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!

No appointment necessary
(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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2 months ago
Help Save Pets

Stop in at our sister clinic,Oswego Animal Hospital, and meet our sweet, Jenna! Only $19 for her adoption fee! She has been in search for her forever home for a long time now!

🐶Look at sweet Jenna!

Again she’s available at Help Save Pets inside Oswego Animal Hospital!

Share share share so we can get her a home today! At 19$ for her adoption it really can’t be ... See more

2 months ago

March's Employee of the Month is Jessica K.
Jessica has been with the company since 2012 as a volunteer at Oswego Animal Hospital. She like working with animals so much, she was offered a position ... See more

2 months ago

Help Save Pets - Featured Pet: Romeo!

Romeo is a sweet as can be young male Hound mix. He was found on a farm in southern Illinois with a badly mangled front leg and even in pain with that he was ... See more

2 months ago
Animal Care Center of Plainfield

Congrats to our sister clinic in Plainfield on their big TV debut! Tune into Animal ER Live Saturday, March 30th 8-10PM! 🥰🏥🐾❣️

🚨🚨BREAKING🚨🚨 Animal Care Center of Plainfield EMERGENCY has been chosen as one of 7 hospitals across the country to be featured in Nat Geo Wild's Animal ER Live!

From the Creators of ... See more

2 months ago
Photos from Animal Care Center of Shorewood's post

This week's adoptions: Tao, Belle, Zack, and Betty Jo. Their new families are thrilled and so are we for these oh so deserving animals! Help Save Pets #adoptdontshop

2 months ago
Help Save Pets

UPDATE!! Chaz need some positive thoughts. When he can to us, the bones had broken through his skin in two places. Now he is developing an abscess in one of those wounds. Abscess means infection, ... See more

2 months ago
Mallard Point Veterinary Clinic

LOST CAT! PLEASE SHARE TO BRING THIS BABY BACK HOME!

LOST CAT! PLEASE SHARE TO BRING THIS BABY BACK HOME!

2 months ago

Our big guy, Wade, found the perfect family to adopt him today! Help Save Pets #adoptdontshop

2 months ago
Timeline Photos

Did you know, medical insurance can help you protect your pet against the unexpected illnesses and injuries? Our hospital has an exclusive Exam Day Offer for immediate coverage from Trupanion. Ask ... 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 Gename

PRACTICE MANAGER

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Shelly Michon-Hayes

ASSISTANT PRACTICE MANAGER

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Jessica Koepke

RECEPTION MANAGER

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Juliana Hartmann

KENNEL 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