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huntley animal care

Your Veterinarian in Huntley, IL
Call us at (847) 515-3000

If you live in Huntley or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Dr. Susan Shipley, Dr. Kelly Phillips, and Dr. Sutter are licensed Illinois Veterinarians, treating canines & felines. Your pets’ health and well being are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Huntley Animal Care is a full service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Dr. Susan Shipley, Dr. Kelly Phillips, and Dr. Stacey Sutter all have years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Huntley veterinarian.                           
We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call (847) 515-3000 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Huntley veterinarian office is very easy to get to -- and you can find directions on our Contact Us page! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Huntley pet owners.

At Huntley Animal Care, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Huntley Animal Care | (847) 515-3000

11804 S. Route 47
Huntley, IL 60142


  • "I have had nothing but positive experiences with this place. They coordinated getting my dog from the boarding place we left him in order to give him the shots he needed to play with other dogs, had the whole thing figured out by the time we got off our plane. And they were incredibly helpful during my dog's fight with leukemia."
    Riley B.
  • "The new office is so clean and friendly. The office staff is wonderful and they clearly all love animals. I highly recommend Huntley Animal Care!"
    Karen A.
  • "The people at Huntley Animal Care not only provided Burke with the best possible care, they also allowed me to feel comfortable leaving her there. THANK YOU."
    Jack L.
  • "It's not every day that the Dr gets on the floor with your pet for a thorough exam which is what Dr did. She is very professional and generous with her knowledge and time and makes the patient feel at ease. Great staff at this facility. Thank you for your care."
    Claudia R.
  • "Great vet office with available appointments, fast thorough exams and competitive prices. All the office staff was super friendly and nice. They genuinely cared for my dog and myself and Dr. took the time to explain procedures to me. 100% happy with this vet."
    Amy C.
  • "In the past year each time I visit it’s a great experience. My cats actually feel at ease here as do I."
    Cherie R.
  • "Very happy with the care my dogs have received. They got one of my dogs in right away when we brought him in with an injury.
    Hoping they can help my cats too."
    Christina S.
  • "Our first time at Huntley Animal Care today and we loved it! Very friendly and caring staff, which helped answer all my questions as a first time pet owner. Also very affordable!"
    Lauren C.

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Featured Articles

  • Breed Specific Rescue Groups

    Many dog owners admire the unique looks and personalities of purebreds, but also worry about the fate of millions of pets euthanized each year. What many people don't realize is that there are specific breed rescue organizations for almost every breed of dog, placing dogs in need to new homes. Dogs aren't ...

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  • Feline Ear Issues

    Most cats will never have a serious problem with their hearing during their lives. However, several ear issues can affect cats. Many of these can cause discomfort or pain, but some may even lead to a partial loss of hearing or deafness. Ear issues in cats can have a variety of causes, including infections, ...

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  • Hypertension

    Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is fairly common in cats. Although it can occur on its own, it is usually a sign of other serious health problems. High blood pressure can also cause problems with other parts of the body, including the eyes, kidneys and heart. Cats are more likely to develop high ...

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  • Hyperthyroidism in Cats

    Hyperthyroidism is a condition that causes a cat’s thyroid gland to produce too much thyroid hormone. This disease most often shows up in middle-aged and older cats. The thyroid gland is located in the neck. Thyroid hormones affect most organs in the body, so hyperthyroidism can lead to other problems ...

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  • Kidney Issues

    The kidneys have two important roles in a cat’s body. First, they filter wastes and toxins from the blood, which then exit the body in the urine. The kidneys also help regulate the volume of fluids in the body and important hormones and other chemicals. Cats can develop several kinds of kidney issues, ...

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  • Liver

    The liver is a very important organ. It is involved in digestion and removing harmful toxins from the blood. Cats can develop several conditions that affect how well their liver works. Cholangiohepatitis One of the most common causes of liver disease in cats is cholangiohepatitis. In this condition, ...

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  • Nasal Problems

    Cats can suffer from several conditions of nose, sinuses and other parts of the upper respiratory tract. These include nasopharyngeal polyps—a type of non-cancerous growth—and inflammation of the membranes of the nasal passages and sinuses. Nasopharyngeal Polyps A nasopharyngeal polyp is a mass of ...

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  • Neurological Issues

    Did you know that your cat’s brain is the size of a golf ball? Despite its small size, a cat’s brain is complex and is an integral part of how a feline’s neurological system functions. If a cat has a defect or injury associated with the brain and the other organs, muscles, tissues and nerves that ...

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  • Nutrition and Weight Control

    Like humans, cats need a balanced diet and to maintain a healthy weight, for optimal physiological functioning. Feeding your cat too much can lead to obesity; feeding your cat too little can lead to malnourishment. Furthermore, a cat may have an aversion to a certain cat food or a condition causing loss ...

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  • Oral Health for Felines

    In addition to nutrition and weight management, oral care is another component that plays a part in a cat’s overall health. By lessening plaque buildup and stopping the plaque from forming dental tartar, you can prevent or control periodontal (gum) disease in your cat. Destruction of the teeth, tongue, ...

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