Providing Better Lives For Your Pets

Our staff is Fear-Free certified to keep pets comfortable and happy!

Avenue Animal Hospital is a veterinary practice in Tinley Park, IL that provides loving, expert medical care for your furry friends. Our practice is AAHA certified, and our staff is Fear-Free certified, which means we have completed training to make visits to the vet less stressful and more pleasant for pets. Whether you need to schedule a routine checkup, or your pet seems unwell, our animal-loving team is here to help and provide the care your canine or feline friend needs.

We take pride in being a relationship-based hospital. This means that pet owners can develop a relationship with our doctors and staff, and can request the same doctor at every appointment. Our team offers a wide range of services, including preventive care and vaccines, microchipping, nutritional counseling, dental care, and more, to help pets have a long, happy, high-quality life. At Avenue Animal Hospital, our goal is to have your pet’s tail wagging!

We are here to service the cities of Tinley Park, IL, Oak Forest, IL, Orland Park, IL, Frankfort, IL, Mokena, IL, Chicago, IL, Midlothian, IL, Country Club Hills, IL, Palos Heights, IL, Crestwood, IL and more!

Hear what our clients are saying about us

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★★★★★ The team at Avenue is awesome. They truly care about the animals they care for and their families. They always have very reasonable and flexible. Plan of care that’s tailored to the individual pet. They don’t just try to throw a bunch of expensive testing you. I’m so happy I found them. I have referred multiple people here, and everyone has felt the same way.Gail PGail P ★★★★★ This is the finest veterinary clinic I’ve ever been to. My kitty has seen all the vets here, with Dr Snell being the latest. And she is WONDERFUL. The technicians are excellent as well. I love this practice and I HIGHLY recommend them.The Happy H.The Happy H. ★★★★★ I visited this vets for a check-up and booster shot for my cat.The veterinary team were professional and well informed. My cat wasn't the most cooperative, but they handled it professionally and offered great advice and care.Base on my limited experience, I'd be happy to recommend them.CeeCee ★★★★★ Great experience. Very caring and friendly.Vicky O.Vicky O. ★★★★★ We are so happy with the love and care both of our dogs have received every time they come for their check ups. The staff are always so friendly and welcoming. I love that the waiting room is quiet and calm which makes things easier for our nervous pups.Jillian OJillian O ★★★★★ The staff at AAH are always kind and helpful. The vets have always been really good at explaining my dog's disposition and needs. I feel good about bringing my fur baby to AAH every time and never worry about her treatment. I gave two other vet clinics a try in the past two years because they were 5 and 10 minutes away from my house, but neither experience gave me the same confidence as AAH.Christina L.Christina L. ★★★★★ Avenue Animal Hospital has treated five of my pets. The doctors and staff are punctual, patient and compassionate. Great group!!Trudy N.Trudy N. ★★★★★ Dr Mottel and staff are kind and compassionate! We have 2 dogs from Midwest Lab Rescue! Bailey Anne and Angus Beef, I personally believe that Dr Mottel saved our Angus. Poor boy was not on the best health when we adopted him, but Dr Mottel took such good care of him he is thriving today! Thank you Ave Animal Hospital for taking such good care of our pups!Mary R.Mary R. ★★★★★ I've been going here for about 2 years and it's great. Friendly, clean, professional.Tim R.Tim R. ★★★★★ Had a very pleasant experience meeting Dr Mattel and his assistant. Both were very compassionate and took good care of Gizmo. Thank you.Jean S.Jean S. ★★★★★ The staff are very friendly and helpful. They answer any questions I may have and are quick to respond by email or text. I'm very comfortable bringing my furbabies here because I know they will receive the best of care.Shirley K.Shirley K. ★★★★★ They're very professional and caring with my pets. I would recommend them.James M.James M. ★★★★★ Love the staff here, always