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 two cats Noli a medium-haired grey cat who loves to snooze and steal food, and Machi – a black and white medium hair likes to make sure all doors are functioning properly. Special interests include soft tissue surgery and feline medicine. Outside interests include live theater, crochet, and voracious reading.