same year, moving to Minooka Animal Hospital in 2007. She is married to her husband, Jason, and has a cat named, Dunkin – a large black and white longhair who excels at getting into trouble. Special interests include soft tissue surgery and feline medicine. Outside interests include live theater, crochet and voracious reading.