Dr. Slagel is a 2002 graduate of University Of Illinois’ College of Veterinary Medicine. Born and raised in Central Illinois surrounded by various dogs and cats, and sometimes cows and other assorted wildlife, she always aspired to become a veterinarian. She completed her undergraduate work at Illinois State University in Normal, IL. Dr. Slagel volunteers annually with the Special Olympics at Illinois State University.
She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, American Animal Hospital Association, Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association, Tazewell County Veterinary Association, Mississippi Valley Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Association of Feline Practitioners.
Dr. Slagel and her husband, Sean, have a son, Colton, daughter, Elise, and a dog, Boomer, a Beagle mix and a cat, Lewis, a grey and white tabby.