Dr. Wanders grew up in Roselle, IL. She completed both her Bachelor of Science in Integrative Biology
and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees at the University of Illinois. Dr. Wanders initially joined
Sutton Road Animal Hospital right after graduating in 2011. She left the hospital in 2018 for 5 years to
pursue other opportunities and is so excited to come back and rejoin the team here at Sutton Road. It
truly feels like she is back home with her amazing work family.
Dr. Wanders has dreamed of being a veterinarian ever since she was a child and feels that our pets are
important members of our families. She has an interest in internal medicine and is especially interested
in promoting wellness through preventative medicine and client education.
Dr. Wanders currently lives in Carol Stream with her husband Mike and their two cuddly cats, Kiwi and
Sophie. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, reading, hiking, fishing,
and collecting antiques. She takes an annual trip to Tennessee and loves to explore the Smoky