If you have other questions or would like more information, please call us during our office hours, and we will be happy to answer your questions. You can also search for any topic in our Pet Health Library.

We proudly serve the pets Chicago, IL and beyond.

At North Avenue Animal Hospital, we get a ton of interesting questions from pet parents. Below are some common FAQs that might help answer any questions or concerns. Please feel free to call us at 772-278-1330 for any other concerns you might have about your pet.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to have an appointment?

Yes, patients are seen by appointment only.

Do you have parking?

Yes, we do have a parking lot directly behind our building.  It is accessible from 

North Avenue by turning South onto Honore and West onto Elk Grove. 

At what age can I have my pet spayed or neutered?

Spaying or neutering is usually done around 6 months of age.

Can I make payments?

Payment is required at the time of service.

How long do sutures stay in after my pet's surgery?

Sutures are usually removed 10-14 days following the surgical procedure.

Do you board pets?

No, we do not board pets, but we can recommend places that do.

I found an injured wild bird/rabbit etc., what should I do?

Calling 311 or Animal Care & Control at (708)974-6140 is usually the best option. Willowbrook Wildlife Center in Glen Ellyn also has great information about wild animals on its website.