• Medical & Preventative Health

    Our preventative medicine approach is as unique as your pet.


    Mainstream treatments combined with therapeutic disciplines, like laser therapy.


    We offer a full range of soft tissue surgeries from routine spays and neuters to more advanced procedures.


    We offer medical services in your home including in-home euthanasia.


WELCOME TO South Town Animal Hospital


Our team provides the compassionate care that you expect for your special family members.


Dr. Denise Crittenden


Dr. Crittenden earned her doctorate at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and has been a practicing veterinarian since 1986.


Dr. Leanne King

Dr. King graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine with honors in 2010.

Latest News

Anne & cat

21 April, 2016

Non-Adjuvanted Vaccines Are Best for Cats

Non-Adjuvanted Vaccines Are Best for Cats South Town Animal Hospital selects and administers only high-quality,…


21 April, 2016

Canine Influenza is Back

With the warmer weather making its appearance, we are now able to spend more quality…


10 November, 2015

Indoor Cats Need Physicals Too!

Cats are masters at disguising pain and disease which is why it's important that our…

HotDog Halloween Lighter

26 October, 2015

Dr. King’s Halloween Safety Tips

That spooky feeling is in the air- it’s almost the scariest day of the year…

15 September, 2015

Veterinary Care in South Elgin

South Town Animal Hospital provides comprehensive veterinary medical care including: house calls, end of life…


14 July, 2015

Canine Influenza Is On The Decline

As summer rolls along we wanted to provide a current update on the Canine Influenza…

Heather and cat

14 July, 2015

What You Need To Know About Intestinal Parasites

South Town has seen an increase in the number of patients with intestinal parasites this…

Top 4 Signs Your Pet Has Allergies

10 June, 2015

Top 4 Signs Your Pet Has Allergies

When an animal's immune system recognizes everyday substances (allergens) as dangerous-your pet will show symptoms…

Adult Deer Tick

11 May, 2015

They’re Heeeeeere! Ticks…crawling into a neighborhood near you.

In the past few weeks we have seen an increased number of patients with ticks…

Canine Influenza

6 April, 2015

Canine Influenza Alert

FOR THE MOST RECENT CANINE INFLUENZA INFORMATION-CLICK HERE What you need to know about influenza... This…

Our Clients Say

All of our animals, are well cared for and appreciated from the moment we walk in to when we head home, each and every visit. Thank you!

Brian Lane, ParentSouth Town Animal Hospital Patient

Care, concern and consideration are at the core of all its staff members.

Lois Hince, ParentSouth Town Animal Hospital Patient

Great vets and staff.

Irene Warsaw, ParentSouth Town Animal Hospital Patient