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: 8:00AM-7:00PM
  • Tues, Fri: 8:00AM-6:00PM
  • Wed, Sat: 8:00AM-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.  He is an avid sports fan.  In his spare time, he enjoys golfing, exercising, boating and fishing.  


    Years in Practice:
    Apr 03, 1991
    Education:
    Louisiana State University
    Interests:
    Baseball, Bowling, Fishing, and Golf
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  • Jill - Receptionist/Veterinary Assistant

    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 and worked for many years at Lutherbrook Children's Center as a child care worker and a case worker. She has contributed in many ways to our clinic, including reception, technician and other office duties.

    In 2011, Jill helped found The Unity in Community, and continues to serve as a board member as well as organizing charity events and fundraisers. She also enjoys reading, soccer, and spending time with her husband and 3 kids.
    Years in Practice:
    May 04, 2005
    Education:
    Illinois State University
    Interests:
    Cooking, Reading, Traveling, and Walking
  • Margaret - Office Manager

    Margaret has been working as part of our loving, caring, and compassionate staff for over 13 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, and 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.

    When he is not at the animal hospital, he likes to spend time with his wife Trisha, whom he married August of 2016 and his canine companions, Alex and Joey. A fond lover of nature and wildlife, he can be found with his buddies 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, and 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 daughter, Kylie, her son, Kayden, 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
    Education:
    William Rainey Harper College
    Interests:
    Biking, Couponing, Disney movies, and Traveling
  • Jessica - Receptionist/Veterinary Assistant

          Jessica joined our caring staff in May 2018 as a receptionist. The Addison Animal Hospital is her first job in the veterinary field. She has had a long love of animals starting at a young age. When she was little, she would watch over the chickens, goats, sheep, horses and ducks that lived on her family's farm in Capron. 

          Currently she is studying biology at Loyola University in Chicago. Once she receives her undergraduate degree, she plans on attending veterinary school at the University of Illinois, with hopes of becoming a large animal veterinarian. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and her 9 year-old Goldendoodle Gus. She also enjoys helping take care of her uncle's polo ponies and helping him during the polo season.
    Years in Practice:
    Jun 12, 2018
    Education:
    Loyola University
    Interests:
    Golfing, Photography and Traveling
  • Amber - Receptionist

    Amber joined our staff in October 2018. Amber is a native of Michigan but has moved around a lot since marrying her husband Charles in December 2014. Charles is currently an active duty United States Marine, and is reassigned every 3 years. They have lived in Michigan, North Carolina and recently moved back to the states after spending 3 years in Okinawa, Japan. While in Japan, Amber gained experience working at the Army Veterinary facility on base from spring of 2017 to fall of 2018.

    Amber graduated from Maryland University College in 2016 with her Associates Degree in General Studies. She is currently enrolled at Oregon State University's Online program to achieve her bachelor's degree in Fishery and Wildlife. Her goal is to become a wildlife biologist in the future. In her spare time she likes to play with her 2 dogs: Chewy, a Burnese Mountain Dog and Oreo, a Labrador Retriever mix. She also enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2019
    Education:
    Maryland University College and Oregon State University
    Interests:
    Binge Watching Netflix, Reading, and Traveling
  • Owen - Kennel Attendant

    Owen joined our team in January 2019. He has numerous years of personal experience with a menagerie of animals at home. He's had dogs and cats his whole life, and has helped his mother and brother take care of them. Prior to starting at the animal hospital, he spoke in great depth with his mother, Margaret, about what his options were in getting a job. He made the ultimate decision to begin a career in veterinary medicine. 

    He is currently a freshman at Schaumburg High School, he has taken the Harper Promise Pledge, and will be eligible to receive an Associate's degree at Harper College after he graduates high school. In his spare time, like any teenager, he loves video games, especially Fortnite and Skyrim. He also enjoys Magic, the card game and spending time with his cat Peril, a Maine Coon mix. Owen also likes to hang out with his mother, Margaret and brother, Luke when he can. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 28, 2019
    Education:
    Schaumburg High School
    Interests:
    Card Games, Video Games, and Traveling.