Meet The Staff

Dr. Jacob Cohen, BVMS

A Chicago native, Dr. Cohen’s studies include a Bachelor of Science from The University of Michigan, the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and his Veterinary degree from Murdoch University in Perth, Western Australia. Dr. Cohen has been practicing veterinary medicine since 2005. He enjoys working with canines and felines. Dr. Cohen’s furry family consists of his dog, ‘Goldie’, and two cats, ‘Copernicus’ and ‘Cheeto’, all of whom you can see roaming around the clinic from time to time. Outside of work, he enjoys traveling, going to music concerts with his wife Jessica, and spending time with his son Max and daughter Liv.

Dr. Laura Mowry, DVM

Dr. Mowry received her BA in economics from Washington University in St. Louis. She then went back home, and received her DVM from Louisiana State University. After graduation, she completed a small animal internship at the Virginia Tech Veterinary Teaching Hospital, where she gained invaluable experience by working with numerous specialists. Her professional interests include internal medicine and critical care medicine. Dr. Mowry is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association. She lives in Chicago with her husband, daughters, and their dogs “Riley” and “Mavis”.

Dr. Tricia Mullin, DVM

Dr. Mullin grew up in the Chicago suburbs and obtained both her Bachelor of Science in Animal Sciences and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degrees from the University of Illinois. Her professional interests include surgery and radiology. Dr. Mullin has a passion for all animals and shares her home with her golden retriever “Ivy.” In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family & friends, traveling and cooking.

Dr. Shannon Darcy, DVM

Dr. Shannon Darcy grew up in the Detroit suburbs, where she obtained her undergraduate degree from Michigan State University. She went on to receive her doctorate in veterinary medicine at the University of Illinois and has lived in Illinois since. Her special interests include soft tissue surgery, internal medicine, and animal behavior. She lives in Chicago with her two dogs, Delaney and Tallulah. She enjoys running, hiking, traveling, and exploring the city.

Dr. Lauren Singleton, DVM

Dr. Lauren Singleton grew up in the Chicago suburbs.  She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Animal Sciences at Purdue University.  She obtained her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois.  Her interests in veterinary medicine are behavior, internal medicine, and soft tissue surgery.  She lives in Chicago with her husband, sons, and two cats “Jo” and “DD”.  In her free time she enjoys running, spending time with friends and family, and watching the Bears, White Sox, Bulls, and Boilermakers.

Dr. Sydney Shortridge, DVM

Dr. Shortridge grew up in Tennessee where her love for horses sparked an interest in veterinary medicine. She received her Bachelor of Science in Animal Sciences from The University of Tennesse. Upon graduation, she moved to Starkville where she obtained her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Mississippi State University. Her professional interests include surgery and dentistry. Outside of work, she loves spending time outdoors with her pup Sadie.