Addison Animal Hospital

Addison Animal Hospital is a full-service veterinary medical facility, located in Addison, IL. The professional and courteous staff at Addison Animal Hospital seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care, and dental care for their highly-valued patients.

We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care, and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Addison Animal Hospital strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Addison and surrounding areas.

Please take a moment to contact us today to learn more about our veterinary practice and to find out more information about how Addison Animal Hospital can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet.

  • Mon, Thus: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Tues, Fri: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wed, Sat: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Alan J Stocks, DVM, Owner

    Dr. Stocks received his DVM degree from Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine.  He was accepted into the program after 3 years in the pre-vet program at the University of Arkansas.  Initially, he worked at a 24 hour practice after graduation and gained a lot of emergency experience.  Later, he worked at 2 sister clinics for over 8 years.  He was able to develop his surgical skills significantly during that period.   The next part of his career involved a brief stint of relief work before purchasing the Addison Animal Hospital in May 2005.

    Dr. Stocks is a member of the CVMA, ISVMA, AVMA, and AAHA.  In his spare time, he enjoys golfing, exercising, boating and fishing.  He is an avid sports fan and has coached little league baseball for over 10 years.


    Years in Practice:
    Apr 03, 1991
    Education:
    Louisiana State University
    Interests:
    Baseball, Bowling,Golf
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  • Jill

    Jill has been with us at the Addison Animal Hospital since 2005.  She earned her Bachelor's degree in Child Psychology at Illinois State University.  She has contributed in many ways to our clinic, including reception, technician and office duties.

    When not at work, Jill enjoys reading, soccer, and spending time with her husband and 3 kids.
    Years in Practice:
    May 04, 2005
  • Margaret - Office Manager

    Margaret has been working as part of our loving, caring, and compassionate staff for over 11 years.  She worked for 5 years with the previous owner and stayed on board when the current owner, Dr. Stocks, acquired the practice.

    She is currently attending Harper College and working towards her Bachelors Degree in Business Management. She is a single mom of 2 wonderful boys, Owen and Luke. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, reading, writing, and spending time with her kids. With her menagerie of pets at home, there is never a dull moment.  She has always enjoyed working with and taking care of animals.  She hopes to continue doing what she loves for many years to come.
    Years in Practice:
    May 04, 2005
    Education:
    William Rainey Harper College
    Interests:
    Gardening,Reading, Traveling, Writing
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  • Jorge - Senior Veterinary Technician

    Jorge has worked full-time with us as a veterinary technician since 2007.  He initially gained experience in the veterinary field by working at the Anti-Cruelty Society in Chicago in 1992.  After that, he used his talents at the Blum Animal Hospital, also in Chicago, for 10 years.  He is fluent in Spanish and English.

    In his spare time, he likes to spend time with his puppies, Alex and Joey. A fond lover of nature and wildlife, he can be found with his buddy at the dog park, or fishing, or camping.  He has saved many squirrels, geese, snakes, rabbits, frogs and owls and brought them to the Wildlife Center for rehabilitation.
    Years in Practice:
    Nov 16, 2007
    Interests:
    Fishing, Hiking, Traveling
  • Marta - Receptionist

    Marta joined our team in March of 2015 as a receptionist. She had recently finished the Veterinary Assistant Certification at Harper College as well as her internship at Wheatland Animal Hospital. The love for animals has always been her passion. She owns two dogs, Diana a 6 year old Rat Terrier and Blue a 1 year old Labrador/Alaskan Husky Mix.
    Marta emigrated to the United States from Poland in 2000, at the age of 12, becoming an American citizen in 2013. She is fluent in Polish as well as English, making her an excellent addition to our caring staff. She enjoys spending time with her two year old daughter, Kylie, and her husband, Matt. Bike riding with her daughter is one of her favorite things to do during the warm months. She also enjoys watching basketball, hiking, and visiting new places. She plans to continue working in the veterinary field for years to come.
    Years in Practice:
    Jun 02, 2015
    Interests:
    Biking, Couponing, Disney movies, Traveling
  • Cindy Vermette- Veterinary Assistant

    Cindy, joined our caring and compassionate staff in October 2016. Her compassion for animals started at a young age. Cindy's road to animal care began in 2014 when she volunteered at Willowbrook Wildlife Center in Glen Ellyn. In the years to come she continued to work at Willowbrook, as a seasonal employee. Where she helped care for and re-release injured, sick and orphaned wildlife. 

             After finishing pre-veterinary coursework, Cindy graduated from the College of Dupage with her Associates Degree in Science. She is also currently working for Fur and Feathers Pet Care; a pet sitting and dog walking company based in Addison. She recently adopted Penelope, the former hospital cat as well as three box turtles named Diggar, Thor and Freya.
    Years in Practice:
    Aug 04, 2017
    Education:
    College of Dupage
    Interests:
    Bird Watching, Hiking, Traveling