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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 and Dr. Kelly Phillips 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 and Dr. Kelly Phillips both 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


  • "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.

Our Locations

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