Helpful Links and Resources for Clients
The amount of information you receive during your pet’s appointment can seem overwhelming. We just want to make sure we’re helping you out to the best of our ability! Fortunately, there are plenty of reputable sources out there that can answer some of your questions when we’re not immediately available. Use the helpful links provided below for important pet health and safety information. You never know when you might need it!
Toxic foods, substances, and plants are all around you. How do you know what’s safe and what isn’t? In addition to their hotline that operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, the APCC also offers a guide of poisonous plants, toxic foods, dangerous household products and much more. You can also see the latest news about pet safety.
The American Animal Hospital Association's (AAHA) website dedicated to pet owners. Access dental care guidelines, general information about common pet behaviors, and a whole lot more.
A major resource the covers various topics relating to cat and dog health, diseases that may be endemic to your area, general facts, and blog posts.
Offers tips regarding your pet's basic needs, how to address problematic behaviors, training methods and ways you can enrich your pet's environment. Be the best caregiver you can be for your four-legged family member.
This internet-based tool can help you identify the registries or manufacturer of a microchip. The application searches through various company databases, identifying which registries you should contact after a lost pet's chip has been scanned.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) offers guidelines for preparing your pet for travel both inside and outside of the country. This includes information about health certificates, proper traveling and transport practices, and any additional steps you need to take to ensure a safe trip for yourself and your pet.
Trupanion is our preferred pet medical insurance provider. At your next wellness appointment, we are happy to offer you a Trupanion certificate, offering you 30 days of coverage at no cost to you. (There is a $250 deductible for each eligible condition that occurs during the 30 day certificate period.) This gives you an opportunity to be covered if something should happen, while also doing your own research to ensure what is right for you. We encourage you to do your research on what medical insurance would be the best fit for your pet and lifestyle. To learn more about Trupanion and the details of their coverage, visit Trupanion.com.
CareCredit knows pets are family too. That's why they offer veterinary and pet financing to help keep your most cherished family members in top shape. From routine appointments to emergency situations or surgeries, the CareCredit card gives pet owners the peace of mind needed to care for pets big and small. The CareCredit credit card gives you the flexibility to use your card again and again for your pet's procedures. Applying is easy! Click here for more information about CareCredit.
Resources for Area County Residents
Every county is different! Consult with your local animal control to make sure you're complying with local laws and ordinances.
Cook County - Pets and Animals
Lake County Animal Care & Control
Dr. Kersting is an excellent, well educated Veterinarian and person, very nice bed side manner. My husband and I highly recommend this Vet/hospital open 24/7. Never turn away anyone either, always willing to help and give advice too.
First time here, and the whole staff was simply amazing! We were in, taken to the exam room, discussed the X-rays in just under an hour...The DR called me every few hours to keep me updated on my cat, we picked her up that evening and she is doing much better...Follow up with the cardiologist soon! But I would like to thank everyone here, who were so welcoming and sweet to us, especially since I was a total mess!!
Could not be happier with our first visit. The staff was friendly and efficient. The vets are knowledgeable and all have a real compassion for animals and it shows! So glad that we found this place and our miniature Schnauzer named Schnitzel is too!
I pass several animal hospitals to reach this location. The staff is exceptional to me and has always treated my pets well.
My little Gina is 15 now and still going strong, thanks to the entire staff here. Gina has had a few problems that you have always managed to help her with, THANK YOU SO MUCH.
Thank you for taking such great care of our dog early this morning in Dundee. He had a medical emergency and the staff couldn't have been more caring or professional.
Dr O'Brien is fantastic! She provides comprehensive, patient centered care with compassion. She is focused on heath maintenance and knows just when to provide effective interventions when problems arise. Her confidence, empathy and compassion make me feel more than comfortable in following her recommendations. Thank you Dr O'Brien for your service!
I’ve been taking my pets here forever. Always great care given and Dr. Kelly Kavanaugh is the absolute best!
We'd been taking our litter mate pugs here since they were puppies, just under 14 years. We've always enjoyed the entire staff's pleasant, accommodating and professional attitudes. My family recently had to make the toughest decision there is regarding our beloved Chili. We will be forever grateful for the compassion they showed us and our sweet dog at the end of his days. A very special thanks to Dr Lupo, probably the kindest person we've ever met. It's obvious these people not only know what they're doing, they genuinely love animals. Thank you all so so much.
Had an emergency visit with this clinic today for our Schnoodle. Never have been here before but could not have been treated any better by the technicians and the vet on call. Nora and her family thank you from the bottom of our hearts for taking care of our sweet girl.
I've had some poor vet experiences before, but the staff and veterinarians at Dundee Animal Hospital are the most caring and trustworthy vets I've been to. I'll never take my pets anywhere else. You are the best!!! Thank you for awesome customer service and making me feel good about bringing my animals here.
The Algonquin location with Dr. Kristin Kamholz and Dr. Mark Rusley are both OUTSTANDING professionals and both have a very high level of skills! I am ALWAYS happy and satisfied with their service. I highly recommend to everyone to use this clinic to take care of their furry friends.
The doctors and staff at Dundee Animal Hospital have been providing our furry family members with excellent, compassionate care for more than 20 years. Thank you.
I have seen pretty much seen every vet here and been here for emergency services. Everyone, including the front staff, the techs, and the vets are amazing. One of my dogs is a bit difficult, and they are always accommodating without judgment. I wouldn’t take my animals anywhere else!
“The employees were so nice. They took us in right on time. Loved them.”
We came in on an early Sunday morning with my dog that needed an emergency procedure. Amazing vet, amazing staff, great care!
The staff is very friendly and haven taken great care of our dog.
Love Dundee Animal Hospital and Dr Kersting! Thanks for all you do!
Thank you to Dr. Kavanaugh for taking such great care of my 2 senior dogs, Frankie and Roma, over the past month. Her compassion and love have gone above and beyond and I am so grateful to her!
The doc and staff were great. I felt that my girl was in caring hands from the time we came in to the follow up visit. Huge relief.