Dr. Lauren Dempsey has been named Family Pet Animal Hospital’s Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the month for September 2017 by last month’s MVP, Amy Wrobel. Dr. Lauren joined the Family Pet team as an associate veterinarian in 2014. Amy cited Dr. Lauren’s compassion, kindness, knowledge, and willingness to go above and beyond for patients, clients, and staff as reasons for naming Dr. Lauren as September’s MVP. All of us at Family Pet enjoying working with Dr. Lauren and are so appreciative of her boundless patience and grace in making sure our patients and clients get what they need.
Question and Answer with Dr. Lauren
Do you have pets? If so, tell us about him/her/them.
“I do! 2 cats- Sebastien and Cat Stevens and a dog named Sully. The cats love each other and are best friends. They like to gang up and boss Sully around the house.”
What is your favorite thing about working at Family Pet?
“Our wonderful patients and the owners that come in with them”
What is the moment at FPAH of which you are the most proud?
“It’s hard to pick one specific moment but every time a really sick animal gets better as a result of the staff at Family Pet and their owners working hard at home, I am extremely proud of the profession I’ve chosen and the hospital I get to practice at.”
What do you like to do in your free time?
“Try new restaurants and explore Chicago, garden, travel, watch college football.”
If you could communicate with our patients, what would you most want them to know?
“Don’t be too nervous or scared! We love our patients and want you to love coming into the vet for a visit.”
If you could have any superpower, what would it be and why?
“Teleportation so I can travel the globe and visit loved ones who live far away in an instant.”
How would you spend one million dollars?
“Lots of vacations and traveling, purchase a small beach vacation home, eat out all the time.”
What is your biggest pet peeve?
“Littering- makes me mad just thinking about it.”
What would you choose for your last meal?
“Pot roast with potatoes and carrots with pecan pie for dessert.”
What’s your favorite activity to do with your pet(s)?
“With Sully the dog, it’s going on hikes and watching him run around off leash. I also love when both cats and Sully and I all end up snuggling on the couch and watching a movie.”
Congratulations, Dr. Lauren!
Stay tuned as Dr. Lauren will choose next month’s MVP…
Emily Olvera (December 2016)
Janet Laz (November 2016)