Our animal hospital team in Danville

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.

Dr. Girouard of Stateline Hillcrest Small Animal Hospital in Danville

Medical Director
Curt Girouard

Dr. Girouard earned his Doctorate at the University of Illinois in 1998 and started working at Stateline directly following graduation. Dr. Girouard is the Medical Director at Stateline and enjoys orthopedic surgeries.

Kiearra of Stateline Hillcrest Small Animal Hospital

Practice Manager
Kiearra Rush

Kiearra is also a Certified Veterinary Technician. She studied Veterinary Medicine and earned her degree at Purdue University in 2008. She worked as a technician for 5 years before becoming the manager.

Kiearra was raised on and currently lives on a farm with her horses, goats, dogs, and miniature pig Lola—who frequently comes to work with Kiearra and hangs out in the reception area at the hospital.

Veterinary Assistants

Joyce Cox

Joyce of Stateline Hillcrest Small Animal HospitalJoyce went from being a client of ours to a member of our veterinary team and never looked back. She has been with us for two years now and enjoys her work very much. Joyce has Chung, the Chinese crested that she is pictured with, as well as two German Shepherds, Ranger and Mocha. Her newest pet family addition is a black and white kitten named Bandit! She works up at the front desk at our office and also helps with our boarding guests!

Kayla Kinderman

Kayla of Stateline Hillcrest Small Animal HospitalKayla has been with Stateline Hillcrest Animal Hospital since 2008 so she has 6 years worth of experience and knowledge when it comes to Veterinary Medicine. Kayla is also our Inventory Manager and helps out in all areas of the hospital. Kayla is currently furthering her commitment to veterinary care by studying to become a Certified Veterinary Technician.

Alexis Julian

Team member Alexis at Stateline Hillcrest Small Animal HospitalAlexis has been with Stateline since 2015. She is also a volunteer/employee for the Humane Society of Danville. Alexis has great knowledge of animal care and particularly enjoys taking care of our boarding patients. She has a great passion for animal welfare. Alexis is pictured with her German Shephard Jasmine.

Emily Smith

Emily of Stateline Hillcrest Small Animal HospitalEmily has worked at Stateline for two years now and has really found her niche. Emily is a very well rounded team member. She does everything from cleaning cages and answering phones to assisting the doctors with procedures back in the treatment area.

Chelsey Smith-Laduke

Team member Chels​Chelsey came to Stateline from working at a large boarding facility in Indiana. She joined Stateline’s team in 2016 and enjoys taking care of our boarding patients at Stateline.

Registered Veterinary Technicians

Tamar Jinkins

Team member Tamar at Stateline Hillcrest Small Animal HospitalTamar graduated from International Business College in 2016 and earned her Veterinary Technician Degree. She completed her externship with us at Stateline for her degree and decided to join our team once she graduated. Stateline is glad to have her technical skills and knowledge added to our team.

Linley Smith

Team member Linley at Stateline Hillcrest Small Animal HospitalLinley worked for Stateline in 2013 and returned in 2016 after completing two years at Veterinary Technician school. Linley earned her Veterinary Technician License in 2016 and earned her degree from International Business College. She assists the doctors in all aspects of Veterinary medicine at Stateline and always has a smile on her face! She is pictured with her dog Maizey.

Kennel Attendant/Pet Groomers

Kylie Haun-Slowik - Kennel Attendant

Team member Kylie at Stateline Hillcrest Small Animal HospitalKylie is currently a student at the University of Illinois pursuing a career in animal sciences. She joined Stateline’s team in 2016 and enjoys taking care of our boarding patients. She even adopted a cat Stateline had as a resident after being abandoned by its owners. Kylie is very passionate about the human animal bond and is learning many things she will be able to utilize in her career.

Rhyann Chambers - Pet Groomer

Team member Rhyann at Stateline Hillcrest Small Animal Hospital​Rhyann came to Stateline all the way from Colorado! She completed her certification at the grooming academy in Colorado with PetSmart. Upon moving to our area in 2016 she decided to join Stateline’s team as a full time Pet Groomer. Rhyann has three dogs of her own and one horse whom she loves to spend her time with when she’s not at Stateline beautifying pets! She is pictured with her Australian Shephard, Shania.

Megan Flynn - Pet Groomer

Team member Megan at Stateline Hillcrest Small Animal HospitalMegan has been grooming pets part-time at Stateline since 2013. When she’s not cutting hair at Stateline she enjoys being at home with her child and German Shephard, Kaiya.