Northwest Animal Hospital Des Plaines, Illinois

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Stephanie Zirin

2 years ago

We took our kitten (Jackson) there and they completely missed several issues he had. We never got a call regarding stool sample results. So then we took him somewhere else the same month and he was diagnosed with a parasite, and eye infection!! Definitely sticking with the “somewhere else”

Kyle Murphy

2 years ago

One of the best places to take your fury ones. We have a dog and a cat. They always get us in right away if we have an issue and always make sure we are up to date on the other stuff

Oscar Santa

2 years ago

Great service and took care of Cesar in a timely fashion.

Diane Kacprowski

2 years ago

Horrible experience….sorry I ever went there

Sandra Baumgartner Johnson

2 years ago

Just a great place and the MD's, staff are wonderful

Sue Gerhardt

2 years ago

Dr Courtney and Dr P. ( I don't want to get it wrong) are both careing and wonderful with my kitty Olive . Super friendly staff.

Brett Vanliew

2 years ago

Reasonable cost, nice people, and quick service. Definitely my #1 choice

Vyneesha Courtney

2 years ago

Dr. Brian Courtney is the World's Best Veterinarian!

K Warner

2 years ago

Top notch facility with an excellent staff. They actually care ... alot for each and every animal and their owners. Thank you so so much!!!

Chris Ludston

3 years ago

Been my only vet, ever... (30 yrs+) They are little busier than they used to be, but always great with my dogs. I trust them completely. Averaged priced.

Angela Nelsen

3 years ago

I have been bringing all my animals here for the past 20 years. Dr George was always amazing now my dogs see Dr Courtney he is so wonder and caring. He is always available and goes a great job. Thank you so much

Jet Temple

3 years ago

The vets and techs are kind and polite. They treat your pets like they are their own. Petting and playing with them when they greet them.

Bob Vilch

3 years ago

They do everything possible to make your visit run smooth. They're very covid 19 conscious. They meet you in the parking lot take your pet in and bring it back out when completed.

Tom Guimond

3 years ago

Place is great, very friendly staff and the doctors are EXTREMELY knowledgable regarding the animals.

Linda Class

3 years ago

I took my dog there for an ear cleaning during the Pandemic. They brought my dog back to the car and my dog was traumatized. I was then informed that I owed over $400. I said, for an ear check? It was then explained to me that they took it upon themselves to add a vaccination, several lab tests and a fecal sample. I asked, why didn’t you call me for approval of services first. I was waiting in the parking lot. The staff was unprofessional and rude, as I explained I did not budget for this large amount of money and they then threatened me with collections. I asked to have the office manager call me to discuss what happened and I never received a call from the manager. You and your pet deserve better treatment than I received and my dog and I are much happier at our new veterinarian office.

Liz E.

3 years ago

Been going here for all my cats over 25 years, always have good experience, doctors are compassionate and very good at diagnosis.

Lisette Wicev

3 years ago

This hospital told me to bring my dog to emergency hospital when my dog eat something and I had called in the morning on a week day when they opened and I have been going here for many years. But after they told me to take my dog emergency care because they don't have enough room for my dog on the schedule, I will be going somewhere else for vet care, because these people don't care about your pets. I would give this hospital zero stars if I could. Don't be fooled by the previous reviews.

Steven Gass

3 years ago

They always take the best care of my dog. I always feel the prices are more than fair. Everybody there is loving and caring. I've never found any place as wonderful.

Sean Russell

3 years ago

Dr.s and staff really care and explain our dogs care very well

yaroslaw petryna

3 years ago

They always take care of my dog and treat her well. Very helpful over the phone. Were able to get my dog in for immunizations during the covid19 stay at home order. They also have some later appointment slots that work with my work schedule.

Laura Carlson

3 years ago

Called to make an appointment and had to wait a week for them to see my sick dog. You can't even go in with the dog. Lady on the phone was not sympathetic. I have been taking my dogs hear for over 20 years and there was no loyalty from the staff. She recommended I go somewhere else if I need my dog seen sooner. Wow!!! The doctors are very good and treat my dogs well why would I want to take an old dog somewhere else. I understand that things have changed with Covid now but empathy goes a long way.

Karen Hinchcliffe

3 years ago

Disappointed that Dr Orsi has not contacted me after the passing of my Charlie at home with us. Too much anesthesia was administered during a tooth extract. He had a heart murmur & I was told they would do a chest xray before the procedure - they did not! His heart stopped during & they had to give him a shot of epi. Sent him home with us & he did nit make it through the nite. My only comfort is he was home with us when he passed. *Update-it's been almost 6 months & still no caall from Dr Orsi! ????*

Joseph Morrill

3 years ago

Dr Courtney is Great as well as his staff

John Franklin

3 years ago

Friendly staff..quick service. I have 4 cats ...1 dog. All will be going to our new vet. Thank you to all at Northwest.

Jacob Spampanato

3 years ago

Got my dog back which was co

George Rodighiero

3 years ago

Efficient and professional as always.


3 years ago

I have been bringing my pets here for over 25 years~ both cats and dogs. The staff and doctors are the best! Friendly, compassionate, helpful and the prices are so reasonable! Highly recommended!! I can't say enough about this facility.

dawn diesi

3 years ago

They care. They go out of their way. Enough said. Go there. Your BF will be treated as if they belonged to the caregivers ❣️

Alexandra Demos

3 years ago

Dr. Orsi is amazing! (All of the other doctors are too we have seen them a couple times when Dr. Orsi wasn’t available.) They are all very personable and very nice whenever we have concerns. We have a 1 year old Rottweiler who we love so so much and tend to worry about little things, but we email if we’re concerned and Dr. Orsi always responds within 24 hours. It is very nice that they give their email out, so you don’t have to come in if they don’t feel it is necessary! I have brought my dog in for reverse sneezing, but I didn’t know it was until Dr. Courtney told me. I came in because I was worried about his breathing but since the appointment was literally 5 seconds dr. Courtney didn’t charge me. They are such nice people and appreciate when you are caring for your animals and try to be as reasonable as possible!

Zoya Hageman

3 years ago

I was helped very carefully with a team workers in a Wally s. auto Body Shop.This Was the best of my experiences with car repair and customer service.I am Very Thankful to everybody. For help and cooperation and will refer this Shop to any of my friends to use.Espesialy grateful to Mechaniks and a Desk manager for a wonderful service.

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Northwest Animal Hospital, Illinois, Des Plaines

2024 S River Rd

Business Hours


9 AM - 6 PM


9 AM - 6 PM


9 AM - 6 PM


9 AM - 6 PM


9 AM - 6 PM


9 AM - 2 PM



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