Dr. Carlos Dominguez is a family pet general practitioner who has been with Bethany Animal Hospital since January of 2000. For his undergraduate studies, Dr. Dominguez enrolled in Kansas State University where he graduated in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Associates' degrees in Animal Science and Animal Nutrition. That fall, he entered Iowa State University's College of Veterinary Medicine where he received the George W. Catt Memorial Scholarship. In 1991, he graduated with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine.
Dr. Dominguez's areas of special professional interest include orthopedic and soft tissue surgery, small animal and exotic medicine and pain management. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, American Animal Hospital Association, and the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association. He also holds continuing education certification in Pain Management.
Dr. Dominguez is a proud father of four children; Alexandra, Marcus, Javier and Manuel. They are all mainly grown up and finding their own way. The family also cares for Madjai, an orange Tabby cat who was adopted from the clinic as a stray, Bolt, a mixed breed puppy adopted from Tails Humane Society and his new love Basil, a French bulldog and Boston terrier mix that he just adopted from one of our clients. Dr. Dominguez's interests outside of work include sports, reading, and a deep love for music, mostly jazz.