Vet Camp Photos, Workshop Photos and Much More

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Vet Camp Photos, Workshop Photos and Much More

Future Veterinarian Camp for Kids Held at Grove November 11th

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Future Veterinarian Camp for Kids Held at Grove November 11th

A leader in holistic pet care

A blend of traditional and holistic treatments to solve the root of your pets problem
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A leader in holistic pet care


We offer a comprehensive list of natural therapies for your pet which you can find here in our holistic services section.  People from all over the Midwest are seeking out Dr. Jim Carlson. Grove Animal Hospital & Holistic Center offers a unique style of veterinary care for many medical conditions including: ovary sparing spay, homeopathy, acupuncture, natural food therapy or custom holistic testing and treatments for chronic allergies, itching, ear infections, stomach issues and behavior problems like aggression.  Not sure if our team can help you? Just click here on our Ask a Question button, let us know your pet’s health concerns and we’ll let you know how we can help.

Stories of Hope through Holistic Veterinary Medicine Grove’s New eBook

Curious about holistic veterinary medicine and how it can help your pet?  Stories of Hope through Holistic Veterinary Medicine is a new eBook written by Cristen Herbold Carlson based upon the work of Jim D Carlson, DVM CVA CVTP.  The book is being released in preview with five important cases recently presented at a regional conference.  More stories to come but for now please let us know what you think of Stories of Hope through Holistic Veterinary MedicineHave a question?   As always we’re here to help!


New Details about Emma the Equine Burn Survivor Available

Dr Carlson, owner of Grove Animal Hospital & Holistic Center of Buffalo Grove, Illinois will present his experiences caring for the horse, Emma, a slaughter bound equine burn survivor.  Emma was loaded onto a slaughter truck, severely burned and in pain, when a Good Samaritan stepped in to save her. The Carlsons took Emma home where she received specialized care for her severe burns.  See our blog for more about Emma’s current holistic test and the incredibly detailed results that could help Emma heal from the inside out.



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Grove Animal Hospital & Holistic Center Services

At Grove Animal Hospital & Holistic Center, your family’s health and happiness are our main priority. Whether you’re visiting us for our prevention and wellness services or seeking our holistic care offerings, our doctors and staff will make sure your pet is treated like it’s our very own. We have combined all aspects of holistic medicine into a unique customized and affordable health plan for each life stage of your precious family pet.


Conventional Veterinary Medicine

High quality traditional veterinary medicine.

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Holistic Care

Custom compassionate care for your pet’s individual needs.

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Holistic Referrals

Working with your current veterinarian and our holistic options.

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Laser Surgery

Gentle surgery options with a faster recovery time.

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Our Specials

Check out our deals through the rest of the summer!  All offers good until 8/30/18


Free Standard Nail Trim -Applies to regular nail trims, not postural or Dremel, without sedation 

Buy a Cold Laser Package of 3, Get a Free Treatment

Prevention Coupons

Bravecto $15 rebate on two doses, $35 rebate on 4 doses

Iverhart 6 pack $5 rebate, 12 pack $12 rebate

Sentinel Spectrum $10 rebate on 6 doses, $25 on 12 doses

Pet Store Deal of the Month

Farmina Pet Food $2 off per bag  and Buy 12, get 1 free bag

Northwest Naturals $2 off per bag dog and cat food and buy 12, get 1 free


Doctor's Blog

April 20, 2018

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February 4, 2018

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January 22, 2018

Divorce Laws Mean Changes to Pet “Custody”

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Mon, Fri 8:00AM – 6:00PM
 Tues. Thurs 8:00AM-8:00PM
Weds (closed) and Sat *open 8:00AM – 12:00PM
Sun Closed

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(847) 541-4005  – 600 McHenry Rd, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089


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