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Experienced, Compassionate Vet Care in McHenry and Bull Valley

In human medicine, we often hear the term “bedside manner” used to describe doctors and nurses who have a particular way with people. What about our animal companions? Don’t they deserve that same level of personal attention and compassionate care? After all, they are a part of the family.

At Animal Hospital of McHenry, we believe that every animal is special and deserves to be treated as such. In fact, we’ve built a reputation in the McHenry and Bull Valley area for the individualized care we provide. When you choose us as your Bull Valley / McHenry area vet, you’ll get much more than just a doctor for your pet. You’ll get a partnership and a support system. You’ll get a trusted resource to whom you can turn with all of your animal health care needs.

Our clients appreciate the warmhearted way with which we deliver our services. It’s the little touches – like cozy towels, tasty treats and the gentle, reassuring nature of our staff members – that make all the difference. It’s high-quality medicine meets old-fashioned service and it’s something that makes us truly unique.

If you’re searching for a vet that offers exceptional “petside manner,” you’ve come to the right place! Call your McHenry and Bull Valley veterinarian any time!

  • They Like Our Service

    What our clients have to say...

    • Melissa CholewinskiMelissa Cholewinski

      My pup and I love it here! Always a happy greeting, appointments are easy to get in, the staff are the best and so is Dr Schmitt!

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    • Sarah Matheny-CarnieSarah Matheny-Carnie

      We love the mchenry animal hospital!! Everyone is friend and helpful!! Our poor old man (shiba inu) was suffering from ear infections and our old vet kept saying it was just ear mites and to keep cleaning them!! After a month I had enough went here and bam ear infection!! After some antibiotics and a deep cleaning all is well!! Thank you so much for listening to my concerns and addressing them! Never going anywhere else!!

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    • Megan P.Megan P.

      This place has been great for our little guy and we are looking forward to taking our other pup there for his next check up. The staff is kind and thorough... Read More

    • Kelsey StangebyeKelsey Stangebye

      My dog, Feist, and I are thrilled to have access to such compassionate and professional veterinary services that are provided by Dr. Schmitt. Thanks to Dr. Schmitt, Karen, and Stacy for always treating our visits with great attention. I highly recommend this clinic.

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    • Mary T. DurosMary T. Duros

      This is one of the nicest animal hospitals I've been to. Large, homey, exam rooms with cushioned seats perfect for comforting and snuggling your furkid. Great staff! And Dr Tammy Schmitt. The BEST veterinarian in the greater Chicago area! And not a bad drive from Chicago at all. I highly recommend it.

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    • Michael CostiganMichael Costigan

      Very compassionate, innovative, and thorough. They really care about the animals that they help.

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    • Courtney HillCourtney Hill

      My super senior (14 yo) Weimaraner was seen by Dr. Schmitt as a second opinion for neck and face swelling that was not resolving. The original vet we had seen said there was not much to do for her and that she was at her end. Dr. Schmitt took time to check her and explained the options. My Weimaraner continued to get worse and Dr. Schmitt did not give up. Finally, by working together, we got the swelling down. Thank you to the caring staff and Dr. Schmitt for giving me more time with my sweet girl.

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