Tender Care Animal Hospital

MORTON:

(309) 266-1182

300 E. Courtland

PEORIA:

(309) 243-1755

9809 St. Route 91

Meet our Veterinarians

Dr. Mark A. Larson, DVM

Dr. Mark A. Larson, DVM

Dr. Larson is a graduate of Kansas State University and has practiced in the Peoria/Morton area for the last 20 years. He is a member of American Veterinary Medical Association and American Animal Hospital Association. Dr. Larson does work for Foster Pet Outreach, Paws for Independence, Operation Safe, and Pets for Seniors.

Dr. Larson practices at both our Morton and Peoria locations.


Dr. P.J. Klopfenstein, DVM

Dr. P.J. Klopfenstein, DVM

Dr. Klopfenstein joined our practice in June of 2006. He is a 2004 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. He grew up in Morton and graduated from Morton High School in 1996. He resides in Morton with his wife Ali, their children Charlie, Lily and Henry, and two dogs Buster Brown and Brinkley. Dr. Klopfenstein is happy and proud to be serving the needs of your companion animals in Morton and the surrounding areas.

Dr. Klopfenstein practices at our Morton location.


Dr. Janelle Lyons, DVM

Dr. Janelle Lyons, DVM

Dr. Janelle Lyons joined our practice in June 2015. She is a 2015 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. She grew up outside of Bloomington, IL and graduated from Tri-Valley High School in 2007. Dr. Lyons spent the next 8 years in Champaign, IL, completing first her bachelor's degree in Animal Science and then Veterinary School. Dr. Lyons and her husband, Scott, are very excited to be in the Morton/Peoria area and close to both their families. Together they have an English Bulldog named Wrigley, a Newfoundland named Paisley, and a cat named Ohs. In her free time, Dr. Lyons enjoys movies, cooking, spending time outdoors, and the occasional craft or home improvement project.

Dr. Lyons practices at our Morton location.


Dr. Bryana Mitchell, DVM

Dr. Bryana Mitchell, DVM

Dr. Bryana Mitchell joined our practice in 2020. She attended University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine where she received her degree in 2017. After veterinary school, Dr. Mitchell completed a fast paced, high volume mixed animal internship in Texas where she stayed on as an associate veterinarian. Deciding to further her knowledge in the equine world, she completed a second internship at a highly successful practice in Kentucky. Missing the excitement of mixed animal medicine Dr. Mitchell has settled back in her hometown to practice at Tender Care Animal Hospital as well as run her own business River Valley Veterinary Services, a large animal mobile practice, in her free time. When not working she enjoys spending time with her husband, two dogs and riding and showing her American Saddlebred horses.

Dr. Mitchell practices at both our Morton and Peoria locations. 


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