Emily Tucker, a lifelong resident of Gibson City, received a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Illinois in 2005 after receiving a Bachelors of Science in Veterinary Science in 2003 and a Bachelors of Science in Animal Science in 1999. In 2005, Dr. Tucker became co-owner of Gibson Veterinary Clinic, Ltd. Her interests include equine reproduction, internal medicine, and dentistry. She also enjoys small animal medicine and preventative medicine.
Dr. Tucker is a member of the American Association of Equine Practitioners, American Veterinary Medical Association, and Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Tucker is also a member of Well Managed Practice™ Group I. This management group is the first veterinary practice management group in North America that represents Small Animal/Equine Mixed Practices.
Dr. Tucker and her husband, Kevin Davis, & twin sons, Thomas & Tucker live in rural Gibson City with Sadie, Ike, Josie and Larry in addition to raising miniature horses and donkeys. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family & friends as well as being active doing CrossFit.
Susan Norris received a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Illinois in 2015 after previously working for years as a librarian. Her interests include internal medicine and oncology. She also enjoys small animal medicine and preventative medicine.
Dr. Norris is a member of the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP), American Veterinary Medical Association, and Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association. She will be working with the AAFP to have the Gibson Vet Clinic earn the distinction of being a recognized “Cat Friendly Practice.”
Dr. Norris and her husband, Jeff Sloan, his children Olivia and Riley, reside with a herd of former shelter animals — two dogs, Charlotte and Pudge, plus cats Dennis, Jaws, Macy, Bobble, Jerry, Skippy, Bagheera, and Tippy, as well as ferrets Garrett and Hamilton. Dr. Norris is very passionate about shelter animals and supports animal rescue in her spare time.
Danielle joined our team in March 2015. She graduated from the Parkland College Veterinary Technician program in May 2011. She moved to Gibson City from northwest Illinois (Scales Mound) where she also worked as a certified technician. She lives with her husband, two dogs, and a guinea pig. In her spare time she enjoys walking her dogs, horseback riding, volleyball, and baking.
Stephanie joined our team in February 2014. She has been involved with horses for over twenty years. Originally from the Chicago area, she has worked as an assistant trainer at an evening, training and breeding facility. After moving to the Champaign area, she worked as a substitute teacher for the Parkland equine program while managing an Arabian farm. She spends most of her free time trail riding and camping with her horse Roo. She has four dogs, Hippie, Josie, Rascal and Molly.
Carrie has been a member of the GVC team since 2005. Caring for our boarding patients is her passion. Carrie lives in rural Foosland with her husband David & son Keegan. She enjoys spending time with her family, caring for her own pets, helping her husband farm & shopping.
Angie has always enjoyed life on the farm. Growing up in rural Paxton, Angie spent her time caring fro her Ford County Fair animals, helping out on the farm and assisting at various livestock sales. Her love for all animals has grown as she has gotten older. She now fills her time taking care of what some would call a small petting zoo of animals at her how, as well as voluntarily placing homeless pets with forever families. Angie has a compassion and constant hard work for animals in need. She joined Gibson Vet Clinic in November of 2015 with 12 years of experience working in veterinary clinics.
Claire joined our team February 2014 and assists our team during college breaks. She attends at Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky where she is majoring in Pre-Vet Medicine and Equine Science. Claire has a four legged family friend; a yellow lab, Butch.
Estelle joined our team in June 2016. She is a student at GCMS high school and works at the clinic for the cooperative vocational program. She’s lived on a farm her whole life with various animals, including her dog, Quincey, and rescue kitten, Harmony. She plans on majoring in wildlife ecology and working at a zoo in the future.