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Welcome to Bethany Animal Hospital

Your Veterinarian in Sycamore IL
Call us at (815) 756-8925


veterinarian_dog.pngSince 1959 Bethany Animal Hospital has been providing superior care to companion animals in the Sycamore-DeKalb area. Your pets’ health and well-being are very important to us. To demonstrate our commitment to excellent service, we work hard to maintain our AAHA Accreditation and are proud to be a Designated Cat Friendly Practice.

Bethany Animal Hospital is a full-service animal hospital and is proud to highlight the following services:

At Bethany Animal Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are! Please call (815) 756-8925 with questions, email us, or visit us at 2400 Bethany Road, Sycamore, Illinois--find us on the map below!


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Office Hours

Monday:

7:30 AM-7:30 PM

Tuesday:

7:30 AM-12:00 PM

2:00 PM-6:00 PM

Wednesday:

7:30 AM-7:30 PM

Thursday:

7:30 AM-7:30 PM

Friday:

7:30 AM-5:30 PM

Saturday:

8:00 AM-1:00 PM

Sunday:

Closed

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Upcoming Events

  • Online Forms

    Our patient forms are available online so they can be completed in the convenience of your own home or office.

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  • Make An Appointment

    We will do our best to accommodate your busy schedule. Schedule an appointment for your pet today!

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  • Services

    We strive to provide complete care for our patients. Learn more about all the services we provide.

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Meet Our Experienced Doctors

  • Heather Brown, DVM

    Dr. Heather Brown joined Bethany Animal Hospital in June 2010 after graduating from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Brown's areas of interest include dermatology, preventative medicine, and exotic animal medicine.

  • LeAnn Gruber, DVM

    Dr. LeAnn Gruber is a General Practitioner who began her veterinary career at Bethany Animal Hospital shortly after graduating from the University of Illinois' College of Veterinary Medicine in June of 2001. Dr. Gruber's areas of particular professional interest are ophthalmology, dermatology, and soft tissue surgery.

  • Carlos Dominguez, DVM

    Dr. Carlos E. Dominguez is a General Practitioner who has been with Bethany Animal Hospital since January of 2000. Dr. Dominguez's areas of special professional interest include orthopedic and soft tissue surgery, small animal and exotic medicine and pain management.

  • Deborah Schelkopf, DVM

    Dr. Schelkopf has spent her entire career with Bethany Animal Hospital and currently practices general small animal medicine in addition to performing management responsibilities. Her special interests are internal medicine, clinical pathology, client education and rehabilitation medicine.

  • Melissa Corson, DVM

    Veterinarian Melissa Corson joined Bethany Animal Hospital in February of 2016. Her professional interests include feline medicine, exotic and small mammal medicine, bird medicine, abdominal ultrasound and dentistry.

Testimonials

  • "Bethany Animal Hospital is a good place to take your pet for some tlc because the staff and facility is comfortable for both pets and their owners, and the staff is very compassionate and professional. We took our cat Mittens there early for an appt. and they saw us early and even had time for a check up on her ears. Thanks to the doctors and staff, out pet Mittens got the tlc she needed."
    April P.
  • "Great place...always take care of my furbabies! They give you prices up front and it is easy to make appointments."
    Rhonda L.
  • ""After an awful experience with an emergency vet, my husband and I decided to take our cat for another look at Bethany. The staff was amazing and treated her with such care. I'm beyond thankful for the attention and comfort they gave both myself and my cat.""
    Holly E.

Featured Articles

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    Each year, nearly 8 million animals end up in local shelters. Of those 8 million pets, data shows that less than 20 percent of lost dogs and less than 2 percent of missing cats are ever returned to their original owners. Thankfully, there are some useful tools available to help pet owners who have lost ...

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  • Multiple Pets Benefit Families

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  • New Pets Help Families in a Changing World

    There is no doubt that we find the little round heads and big eyes of young puppies and kittens irresistible. Millions of new pets find their ways into our hearts and homes each year. Studies show pets are a very positive addition to families or singles and even empty nesters! Pets relieve stress, add ...

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  • Pet Ownership and Your Health

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  • Pet Therapy

    Are you dealing with extreme levels of emotional stress, exhaustion or depression? If so, pet therapy might be right for you. Companionship is only one of the many benefits pet therapy provides. Keep reading to find out what pet therapy involves, which conditions it can help treat and why you might benefit ...

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  • Pet Travel Tips

    Are you planning to hit the road with your pets this summer? Whether you are planning a lengthy family road trip or a quick summer getaway, there are some important things you need to know before making the decision to travel with your pets. Use the following tips to guarantee a safe and stress-free ...

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  • Pets Can Teach Children How to Nurture and Care

    Gail Melson, author of Why the Wild Things Are: Animals in the Lives of Children has been watching animals and children for some time. She estimates that of every ten children, four grow up in a home that includes domestic animals. She has determined that as many as 90 percent of all youngsters live ...

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  • Pets With Benefits

    Have you ever noticed that you tend to feel better when you are around your pet? You are not alone. Recent studies show that nearly 50 percent of Americans find stress relief from their pets. Whether you own a dog, a cat or a lizard, pets offer companionship that can be greatly beneficial for your physical ...

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  • Pigs as Family Pets

    You and your family may be charmed with the thought of adding a pet pig to your home. Many people have moved forward with finding their new pet, yet not taken the steps to provide appropriately for their pig. And themselves. As small and unassuming as a small pig might seem, there are considerations ...

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