Please Note: Colonial Manor Animal Hospital will be closed on Saturdays until further notice.


The Team

Meet the veterinarians & team at Colonial Manor Animal Hospital! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Meet Our Homer Glen Veterinary Team

Get to know our team

We are solely dedicated to your pet’s care! We look forward to getting to know you, and we hope you’ll take the time to scroll down and get to know us.

Dr. David Ihrke


Dr. Dave, as we call him here, is our Medical Director and hospital owner. He has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 25years. He took over the operation of Colonial Manor Animal Hospital in 2007 from our founder, his father, Dr. George Ihrke. Dr. Dave attended Carleton College and received a BA in 1991 and University of Missouri Columbia, where he obtained his DVM in 1995. His special interests include Orthopedics, Ultrasound, and Endoscopy. Dr. Ihrke prides himself on being continually up to date with the latest advances in veterinary medicine and equipping our hospital with the best technology available to care for our patients.

Tina Medland
Practice Manager
Tina joined our practice in April of 2021. She has 18+ years of experience in veterinary practice management and is currently pursuing her Certified Veterinary Practice Manager (CVPM) certification through the Veterinary Hospital Manager Association (VHMA). Tina feels one of the best parts of this profession is working closely with pets and the people who love them. Outside of work, she enjoys reading, paper crafting, and traveling with her husband and dogs. She also co-owns/breeds and trains her Golden Retrievers for both obedience and conformation . She currently has two dogs, mother and daughter…Banner and Faith. Tina is very proud to be working with a dedicated team of professionals that are like a second family… and glad to call Colonial Manor Animal Hospital her second home!
Ashley H.
Lead Certified Veterinary Technician
Ashley joined our practice in 2019 as a veterinary technician intern. She attended the Vet Tech Institute at Fox College and obtained an Associate’s in Applied Science Veterinary Technology. She obtained her CVT license in 2019 and became a permanent Vet Tech at Colonial Manor Animal Hospital. Away from work, Ashley enjoys spending time with her family which includes her husband, a new baby girl and her four dogs.
Taylor B.

Certified Veterinary Technician
Taylor joined our practice in 2015. She attended the Vet Tech Institute at Fox College and obtained an Associate in Applied Science Veterinary Technology. In April of 2021, she became a certified veterinary technician with the state of Illinois. Her interests outside of work include spending time with family and friends. Taylor currently has three dogs Trixie, Pookie, and Charlotte.

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Haley M.

Veterinary Technician
Haley joined our practice as a full-time Veterinary Technician in July of 2022. She completed the Veterinary Technician program at JJC and graduated in May 2022. She completed her externship at VSMR specialty practice from March through May 2022, and prior to that, she worked at a very busy emergency practice as a technician while completing her coursework. Haley is currently pursuing her Illinois State Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) license. In her free time, Haley loves going hiking with her two dogs Blaze and Aspen, and also enjoys reading and weight lifting.

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Cherish P.
Veterinary Assistant
Bio coming soon!
Michelle P.
Veterinary Assistant
Michelle joined the Colonial Manor Animal Hospital team in August of 2021. She hopes to enroll at the Veterinary Technician Institute at Fox College in 2022 with the goal of obtaining her CVT. Michelle currently has a two-year-old bunny named Kuskus and would like to specialize in small animal care. She has said she is excited to be part of such a friendly and welcoming team!
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Amber H.
Veterinary Assistant
Bio coming soon!
Lynn M.
CMAH Lead Client Service Representative
Lynn joined our practice in June 2021 but came to us with many years of veterinary client service experience. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and her twins, going hiking, biking, and going/listening to cover bands. One of the things she enjoys most about working at Colonial Manor Animal Hospital is building relationships with clients and their pets. Lynn currently has two dogs, Blaze and Aspen.
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Heather C.

Client Service Representative
Bio Coming Soon!

Jill W.
VSMR Lead Client Service Representative
Jill joined our practice in 2012. Outside of work, she enjoys golf and traveling to Michigan, going to the beach, and taking long walks. Jill is a wealth of knowledge for the Client Service Team. She enjoys meeting new clients and pets and building relationships with them. Her family recently grew by four legs, when she adopted an adorable five-month-old Shihtzu mix puppy, named Josie!
Meadow K.

Seasonal Veterinary Assistant
Meadow joined our practice in 2020. She will be attending Southern Illinois University in the Fall of 2021, on a pre-vet track. Meadow wants to be a Wildlife Conservation Veterinarian and will be studying Zoology Wildlife Biology for her Bachelor’s in Science Degree. In her free time, Meadow plays Tuba in a marching band and has been studying Chinese for the past four years, and hopes to minor in Chinese in college.

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Caitlin B.

Kennel Assistant
Bio coming soon!