Dr. Scott Demanes
Dr.Scott Demanes was born and raised in Peoria,IL. and was a
graduate of Woodruff High School. He obtained his Doctor of
Veterinary Medicine degree many moons ago from the
University of Illinois.  Dr. D opened Demanes Animal Hospital in
1992 and has felt privileged to provide exceptional veterinary
care to his many clients.  He has opened his home to a variety
of critters including skunks, foxes, snakes, 2 sons, Labradors,
kittens, 1 daughter, puppies, birds, and an occasional raccoon.  
When given free time, Dr. D really enjoys being outdoors, bird
watching, hiking, fishing, and eating granola.
Dr. Marie Hatlelid
Dr. Marie Hatlelid  has been living in central Illinois for
over 10 years.
She completed graduate studies at Missouri State
University and
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at the University of
Illinois. Dr. Hatlelid joined the team at Demanes Animal
Hospital in 2013.  She shares her home with her husband,
Seth, Shiitake Woofda the Great shih tzu,Frisket the
terrier mix and finches. Her spare time is mostly spent
trail riding with her Arabian horses, Bashir and Flash.
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Laurie Frank – Office Manager
Laurie started with Dr. Demanes when our doors first opened, April 1st, 1992 and is
very proud of the team we have become today. Laurie loves her job, co-workers,
and clients. She has four handsome sons and six grandchildren. Laurie and her
husband, Doug, love to spend their time outside camping and fishing with their
family and two dogs, Remi  and Mabel.
Dr. Addison Demanes

Dr. Addison is the son of Dr.Scott Demanes who was born while his father
was finishing veterinary school. He spent his younger days in Peoria playing
sports and collecting a variety of critters. He is a graduate of Peoria Notre
Dame,University of Illinois, St Matthews University, and University of Geogia
and obtained his DVM in 2015. He enjoys many outdoor activities including
scuba diving,fishing,gardening and rooting for his favorite sports teams.
Dr Drake Martin
Dr Martin joined our practice from the lovely
state of Arkansas(hence the endearing accent). A
graduate of Arkansas State University,St Georges
University and Oklahoma State, Dr Martin was
born and raised on a family farm surrounded by
cattle and horses. For kicks, Dr Martin enjoys fly
fishing,being outdoors and spending time at the