• Medical & Preventative Health

    Our preventative medicine approach is as unique as your pet.


    Mainstream treatments combined with therapeutic disciplines, like laser therapy.


    We offer a full range of soft tissue surgeries from routine spays and neuters to more advanced procedures.


    We offer medical services in your home including in-home euthanasia.

Dr Crittenden South Town Animal Hospital

Dr. Denise Crittenden

Dr. Crittenden earned her doctorate at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and has been a practicing veterinarian since 1986.

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Dr. Sheri Cody

Dr. Sheri Cody graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in May of 2000. She has been practicing small animal medicine in the western suburbs of Chicago for the past 18 years.

Dr Groth South Town Animal Hospital

Dr. Groth

Dr. Deborah Groth graduated from the University of Illinois in 1999 with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. She has been practicing veterinary medicine in the area for 18 years.

Latest News

4 September, 2019

Debunking the Myths of the Feline Diet

Cats come to visit us for various reasons.  Illinesses, injuries, and new kitten visits are…

13 August, 2019

Getting to the core of “non-core” vaccines

Getting to the core of “non-core” vaccines What to consider when you are vaccinating your…

2 July, 2019

Tick Talks

Tick Talks: Who is really at risk ? Ticks are no longer a bug of …

9 June, 2019

Considering Visiting a Dog Park?

Pet socialization is vital to the overall health of you pup!  They are after all…

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9 May, 2019

Complement Your Pets Health with Standard Process

Nothing Standard About Complementary Medicine for Your Pet Health and wellness is no longer just…

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15 April, 2019


Heartworm disease is something that many pet owners have heard about but not something we…

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20 March, 2019

Adventures in Veterinary Pharmacies

  Adventures in Veterinary Pharmacies at South Town Animal Hospital The Difference Between Online &…

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1 February, 2019

The Story of Bad Breath….. When my eldest son was very little we read every…

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9 January, 2019

Year Round Heartworm Prevention is the Best Medicine!

Year Round Heartworm Prevention is the Best Medicine! We know that you want what’s best…

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13 December, 2018

Happy Holidays!

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Our Clients Say

All of our animals, are well cared for and appreciated from the moment we walk in to when we head home, each and every visit. Thank you!

Brian Lane, Parent South Town Animal Hospital Patient

Care, concern and consideration are at the core of all its staff members.

Lois Hince, Parent South Town Animal Hospital Patient

Great vets and staff.

Irene Warsaw, Parent South Town Animal Hospital Patient