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About Us

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Our Story

Our history stems from an abiding interest in medicine, in helping to make the good better and the better best. We pride ourselves on compassionate care and quality services.

SportsVet Animal Medical Center originated as a home-based canine rehabilitation practice in 2003. Dr. Jacobs traveled throughout the state of Illinois, performing canine rehabilitation for a select group of patients.

In June of 2004, SportsVet was expanded into a full-service veterinary clinic and rehabilitation center. Dr. Jacobs was finally fulfilling his vision: to provide pets and their owners with compassionate veterinary care and canine rehabilitation in one convenient location. Browse our site and click below to learn more about our wonderful staff.

Our Team
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What We Stand For

As we have stated before, our mission is to provide pets and owners with unique and comprehensive services that improve the quality of life for companion animals and strengthen the human-animal bond. We work towards this mission every day with the following goals in mind:

  • To become the premier provider of veterinary medicine, surgery, and rehabilitation in central Illinois.

  • To provide services utilizing sound medical principles, the most current technology, and care that benefits the pet population.

  • To deliver consistent quality and compassionate veterinary care for dogs and cats.

  • To offer unique services such as canine physical therapy and sports medicine

Every member of our team is dedicated to building, supporting, and maintaining positive and rewarding relationships between pets and their owners.