Meet Our Staff

Meet Sue, our Office Manager

Sue  is a CVPM (Certified Veterinary Practice Manager) and has been with Blackhawk Veterinary since May 1987 .Her Boston Terrier "Dexter" expects all of her free time to be spent with him, he may be a little spoiled.  She finds work at Blackhawk very fulfilling by helping provide exceptional care & treatment for our patients, as well as the long term relationships we build with our clients. 

Meet our Receptionists

Dea -  Dea currently works as a receptionist, but has been a part of Blackhawk Veterinary since 1995.

Dawn - Dawn started working at Blackhawk Veterinary in 2005.  She falls in love with all the Boxers that come into the clinic.  At home she has her two spoiled boys, Traxx, a Pitbull & Opie, a Staffordshire.

Kim - Kim joined our receptionist team in 2016.  While she may be newer to Blackhawk, she has worked in the Veterinary field many years. At home, she enjoys her cats "Dickens" & "Millie"

Meet our Technicians

Magan  -  Magan has been working at Blackhawk Veterinary since 2006, having worked as a Vet-tech in Melrose Park prior to moving to the Byron area.  She likes being able to help people help their pets, and  playing with all sorts of baby animals isn't bad either.   She has two dogs, "Cash" and "Melly".  Magan also helps out on our reception team.

Jackie -  Jackie came to work for Blackhawk in 2009.  She worked  for us part-time while also attending Rockford Career College where completed her Associates Degree in the Veterinary Technician Program and now works for us as a Certified Veterinary Technician.   She likes being a part of Blackhawk's staff as she believes Blackhawk provides quality care for our patients and their families. Someday you may read about her as "the crazy Chihuahua lady" in the news.  She has many animals in her pet family including several farm animals as well!   Cricket the 4# Chihuahua runs the house!

Mackenzie - We welcomed our 2nd CVT,  Mackenzie, in November 2016.  She was also a graduate of Rockford Career College.  She has several pets at home, including her dogs "Dixielynn" & "Tater".

 Meet our Kennel Manager

Susie is our kennel manager and has been with us since 1994.  She has many pets at home, with many of them being pets that came as strays to Blackhawk Veterinary that needed a good home.

Meet our Maintenance Man

 Duncan - Duncan has been helping keep Blackhawk Veterinary up and running since 2006.  He finds Blackhawk to have a good and friendly atmosphere.  His daughter Julia is our Dr. Julia.  Duncan and his wife, Pam, have several cats and their dog "Plot".  All were either found in the Byron area or came as strays to Blackhawk Veterinary. Somehow we keep finding work for Duncan to do.

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Byron Office Hours

Monday:

7:00 AM

5:00 PM

Tuesday:

7:00 AM

5:00 PM

Wednesday:

7:00 AM

5:00 pm

Thursday:

7:00 am

5:00 pm

Friday:

7:00 am

5:00 PM

Saturday:

7:00 am

Noon

Sunday:

Closed

Closed

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  • "We value our clients' experience at Blackhawk Veterinary Service. If your pet or animal is currently a patient, please feel free to complete the following Client Experience Questionnaire. The Questionnaire is in Adobe Acrobat format and requires the free Acrobat Reader to view."
    Dr. Julia Dr. Kevin Sugden

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