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Best Veterinarians
in Chicago
2019

Why These Veterinarians?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored veterinarians on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best veterinarians in Chicago, IL.

Reviewed Curated Top Picks 719 439 19

Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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Animal Ark

Animal Ark cares for popular pets as well as birds, ferrets, and other exotic pets. The Chicago pet clinic is open on evenings and weekends for busy customers and provides emergency services after-hours. The practice has a comprehensive surgical facility and on-site diagnostic equipment including ultrasounds and radiology. The clinic is a member of the American Animal Hospital Association and is a partner of Heal Veterinary Clinic.

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Animal Care Center of Chicago

Animal Care Center of Chicago is a full-service veterinary clinic. The Chicago practice grooms pets, tests for allergies, vaccinates pets, controls for ticks and fleas, provides preventative care, and offers dental services. Former clients have left positive feedback for Animal Care Center of Chicago's clean facility and positive, caring staff.

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Animal House of Chicago

Since 2003, Animal House of Chicago has cared for dogs, cats, birds, small mammals, reptiles, and exotic pets. The veterinary clinic provides puppy and kitten care, preventative care for dogs and cats, spaying and neutering, and laser therapy. The practice also has overnight boarding available for cats, birds, and exotic pets. Animal House of Chicago is a member of the American Association of Feline Practitioners.

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Animal Medical Center of Chicago

Animal Medical Center of Chicago has served the area for more than 25 years. The clinic's veterinarians have more than 85 years of collective experience. The practice provides allergy care, behavioral training, dentistry care, euthanasia, and senior pet care. The Animal Medical Center of Chicago aims to reduce its environmental impact by following eco-friendly practices in its office. The vet clinic donates free surgeries every year for the annual Have-A-Heart project, a program that helps animals in shelters get the care they need.

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BLUM Animal Hospital

BLUM Animal Hospital has served the Chicago area for more than 60 years. The veterinary clinic provides pet wellness exams, diagnostics, internal medicine care, surgery, and dentistry. The practice offers specialty care for kittens, puppies, and senior pets. The veterinarians are members of the American Veterinary Association, the Illinois State Veterinary Association, the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Animal Hospital Association.

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Burnham Park Animal Hospital

Burnham Park Animal Hospital is a full-service veterinary clinic that has served the Chicago area since 1994. The clinic provides diagnostic and therapeutic services, surgical services, anaesthesia, dentistry, microchipping, dietary counseling, and behavioral counseling. The practice is accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association. Burnham Park Animal Hospital can be reached after-hours for emergency care.

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Chicago Veterinary Specialty Group

Chicago Veterinary Specialty Group provides specialty care for pets, including cardiology, dentistry, dermatology, internal medicine, neural surgery, oncology, ophthalmology, surgery, and rehabilitation. The Chicago vet clinic is open 24 hours a day for emergency care. The practice is a member of the American College of Veterinary Radiology, the American College of Veterinary Surgeons, and the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.

Chicago, IL 60618

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Marquette Animal Hospital

Marquette Animal Hospital serves Southwest Chicago with vet services and medical treatments, including vaccinations, general checkups, surgeries, heartworm tests, ID chips, and prescription pet food. The practice also has overnight boarding options with separate rooms for dogs and cats and an enclosed outdoor space.

Chicago, IL 60629

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Mayfair Animal Clinic

Mayfair Animal Clinic is a family-owned and operated veterinary clinic founded in 1957. The clinic provides diagnostic and therapeutic services, anesthesia, imaging services, cardiology, dentistry, and individualized flea, mosquito, and tick control. Mayfair Animal Clinic also gives dietary and behavioral counseling, and has a variety of pharmaceutical products such as prescription diets and vitamins. The company is accredited by the Better Business Bureau with an A+ rating.

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Medical District Veterinary Clinic at Illinois

Medical District Veterinary Clinic at Illinois is a full-service animal care clinic. The Chicago veterinary practice diagnoses and treats animals, provides dental care, performs surgery, and consults pet owners on behavior modification options. The clinic partners with the trainer of Animal Behavior Training Concepts to give animal owners custom training programs. Pet owners have praised the clinic for its competent and friendly staff who communicate well.

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Metropolitan Veterinary Center

Metropolitan Veterinary Center has long open hours seven days a week to accommodate its busy clients. The Chicago veterinarians provide preventative care, surgery, diagnostic services, arthritis and pain treatment, and senior pet care. Chicago Reader voted the Metropolitan Veterinary Center among the Best of Chicago, and the practice is accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association.

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Naperville Animal Hospital

Since 1989, Naperville Animal Hospital has cared for pets in the Chicago area. The veterinarians have experience treating dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, and pocket pets. The clinic's services include senior pet care, preventative care, dental care, vaccinations, grooming, and overnight observation. The business also provides special care for puppies and kittens and offers training programs. Naperville Animal Hospital has a veterinarian on call for emergency situations.

Naperville, IL 60563

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North Avenue Animal Hospital

North Avenue Animal Hospital has served the Chicago area since 1957. The veterinary clinic provides pet wellness exams, kitten and puppy care, urgent care, and surgeries such as oral surgery, tumor removal, and spaying and neutering. Pet owners have praised the practice for its friendly, attentive, and caring staff.

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North Shore Family Pet Hospital

North Shore Family Pet Hospital provides wellness exams, immunizations, hospitalization, general surgery, dental care, nutritional counseling, on-site digital radiology. The Chicago veterinary clinic is accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association and is a Cat Friendly Practice as recognized by the American Association of Feline Practitioners. The vets have more than 45 combined years of veterinary experience.

Northbrook, IL 60062

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Pulaski Animal Hospital

Founded in 1955, Pulaski Animal Hospital provides a variety of pet care services, including senior pet care, dental care, dietary planning, preventative examinations, radiology, and ultrasounds. The Chicago practice also provides emergency care. The clinic is a member of the American Animal Hospital Association. Pulaski Animal Hospital has received praise for its friendly, knowledgeable staff and clean offices.

Chicago, IL 60632

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Roscoe Village Animal Hospital

Roscoe Village Animal Hospital has served the Chicago area for more than 25 years. The pet clinic is accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association and is accredited by the American Association of Feline Practitioners as a Cat Friendly Practice. Roscoe Village Animal Hospital has a full range of veterinary services, including herbal medicine treatments, chemotherapy, chiropractic adjustments, orthopedic surgeries, and emergency medicine.

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The Welcome Waggin' Mobile Veterinary Service, P.C.

The Welcome Waggin' Mobile Veterinary Service, P.C. minimizes pets' stress by providing in-home vet services. The practice, based in Naperville, provides preventative medicine, senior pet care, wound care, laboratory testing, nutritional and behavioral counseling, and senior pet care.

Naperville, IL 60564

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Village West Veterinary

Village West Veterinary is a Chicago veterinary clinic that provides microchip scanning and implantation, screening x-rays, routine vaccinations, routine heartworm and tick bite exposure testing, and general preventative health exams.The practice also provides on-site sick pet visits and euthanasia, and is available for emergency situations. The founding veterinarian is the founder of The Critical Animal Relief Foundation, a nonprofit that saves the lives of at-risk dogs and cats in the Chicago area.

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West Loop Veterinary Care

West Loop Veterinary Care is a Chicago pet clinic that offers house calls and prescription home delivery. The veterinary clinic provides preventative and well-being care such as vaccination, flea, tick, and heartworm prevention, dentistry, spaying and neutering, and microchipping. The clinic also manages illnesses and disease such as arthritis, cancer, heart disease, kidney disease, and digestive disorders. West Loop Veterinary Care has a separate waiting area for shy or nervous pets.

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