189 Brook Forest Avenue
Shorewood, IL 60404

Hospital Hours:

Mon-Fri:             7:00a-8:00p
Sat:                    7:00a-3:00p
Sun:                   9:00a-1:00p

Doctors Hours:

Mon-Fri:             8:00a-8:00p
Sat:                    8:00a-3:00p
Sun:                  10:00a-1:00p

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK!

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(815) 744-1500

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About the Hospital:

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

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

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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3 months ago

Help Save Pets - Featured Pet: Kali!

Kali is a sweet female Boxer mix who made a long trip from a kill shelter in Tennessee in the hopes of finding a forever home. She is about 3 years old and has ... See more

3 months ago
Animal Care Center of Shorewood

PLEASE CONTINUE TO SHARE & KEEP AN EYE OUT!

Barrington has been spotted several times in the last few days in the Shorewood, IL area. Let's bring this baby back home!

LOST DOG! PLEASE SHARE!!!

Last night Barrington, one of our Help Save Pets alumni slipped out of his leash & is now missing! Last seen on Birch Dr in Shorewood! Please share & let us know if you ... See more

3 months ago

Meet Jack! He is one of our regular clients. Jack got groomed today & we just wanted to show you how handsome he is with his tie & clean fur!

If your interested in getting your pup groomed, give us ... See more

4 months ago
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Just a reminder, we are CLOSED on Monday for Labor Day!

Our sister clinic Animal Care Center of Plainfield will remain open 24/7 for any pet emergencies! Please give them a call at (815) 436-8387!

4 months ago
Help Save Pets

Join us for our FREE vendor fair, on Saturday September 8th at the Eaton Preserve in Plainfield, Illinois before our Walk for Wags. If you're not registered, you can register the day of the event and ... See more

4 months ago

Help Save Pets - Featured Pet: Cole!

Cole is a cute, playful Tabby Domestic Shorthair. He was born 06/12/18 and has a short silky gray tabby and white coat. Come in and play with him today
You can ... See more

6 months ago
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Don't forget! Animal Care Center of Plainfield is open 24/7 for any pet emergencies! Wishing you all a Happy 4th of July!

6 months ago
SILEO - How to Give Your Dog a Dose

When to give your dog SILEO - the safe & effective medication to help calm your dog when frightened by loud noises??

- Approximately 30-60 mins before the noise event
- As soon as your dogs shows ... See more

Learn the simple steps to give your dog a dose of SILEO® (dexmedetomidine oromucosal gel), the only FDA-approved treatment for noise aversion.

6 months ago
Bravecto

Take action against fleas and ticks for your active pet. Ask us about Bravecto!

6 months ago
Timeline Photos

Just a reminder, we are CLOSED on Wednesday for the 4th of July.

Our sister clinic Animal Care Center of Plainfield will remain open 24/7 for any pet emergencies! Please give them a call at (815) ... See more

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Services Available:

Emergency Care

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Wellness Plans

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Medical Services

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Preventive Care

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Doggie Daycare

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Nutrition Counseling

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Obedience Training

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End-of-Life Care

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15,000 ADOPTIONS & COUNTING!

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.

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Our Doctors:

Dr. Robert B. Buchanan

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Dr. Maxine Koyanagi

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Our Management Team:

Becky Goss

PRACTICE MANAGER

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Shelly Michon-Hayes

ASSISTANT PRACTICE MANAGER

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Dr. Robert B. Buchanan

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Dr. Maxine Koyanagi

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Our Management Team:

Becky Goss

PRACTICE MANAGER

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Shelly Michon-Hayes

ASSISTANT PRACTICE MANAGER

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Our Amazing Testimonials:

Had my first appointment with Animal Care Center of Shorewood earlier this week and could not be happier that I made the switch over to them. The front desk staff was very friendly both to me and my dog Annie. The facility is so fresh and kept so clean which I really appreciated. We met with Dr K and she was fantastic. She took the time to get to know Annie and learn about her health history. Provided a complete checkup and recommendations that I felt very pleased me. My only regret is that I did not switch over to them sooner!

Rich Green / Google

My husband and I are extremely happy with the care our new pup is receiving from Animal Care Center of Shorewood. The staff is friendly, knowledgeable, and always willing to help whether it’s a question we have over the phone or when our pup comes in for her shots. Very happy with the quality of care we are receiving and the facility is clean and extremely well kept.

Kim Greenback / Google

This is a fantastic facility. Very clean with a great staff. The doctors are wonderful and take the time to talk with you and get to know you and your pets. Even when you have to make the tough end of life decisions everyone there is extremely caring and shows great compassion. They even do some special things to help you remember your fur babies. I love taking my animals to them. I also love that they offer adoptions too. They offer different plans to help pay for services and have a multiple pet discount which is great!

Anne C / Google