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Welcome to Lake Street Animal Hospital
Lake Street Animal Hospital in Roselle, IL is a companion animal hospital committed to providing quality veterinary care throughout the life of your pet along with providing you with exceptional service. Our services include annual wellness plans, in-house pharmacy, general surgery, spaying & neutering, orthopedic surgery, ultrasound, advanced oral & dental care and treatment with digital dental X-ray, in-house laboratory diagnostics, pain management, microchipping, digital X-ray, therapy laser and much more. Our facilities are designed to assist in routine preventive care for young, healthy pets, early detection and treatment of disease as your pet ages, and complete veterinary medical and pet surgical care as necessary during his or her lifetime.
Have you heard of canine influenza or H3N2?
There have been recent confirmed cases in 8 states and while not transferrable to humans, it is highly contagious to dogs. In some cases, dogs may not show symptoms but be carriers of the infection for up to 24 days. You can find information regarding Canine Influenza by clicking here, including symptoms and prevention tips. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to give us a call and we would be happy to speak with you!
We understand the special role your pet plays in your family and are dedicated to becoming your partner in your pet's health care. We treat your pet as we would our own. Our goal is to practice the highest quality medicine and surgery with compassion and an emphasis on client education. Our entire healthcare team is committed to providing personal attention to the unique concerns of each individual pet owner.
Communication is very important between our clients and their Veterinarian. To help aid in relaying important information, several of our staff members are fluent in speaking both Polish and Spanish.
Stay Connected With Lake Street Animal Hospital
We proudly offer Pet Portals to our clients who have provided us with an e-mail address. You will then be able to manage your pets health online. You can request appointments, prescription refills, verify vaccine status, and upload a photo of your pet into your account. These are just a few of the new offerings available through Pet Portals. Call us with your e-mail address to join today!
AAHA-Accredited Hospitals: Champions for Excellent Care
Did you know that accreditation for animal hospitals is voluntary? Surprising, isn’t it? Nearly 60 percent of pet owners believe that their pet’s veterinary hospital is accredited when it is not. In actuality, only 12-15% of animal hospitals have gone through the accreditation evaluation process by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). We are proud to call ourselves an AAHA-accredited hospital.
In the United States, all human hospitals that serve people with Medicare must be accredited through an accrediting body; they undergo regular reviews and quality checks to ensure they meet standards of quality for every aspect of medical care. However, not all animal hospitals choose to pursue the AAHA-accreditation process since it is not required by law. When it comes to pet health care, accreditation is voluntary. The accreditation process is rigorous and time-consuming, and not every veterinary hospital wants to go through the lengthy process.
Accreditation by AAHA means that an animal hospital has been evaluated on approximately 900 standards of veterinary excellence. To maintain their accreditation, hospitals undergo a rigorous review by veterinary experts every three years. State and provincial regulations can vary widely – in fact, some states don’t routinely inspect hospitals, only going in for an inspection when a complaint is filed by a pet owner. AAHA accreditation is considered the standard for veterinary excellence, and does not vary between states or provinces (AAHA accredits hospitals in both the U.S. and Canada).
We are an AAHA-accredited veterinary hospital. That means we hold ourselves to a higher standard. Pets are our passion. And keeping them healthy is our #1 priority. Here, we strive to deliver excellent care for pets. Because your pets deserve nothing less.
Learn more about AAHA accreditation and why our accreditation is important to you and your pet. Visit aaha.org/petowner.