Harbor Animal Hospital

Meet Our Team

A veterinary practice is only as good as its team. Fortunately, at Harbor Animal Hospital we have the best team around. Learn more about what makes us special (and the best people to care for your beloved pets).

Katie Dymek

DVM & Medical Director

Dr. Katie Dymek, DVM, is the new Medical Director at Harbor Animal Hospital! Dr. Dymek graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2007 and completed her clinical training at Purdue University. She also held a rotating internship at Animal Emergency Center in Northbrook, IL. Dr. Dymek also holds a VSMT certification (Veterinary Spinal Manipulative Therapy - chiropractic) and her areas of professional interest include internal medicine and surgery.

Dr. Dymek began working in the veterinary field in 2002 and is constantly inspired by her love for animals and educating owners about their pets. Originally from Poland, Dr. Dymek has lived in Germany, Slovenia, St. Kitts, and Nevis throughout her life. Dr. Dymek has been in Wadsworth, IL for 17 years and lives with her husband, son, two German Shepherd dogs, two cats, three horses, and seven chickens! In her free time, Dr. Dymek enjoys spending time with family, riding horses, jogging with her dogs, and gardening.

Lori Arispe

Practice Manager

Lori comes to Harbor with 25 years of experience in the medical field. She looks forward to learning all about animal healthcare, having the opportunity to work with people across the organization and getting to know her team. Lori has 3 children, 2 amazing pups, Boss, a Boston Terrier, who is almost 3 years old and Whiskey, a 6 month old Boxer/Lab mix who she rescued in May 2021. In her free time she enjoys traveling, watching junk TV to destress, reading and hanging out with her family and pets.

Join the Harbor Animal Hospital Family Today!

Directly off of Sheridan Rd, just .7 miles from Village Park and 2.5 miles from the North Dunes Nature Preserve.

Phone: 847-746-1915

  • Monday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Thursday: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Friday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Sunday: Closed