Terry Animal Hospital

HIGH QUALITY VETERINARY HEALTH CARE SINCE 1959

Family Owned & Operated

Are You a New or Existing Patient? New Patients please visit our New Patients page.

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ADDRESS

1419 Lake Ave
Wilmette, IL 60091

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Accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association

Driven By Quality, Core Values and Love

Terry Animal Hospital Mission Statement:

To provide the highest quality comprehensive veterinary care utilizing the latest technology and equipment available. To treat patients in a friendly, compassionate environment while keeping owners well informed by regular and courteous communication. To emphasize preventative medicine to ensure a long, healthy life for your pets.

Love & Relationships Are Key:

At Terry Animal Hospital our team places the utmost value on the relationships we build with you, your pet and your family.

We are honored and humbled to be trusted to share in your pet’s health and happiness.

We look forward to forging a long-lasting relationship with you.

Core Values

  • In offering the highest quality of care, we remember the special privilege our patients give us. 

  • We will trust each other and be truthful and honest in all we do.
  • We will value our client’s bond with their pets and do everything we can to honor this.

Years Established

Services Available

As a full-service AAHA-accredited animal hospital, we offer the following:

Wellness Care

Wellness Exams and Preventative Care are the cornerstones of any animal’s good health. Wellness visits include a complete physical exam, parasite screening, appropriate vaccines, blood tests, urine analysis, and screening x-rays when indicated. This is also when we establish a baseline for your pet’s health and make plans for care going forward.

Dental Care

Terry Animal Hospital stresses the importance of dental care for any animal! Our complete oral assessment and treatment (C.O.H.A.T.) focuses on identifying and   preventing  periodontal disease, as well as, gingivitis.  Once evaluated, we recommend dental prophylaxis when appropriate.

Diagnostic Laboratory

Terry Animal Hospital knows waiting for test results can be stressful.Terry Animal Hospital offers in-house laboratory testing with immediate results.  In addition, we provide complete diagnostic capabilities through our full service national reference laboratory. 

Acupuncture

Pet acupuncture has been shown to help with stimulating your pet’s immune system, increasing relaxation of their muscles to prevent joint problems, and promoting healthy blood flow. Call us now to learn more about how pet acupuncture services can help your pet. 

Internal Medicine

Like people, pets are susceptible to serious medical conditions which may require in-depth medical intervention. Our veterinarians are able to diagnose and treat complex disorders, injury and disease. Our team is trained in advanced medical procedures and can treat complicated medical conditions.

Treatment of Sick & Injured Animals

Even under the best of care, some pets will experience illnesses or injuries that require immediate attention and care. Although we primarily treat patients on an out-patient basis, we do provide all aspects of intensive and critical care management. If your pet is experiencing illness or injury, call us immediately for prompt attention 847-256-1131.

Ultrasound & X-Ray Service

Terry Animal Hospital provides in-house  ultrasound and digital x-rays for immediate interpretation by our doctors. This will help you and our team to make the best decisions for your pet’s healthcare needs.  The use of these diagnostic tools provides immediate care.

Veterinary Surgery

Terry Animal Hospital understands the emotional upheaval that occurs knowing that your pet needs surgery or a major medical procedure. That is why our surgical team is one of the most trusted in the area! We are proud that our surgeons have over sixty years of combined experience utlilizing the latest technology.

Frequently Asked Questions

Whether you are new client or a long standing client, feel free to reach out to us with your pet related questions.  During your visits with our veterinary staff, we strive to always keep pet owners well informed. What every interaction has is clear and effective communication.  Here are some of the most frequently asked questions we receive.

What Are Your Hours?

Monday 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Saturday 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
​Sunday Closed​

How Many Doctors Do You Have?

There are currently 5 doctors at Terry Animal Hospital: Dr. Richard Mattson, Dr. Julie Mattson, Dr. Sarah Blose, Dr. Caryl Buonopane, and Dr. Alison Fink. 

When Do I Need to Bring My New Pet In?

It is best to bring your new pet in within a day or two of getting them to make sure your new family member is healthy. 

Are You Currently Accepting New Patients

We are actively accepting new patients in the form of felines, canines, and exotics. Our Animal Hospital serves animals from Wilmette, Evanston, Northfield, Glenview, Northbrook, Highland Park, Rogers Park, and all of surrounding Chicagoland.

Do You See Exotic Pets?

Our Veterinarians are available to treat most companion animals, including: dogs, cats, small mammals, small reptiles and birds.

We commonly treat: Gerbils, Guinea Pigs, Ferrrets, Snakes, Lizards, Parrots and more.

What Types of Payment Do You Accept?

We accept cash, check, visa, mastercard, discover, amex, and care credit.

Client Testimonials

Front desk staff is very friendly and professional. Elizabeth is wonderful. She and Dr. Blose are the two reasons we keep coming back!! Have recommended TAH to many people

Chuck & Kim

“ I always feel that everyone at Terry, from the front desk to the techs and the doctors always have my pet’s best interest in mind! All are very caring!”

SuzAnne

I never worry about bring Carmella to Terry Animal Hospital. There is a feeling of great relief that going to the vet is no longer an issue since changing to Terry Animal Hospital.

Rick

Dr. Richard Mattson

Dr. Richard Mattson

Dr. Richard Mattson graduated Iowa State College of Veterinary Medicine in 1987 and joined Terry Animal Hospital in 1989. His emphasis is on surgery, dental procedures and ultrasound. 

Dr. Julie Mattson

Dr. Julie Mattson

Dr. Julie Mattson graduated from Iowa State College of Veterinary Medicine in 1987. Her special interest is internal medicine and all aspects of patient care. She enjoys the long term connections she has with people and their pets. 

Dr. Sarah Blose

Dr. Sarah Blose

Sarah Blose DVM, graduated from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1987.  She has been practicing at Terry Animal Hospital since 2009. In 2002, Dr. Blose received IVAS certification in Veterinary Acupuncture and is passionate about this integrative treatment.  Her other professional interests include surgery, internal medicine, connecting with clients and their families through community education and events. 

Dr. Caryl Buonopane

Dr. Caryl Buonopane

Dr. Caryl Buonopane graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine after completing her clinical year at Iowa State College of Veterinary Medicine in 2009. She joined Terry Animal Hospital in May of 2016 with a passion for small animal medicine. Her priority is to provide high quality care to keep her patients healthy and happy. She currently splits her weeks working part-time at Terry Animal Hospital and caring for her 3 dogs, cat, and horse.  

Dr. Alison Fink

Dr. Alison Fink

Alison Fink DVM, graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2014.  As a native to Evanston, Dr. Fink has been bringing her pets to Terry Animal Hospital since she was young.  She was therefore, thrilled to join the practice as an associate veterinarian in 2017.   Prior to vet school, Dr. Fink worked as a veterinary technician at a Chicagoland veterinary specialty hospital.  It was here, she gained perspective for the quality of medicine that she continues to practice today.   Her professional interests include internal medicine, cardiology, nutrition and dermatology.

Treating you and your pets like family

At Terry Animal Hospital, our highest priority is the health and well-being of your pet. We emphasize the importance of preventative care and client education, while working closely with you to satisfy the needs of your pet. We aim to provide not only the most highly trained veterinarians, but also a warm and comfortable environment for you and your beloved animal.

Located in Wilmette Illinois, our facility serves the animals from Wilmette, Evanston, Chicago, and Northfield, Glencoe, Glenview, Northbrook, Highland Park, and surrounding areas. 

Call Now 8472561131