Pet Hospital in Skokie, IL

Skokie (Niles)

Skokie (Niles)

5485 Touhy Ave
Skokie, IL  60077

(847) 675-2680

Hospital Number: 1139

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  • Description
    Our Banfield Pet Hospital in Skokie, IL is located just off the Edens Expressway on Touhy Avenue and provides pet care services to the northern Chicagoland region. Staffed with caring Banfield veterinarians, this pet hospital is your source for answers to dog and cat health questions, nutritional advice, and preventive veterinary services. If you have pet health care needs, Banfield is here to help. 
    For tips on keeping your pet happy and healthy at home, visit the Banfield pet health library. Our experts have collected their tips on pet nutrition, socialization, preventive care and more. You'll find a wealth of resources designed to help keep your pet in top-shape, year-round here at Banfield.
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    We warmly welcome new pet patients and same day access appointments may be available. Ask our staff about our Optimum Wellness Plans® and how they can help you manage pet health care costs.
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  • Services

    Services Offered at this Location

    • Vaccinations
    • Comprehensive Exams
    • Parasite Control
    • General Dentistry
    • General Surgery
    • Skin Care
    • Geriatrics & Pediatrics
    • Spays & Neuters
    • Drop Off Services
    • Giardia Testing
    • Microchipping
    • Digital Radiography
    • In-House Laboratory Diagnostics
    • In-House & Online Pharmacy
    • Nutrition Consultation
    • Behavior Consultation
    • Personalized Client Web Portal and Mobile App
    • Urgent Care (availability may vary; please call)
    • Optimum Wellness Plans®
    • Canine Genetic Analysis™
    • CareCredit
    • Interpretation Services
  • Team
    Banfield Pet Hospital Staff

    Dr. Chai Wilensky

    Associate Doctor

    Dr. Wilensky was born and raised in Chicago. She received her bachelor’s degree at Boston University and her veterinary degree at the University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine. She gets excited about preventive care because she gets to prevent pets from contracting serious diseases such as heartworm or distemper. She has been with Banfield for 7 years. More Details >>

    Banfield Pet Hospital Staff

    Dr. Amy Auch

    Chief of Staff

    Dr. Auch earned her bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Science from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2006, and her doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Kansas State University in 2011. Dr. Auch grew up in the Midwest and is a Nebraska native. After veterinary school she moved to the Chicago area where she joined the practice as an Associate Veterinarian. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, American Animal Hospital Association, and Chicago Veterinary Medical Association. In her free time she enjoys traveling, cooking, watching college football, and spending time with her friends and family including her cat, Gage. More Details >>

    Banfield Pet Hospital Staff

    Dr. Yolanda Markley

    Associate Doctor

    Dr. Markley is a native of Baltimore, Maryland. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Animal Science as well as a master's in Reproductive Physiology from Tuskegee University. Dr. Markley earned her doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2010. After veterinary school she joined the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden's Reproductive Team: CREW and completed a part time internship in Reproductive Medicine in Endangered Species. She then completed a one year Theriogenolgy internship at the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Markley then moved to Chicago in 2011 and joined the Banfield Skokie location as an Associate Veterinarian. Dr. Markley likes to eat seafood and travel out of the country. When home she loves to cuddle with her 10 year old Pit/Lab mix named Snow. More Details >>

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