Our animal hospital team in Collinsville

Our Team

Our staff of experienced and expert veterinarian doctors and skilled vet staff is ready when your pet needs us. Call or contact us today to learn more.


Wendy Sens, Office Manager at Collinsville Animal Hospital

Wendy Sens
Hospital Manager

Say hello to Wendy! She is our newest team leader. Wendy graduated from SIU Carbondale in 1999 with a BS in Workforce Education and Development. After graduation she perused a career in retail management/pharmacy where she worked for 18 years. During that time she held several job titles including store manager. Wendy left the retail industry to join a small animal veterinary practice in 2016 as the practice manager and has since come to join our team as the Hospital Manager at Northgate Small Animal Hospital.

Wendy is married and has two rescue dogs Columbus and Baxter. As a family they enjoy hiking, sailing on Carlyle Lake, kayaking, white water rafting and other water sports.

Lead Technician

Kirstin Joined Northgate in July of 2007. She graduated from the veterinary technician program at Sanford-Brown College in September of 2009. She was promoted to the position of lead technician in January of 2016. She manages a team of six technicians and is responsible for day to day running of the “back” of the clinic. She has one pet, a cat named Tempura

Veterinary Technicians