I would like to thank the Golf-Rose Animal Hospital in Schaumburg and in particular, Dr. Mark Kraklio, for being a standout in the veterinarian profession.
The Daily Herald ran a front-page story on Feb. 18 regarding Maj. Gina Stramaglio, U.S. Air Force, of Elk Grove Village. Maj. Stramaglio was the first pilot to refuel the French fighters in Mali.
While in Mali, she recruited other airmen to help the local people set up a shelter for 90 homeless dogs in an abandoned schoolhouse. When she requested help, Dr. Kraklio generously donated several thousand dollars in medical supplies. In addition, he and his staff coordinated an additional donation pool in excess of $4,000.
GolfRose has a history of goodwill. A local rescue brought dozens of dogs from Hurricane Katrina. As they came off the truck, Dr. Kralio provided medical care and vaccinations, saving the lives of many. Most recently our family dog, Thor, a beautiful 9-year-old Doberman pinscher, died. On March 14 he had a stroke during the night. I called Golf-Rose and stated that our sweet, gentle dog was very ill. As I was approaching the hospital on Roselle Road I could see three technicians standing at the curb with a gurney to rush Thor inside. Thor did not survive. I miss him terribly, but I have peace in knowing that there are incredible human beings that love our animals beyond words. Thank you, Dr. Kraklio and staff, for your extraordinary compassionate heart. You are one in a million.
Elk Grove Village
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