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Welcome to Aberdeen Animal Hospital
Your Veterinarian in Des Plaines IL
Call us at 847-699-8387

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If you live in Des Plaines or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Dean Christopoulos is a licensed IL veterinarian, treating all types of pets. Your pets’ health and wellbeing are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Aberdeen Animal Hospital is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Dean Christopoulos has years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Des Plaines veterinarian.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call 847-699-8387 and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Des Plaines veterinarian office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Des Plaines pet owners.

At Aberdeen Animal Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.


Dean Christopoulos
Des Plaines Veterinarian | Aberdeen Animal Hospital | 847-699-8387

11 E Golf Rd
Des Plaines, IL 60016

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Featured Articles

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  • Why the Controversy About Pet Vaccinations?

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  • Pet Clothes: A Fashion Statement or a Necessity?

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  • Introducing a New Pet to Your Current Ones

    Pet Proofing Your Home Introducing your new pet to your current one is only a single part of the equation relating to taking a new pet home. You also have to make sure your new pet is comfortable in your home, which is a foreign environment to the animal. Like humans, animals can experience high levels ...

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  • Put Some Teeth Into Your Pet’s Dental Care

    According to the American Animal Hospital Association, nearly two-thirds of pets suffer from dental problems because their owners do not provide dental care for them. Imagine what would happen to your own teeth if they were never brushed or examined by a dentist. The same thing can happen with your pet’s ...

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  • Managing Pet Allergies in Kids

    Are you concerned that your child's allergies may mean that you will have to give up your pet? Although rehoming a pet may be necessary if allergies are severe, most children can live with pets if you are willing to make a few changes. The Problem About three in 10 people who have allergies are allergic ...

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  • Euthanasia: Saying Goodbye

    It's not easy to say goodbye to cherished pets, even those that have lived long, happy lives. Although you may hate the thought of life without your pet, euthanasia can be the kindest decision you can make when your friend is suffering. Making the Decision If your pet has been seriously injured in a ...

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  • Is a Wet Nose a Sign of a Healthy Pet?

    Have you ever heard that a wet nose is a sign that your pet is healthy? Although that's often the case, it's not always true. A moist nose can benefit your pet in several ways, but it doesn't necessarily guarantee good health. How Does a Wet Nose Help My Pet? Have you ever been woken at 5 a.m. by a cold, ...

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Meet Our Staff

  • Amanda Scott

    Amanda has been working at Aberdeen since 2009. She has 2 children (Wyatt and Mason), a dog named Rambo, and 2 cats (Squints and Chubbs).

  • Dr.
    Dean A. Christopoulos
    D.V.M.

    Dr. Christopoulos has been practicing for over 20 years and received his DVM from the University of Illinois in 1994. He opened Aberdeen Animal Hospital in 1996 and has been the sole practitioner since 2010. Member of the AVMA and ISVMA, he especially enjoys working on complex internal medicine cases, dermatology, and ophthalmology. He has a wife, 2 adorable children, enjoys hockey (go HAWKS!), golf, and traveling to warm and sunny climates.

  • Samantha Ortiz

    Samantha has been working at Aberdeen since 2013. She has a cat named Gizmo.

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Office Hours

Monday:

8:00 am

5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am

5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am

12:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am

12:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am

5:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am

12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Closed

Testimonials

Hear From Happy Pet Owners

  • "I've known Dr. Chris for over 30 years. The peace of mind knowing he is not going to recommend anything but what your pet needs keeps us coming back for all these years"
    - Les O. / Des Plaines, IL
  • "Best vet around! Dr. C is the best! His staff is awesome. Love how he explained everything, the whole staff is very compassionate! If you're looking for a vet, this is the place. You won't be disappointed!"
    Jenifer Moeller
  • "Friendly and trustworthy staff."
    Greg Larson
  • "The best vet I have ever interacted with. Knowledgeable and reasonable when it comes to costs. Dr. Christopoulos truly cares for the well-being of my two dogs."
    Mark Wodziak
  • "Excellent care, excellent vet. A veteran, experienced doctor who's seen it all. The staff at the front desk is great too. If you're anywhere close to Aberdeen, do your pet a favor and visit Dr. Christopoulos"
    Jim K.