Dr. LeAnn Gruber is a General Practitioner who began her veterinary career at Bethany Animal Hospital shortly after graduating from the University of Illinois' College of Veterinary Medicine in June of 2001.
Dr. Gruber attended Western Illinois University for her undergraduate studies where she managed to consistently earn Dean's List recognition and induction into the Biological Honor Society. In 1997, she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. That fall, she entered veterinary school where once again she consistently earned Dean's List recognition and earned a Merck Veterinary Award. In 2001, she received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine.
Dr. Gruber's areas of professional interest are preventative medicine, nutrition/weight management and end of life care. She is a member of the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, the American Animal Hospital Association and a Member of the DeKalb County Board of Health.
At home, Dr. Gruber and her husband enjoy the company of their two cats Lanie and Olive and a German shepherd named Karli. She recently added three chickents to the assortment of outside animals on the farm and what fun they are! They also can't imagine life without their daughters – what a joy! Dr. Gruber's interests include cooking, baking, crafts and gardening. She is also a "Relay for Life" participant and team captain.