Welcome to Giller Animal Hospital
Your Veterinarian in West Chicago,IL
Call us at (630) 293-1575

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at (630) 293-1575!

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Your best friend deserves the best

At Giller Animal Hospital we give you and your pet the personalized attention you deserve. We are committed to the health and well-being of your family's pet by providing progressive medical care at affordable prices. Our personal touch is what distinguishes our practice from the rest. Welcome to our family.

If you live in West Chicago or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Dr. Jay Antaal 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.

Giller 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. Dr. Jay Antaal 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 West Chicago 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 (630) 293-1575 or contact us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our West Chicago 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 West Chicago pet owners.

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

Dr. Jay Antaal
West Chicago Veterinarian | Giller Animal Hospital | (630) 293-1575

27W120 North Ave.
West Chicago, IL 60185

Referral Program

We consider a referral of your family and friends the highest form of compliment. With every referral you will receive a $25 credit to be used toward any service on your next visit. Thank you for entrusting us with your pet's health care.

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Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Jay Antaal
    Veterinarian, DVM

    Dr. Jay Antaal, DVM has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 20 years, and is the owner of Giller Animal Hospital. He chose to enter the veterinary profession because he loves medicine, feels close to animals, and helping people with their pet’s problems brings him much joy.

  • Lynn Theo
    Office Manager

    Lynn is our Office Manager who enjoys working with and caring for your pets. She resides locally with her family, two dogs and a parrot.

  • Joanna Elliott
    Veterinary Technician

    Joanna is one of our Veterinary Technicians.  She resides in Carol Stream and loves spending time with her two dogs.

  • Lyndsay Fuller
    Veterinary Technician

    Lyndsay is one of our Veterinary Technicians and resides here in West Chicago with her dogs, cats and horses.

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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "Compassionate and caring. I have taken several days there over the course of 4 decades. They are thorough, careful, and gracious, especially when the time comes for our pet to cross the Rainbow Bridge. Their rates are reasonable. They have good hours of service. The vet always remembers us. Highly recommended!"
    Stephen J.
  • "I've been coming here for yrs I just had to put my cat down they were great about the whole situation knew it was my son's therapy cat and treated us like family gave us time I wouldn't go anywhere else thanks guys ur great"
    Tara L.
  • "Great staff!! Our pug had the flu... =("
    Kimberlyn K.


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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule


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