14411 S. Rt. 59
Plainfield, IL 60544

OPEN 24/7


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(815) 436-8387

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 About the Hospital:

Animal Care Center of Plainfield provides comprehensive animal care services to pets in Plainfield, Joliet, Bolingbrook, Naperville, Romeoville and the surrounding communities.

The veterinarians at Animal Care Center of Plainfield clinics specialize in compassionate, progressive small animal veterinary medicine. In addition to comprehensive wellness care, we provide specialized care in orthopedics and laser therapy.

Although the medical and surgical care health care of your pet is our first priority, our hospital is a true one stop shop for all your pets needs! We provide Grooming, Boarding, Doggie Day Care, Pet Adoption, Wellness Plans, Obedience Training and Nutrition Counseling. Our state-of-the art facility has everything you will need for your furry family member.

Give us a call to learn about our brand new Wellness Plans! The easiest solution to get all your annual wellness care that you will need for your pet 365 days a year broken down into 12 affordable monthly payments. We look forward to meeting your pet!

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2 months ago

Congratulations to our official Pet Halloween Costume Contest winner... SASHA & STELLA!

They received a grand total of 264 LIKES on their photo below. Congratulations again Sasha & Stella!

2 months ago
Timeline Photos

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! When celebrating don't forget these 5 important tips!

1) Lock candy safely away.
2) Don't leave glow sticks lying around.
3) Keep your pet identified and visible.
4) Calm your ... See more

3 months ago
Dog Flu

Check out our founder Dr. Tony Kremer speaking with FOX News about the importance of the Canine Influenza vaccine & the seriousness of the dog flu!

For more information, please give us a call today!

3 months ago
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PET HALLOWEEN COSTUME CONTEST NOW OPEN! Start by liking our page and sending pictures of your pet to our FB messenger inbox! Winner will receive a $100 Gift Certificate to our hospital.

Once sent, ... See more

3 months ago
Pet Halloween Costume Contest

CONTEST IS NOW OPEN! Begin voting & sharing! 1 LIKE = 1 VOTE!

It is not too late to enter! Please see our event for entry details! Please allow 48 hours for us to upload your photo entry to our ... See more

3 months ago
BuzzFeed Animals

Some great costume ideas for our Pet Halloween Costume Contest! Send us your pictures via FB Messenger! Voting begins October 16th!

It's their time to shine!!!

3 months ago
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Feel free to send us your pictures early & we will post them on October 16th once the contest begins! We are already loving the photos that have been sent in already - keep them coming!

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3 months ago

October Employee of the Month: Tracy Zuniga!

Tracy has been grooming professionally since 2003 & started at our hospital exactly 4 years ago! We could not be more thrilled to have her on our team! ... See more

3 months ago
Wags 2 Wishes Animal Rescue


Location: Plainfield, IL
Breed: American Bulldog
Size: 100 lbs
Age: 6 years

Junior was once someones loving pet
He was once hopeful that we could find him a home again..
He is starting to loose ... See more

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Services Available:

Emergency Care

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Preventive Care

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Nutrition Counseling

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End-of-Life Care

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Help Save Pets was originally founded as the Humane Society of Plainfield in 2000. Since then, we have placed over 15,000 animals into loving homes. Each one of these animals was given shelter, food, medical aid and vaccinations, and time to find the right home. Our doctors care for the medical and surgical needs of our homeless pets, and our Kremer Veterinary Services hospitals donate cage space, to give these precious pets a second chance at a fur-ever home. Help Save Pets is a registered as a 501c non-for profit. Please consider clicking here to make a tax deductible donation.


Our Doctors:

Dr. Michael Buedel

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Dr. John Michael

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Dr. Nicolas Spodak

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Dr. Daniel Erjavec

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Dr. Josie Arkush

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Dr. Kathleen Tracy

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Dr. Lauren Spinelli

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Dr. Ashlyn Kuklock

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Dr. Sara Goldschmidt

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Dr. Ashley Suwanski

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Dr. Julia Shorter

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Dr. Kelley Kanak

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Our Management Team:

Vicki Grandys


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Beth Weimer


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Megan Pedersen


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Julie Lowenstrom


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Lauren Blakenship


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Our Amazing Testimonials:

This is a great place to take your pet. The prices are very, very reasonable. I will recommend this vet to everyone I know! Dr. Tracey took care of my dog, Angel. She was great! I can’t say enough good things about this doctor.GREAT place, GREAT vet, GREAT staff, GREAT prices!

Laura Bski / Google

I had such a great experience here!! Been to many vets in the past who I did not feel comfortable with, but here everyone was friendly and really cared about my cat! Definitely will be recommending to all my friends & going to take my dogs here too in the future!

Kimberly Ezzo / Google

I can not say enough good things about the Animal Care Center Of Plainfield. To any family and friends that are looking for a great veterinarian group, these fine folks will always be at the top of my list. Thank you so much for taking such good care of Geneva.

Tony Krizek / Google

This is great place for animal Care. We’ve taken our pets here for about ten years and it’s like we’re family.

CJ Ruddy / Google

We love this place and have trusted them to care for our dogs for close to twenty years

John Lazarz / Google

We’ve been coming here for 14 years for all of our pets. Great staff, great care!

Victoria Rank / Google

I love that they are open 24/7. Also my good friend who works in rescue takes her dogs here and she loves it, she recommended this hospital to me.

Mother of Chihuahuas / Google

We’ve been customers of the Animal Care Center of Plainfield for five years now, and they have provided the highest level of care for our dogs for all that time. The office is clean and well organized, and staffed by wonderful doctors and support staff. Wouldn’t trust anyone else!!

Stephanie Goode / Google

They really care about your pets and take all the time you need to understand what’s going on with them. You can even talk to the Dr on the phone if you have questions. Great crew they have there.

Marilyn Miller / Google

Will never take my cats or dog to any other place. Always get the best service from the front desk all the way up to the vet visits & grooming. Thank you Animal Care Center for treating My furbabies with the best care!!!

Donna Urbauer / Facebook

Love the people at Animal Care! We got our Duke from HSP and continued to bring him to Animal Care his entire life. He would get so excited when we would tell him he was going to see “his girls”! We could have taken Duke to many vets that were closer to our home, but it was always worth the extra drive for us to take him to Animal Care. The people there cared for Duke as if he were their own!

Duke Glasgow / Facebook

Great place! The staff is prompt, understanding, and has taken excellent care of my pets for over 15 years. With a busy schedule, I love the ability to go without an appointment, too!

Jennifer Larson / Facebook

The staff and the vet were incrbilbe. We had been to 2 other clinics that day trying to get our dog in. They were able to take us right away. We were very satisfied with the care our dog got.

Mark J McNally / Facebook

The care and attention given to my dog was above any reproach. The staff and doctors seem to have honest and sincere love and compassion for the animals in their care.

Daniel Lawson / Facebook

The doctors, emergency staff, staff all gave compassionate and professional care to my dear Peanut. They cared for her in life, and helped me give her a gentle, loving passing. I am forever grateful.

Cynthia Poulsen / Facebook

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