Terry Animal Hospital

Proudly serving Northbrook Illinois patients. 



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1419 Lake Ave
Wilmette, IL 60091


Accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association

Veterinary Care 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. We welcome you to follow us on social media to keep up to date with the latest news and care tips. 

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

Pet Care Services Available To Patients From Northbrook Illinois

We provide quality care to pet cats, dogs, birds, small reptiles, and more exotic pets. As a full-service AAHA-accredited animal hospital, we offer the following:

Pet 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. 

Veterinary 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.

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!”


Terry Animal is the best!! Dr. Blose is so warm and sincere. The front desk staff & vet techs are great. 10/10


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. 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.

Dr. Katie Baldwin

Dr. Katie Baldwin

Dr. Baldwin is originally from Chicago. She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore in 1994 and her DVM in 1998 from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. She then completed an internship at a private specialty practice in Rochester, New York.  Since then, Dr. Baldwin has worked in private practice both in Chicago and in London, where she worked for a few years doing relief work. Dr Baldwin has a strong interest in preventative care and Fear-Free Visits, which is a program designed to make visits to the vet less scary.

Dr. Baldwin and her husband Warren (imported from England) and 3-year-old daughter Poppy live with their cats Logan and Wolfie in Roger’s Park. In her free time, Dr. Baldwin likes to read, travel and enjoy the outdoors.

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 provides relief services at Terry Animal Hospital and caring for her 3 dogs, cat, and horse.  

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, Deerfield, Chicago, and Northfield, Glencoe, Glenview, Northbrook, Highland Park, Kenilworth, Morton Grove, Golf, Rogers Park, Skokie, and surrounding areas. 

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