Our Hospital Is Open For Entry! Masks Are Now Optional To Wear In The Building. Thank You

Starting June 22nd, our Wednesday hours will be: 8am – 12pm, 1pm – 6pm 

Call us: 708-383-3606 | Get Directions | After Hour Emergencies: 773-281-7110

Where Compassionate, Personalized Veterinary Care & Expertise Come Together

Carlson Animal Hospital is a client-centered practice that understands your cat or dog is a cherished companion. Our pledge is to provide the highest quality veterinary medicine and surgical care to our community and the surrounding western Chicago suburbs. We provide the best of a general practice—trusted, compassionate care—along with the advanced care of a specialty clinic. We routinely consult with specialists and universities around the country. If you are seeking a highly skilled, caring veterinary hospital where each patient is treated with sincere concern and respect, please call us today.

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Providing Exceptional Care for West Suburban Chicago Pets

Our goal is to provide our clients and patients with the highest quality veterinary care. Moreover, our dedicated staff treats each patient with kindness and respect in a warm, friendly atmosphere. We understand and honor the bond that exists between our clients and their pets.

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Our Doctors & Staff

Carlson Animal Hospital has five veterinarians and a 15-member staff of technicians and other support staff. Our doctors and staff have been providing exceptional veterinary care and customer service for over 40 years. We pride ourselves on excellent patient care, education, and client communication.

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Our Facility

From our humble beginnings 35 years ago in a rehabilitated 900-square-foot dry cleaners, we’ve come a long way. Our hospital today occupies 3,200 square feet and includes four exam rooms, fully equipped surgery suites, special diagnostic room, anesthesia recovery and intensive care units, and state-of-the-art digital radiography, digital ultrasound, computerized medical record system, advanced anesthesia monitoring computers, digital dental radiography, and a newly renovated kennel for boarding.

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Carlson Animal Hospital


414 Lake St. Oak Park, IL 60302

Clinic Hours

Monday-Tuesday: 8 AM-12 PM, 1-6 PM Wednesday: 8 AM-12 PM, 1 PM-6 PM Thursday-Friday: 8 AM-12 PM, 1-5 PM Saturday: 8 AM-1 PM Sunday: Closed