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Welcome!  We offer a comprehensive list of natural therapies for your pet which you can find here in our holistic services section.  People from all over the Midwest are seeking out Dr. Jim Carlson.  In addition to our comprehensive conventional medical services, Riverside Animal Clinic offers a unique style of veterinary care for many medical conditions including: ovary sparing spay, homeopathy, acupuncture, natural food therapy or custom holistic testing and treatments for chronic allergies, itching, ear infections, stomach issues and behavior problems like aggression.  Not sure if our team can help you? Just click here on our Ask a Question button, let us know your pet’s health concerns and we’ll let you know how we can help.


Dr. Jim Carlson


Riverside Animal Clinic Services

At Riverside Animal Clinic, your family’s health and happiness are our main priority. Whether you’re visiting us for our prevention and wellness services or seeking our holistic care offerings, our doctors and staff will make sure your pet is treated like it’s our very own. We have combined all aspects of holistic medicine into a unique customized and affordable health plan for each life stage of your precious family pet.


Conventional Veterinary Medicine

High quality traditional veterinary medicine.

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Holistic Care

Custom compassionate care for your pet’s individual needs.

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Holistic Referrals

Working with your current veterinarian and our holistic options.

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Laser Surgery

Gentle surgery options with a faster recovery time.

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Our Specials

Fall Discounts for Your Pet

Offers good thru May 31, 2017. No substitutions.

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Doctor's Blog

September 18, 2017

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February 7, 2016

Successful Dog Rescue at Grove Animal Hospital & Holistic Center

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Office Hours

Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 9:00AM – 6:00PM
Open for Pickups & Phone Calls
9:00AM – 12:00PM
Sat 8:00AM – 12:00PM
Sun Closed

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Visit Our Riverside Animal Clinic Office

(815) 344-7716 – 2904 W Illinois Route 120 McHenry, Illinois


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