a good experienceJanien M.Janien M. ★★★★★ Ten years ago I adopted two kittens. After three days, it was obvious one of them was sick. I did not have a vet yet and I started calling different ones to see if I could get my kitten looked at. Avenue Animal Hospital was the only practice that said bring him right over. The treated him and I am a loyal customer to this day. This practice cares about animals!Carol P.Carol P. ★★★★★ Staff is great!!!! Ty so much for all you do.Dawn HDawn H ★★★★★ If you love your bets and you're looking for a dr. Avenue animaml hospital is the best place which i highly recommend . The placeIs very clean and does not smell like animals .Itidal Z.Itidal Z. ★★★★★ Always available and very nice. Great serviceDavid R.David R. ★★★★★ Friendly team, knowledgeable and caring.Nicole M.Nicole M. ★★★★★ I would 100% recommend Avenue animal hospital. I have been coming here for about 5 years. I have multiple dogs that come here and all of them are seen by the 3 veterinarians. Dr Quinlin, Dr Snell and Dr Mottell are all absolutely wonderful. They are caring and compassionate and understanding. The doctors take their time with check ups and address all of my concerns I may have. My dogs are all in various stages of life and the vets here have taken wonderful care of my pooches. All the CVT’s are amazing too. They handle my dogs with such care for everything that needs to be done. The front desk staff are also great, I am always greeted with a smile and they make scheduling appointments and picking up prescriptions a breeze! I appreciate all the workers at Avenue animal hospital, I recommend this vets office to all my friends who have animals.Brett T.Brett T. ★★★★★ Everyone at Avenue animal hospital is very caring to my pup Jethro Tull he loves going to see everyone at Avenue animal hospital, including Dr. MOTTELrobert P.robert P. ★★★★★ Seriously the best place to take your pets. The whole staff is amazing!!!Britany B.Britany B. ★★★★★ I have been a client at Avenue Animal Hospital for 14 years. I have always felt my greyhounds receive the best care from the doctors and staff. I recommend this clinic to new greyhound adopters.They are the best!Janice B.Janice B. ★★★★★ Excellent staff and excellent care for our Doug the dog. Very happy with the way they handle our very nervous dog.Bill A.Bill A. ★★★★★ Great place for pet care. Trust the staff heremike smike s ★★★★★ Dr, tech & staff were all awesomeAngie H.Angie H. ★★★★★ Great staff and best animal doctor MarcoJerry P.Jerry P. ★★★★★ I just started going here and I like the staff and docs!!! Very nice and smiles. I just want to show my love and gratitude towards these amazing doctors who have given me hope, compassion and respect. I love you guys. Thank you for what you do for my fur kids. ❤️ updated 8,29,2023You have no M.You have no M. ★★★★★ They are always caring and very informative. They never push anything on you while giving you the best options for your pet.William L.William L. ★★★★★ I have been with Avenue Animal Hospital for 20+ years. The vet that I used that just retired sold his practice to another wonderful Vet named Dr. Motell if you’re looking to have your cat dog or any animal treated the best go to this veterinary clinic.! Eileeneileen S.eileen S. ★★★★★ A very nice and friendly atmosphere. Dr. Quinlan took excellent care of my dog Cooper. Her staff is very nice, friendly and helpful. I would recommend Avenue Animal Hospital to everyone who has a pet. You will see how nice it is.Stan C.Stan C. ★★★★★ Super helpful and compassionate staff and doctorsJessica T.Jessica T. ★★★★★ Very caring and kind staff!! They are always friendly and knowledgeable!!Danaha B.Danaha B. ★★★★★ I've been taking my dogs here for a few years now, and can't imagine taking them anywhere else. All of the staff is highly compassionate.ds S.ds S. ★★★★★ I thought the service was excellent. It was my first time and I felt like they took great care of me and my pet.Julie T.Julie T. ★★★★★ I had a wonderful experience with Dr. Quinlan at Avenue Animal Hospital. Our big dog is anxious, and requires being muzzled for shots, etc. and she was great with him!!!Marikay F.Marikay F. ★★★★★ I have had a great experience at each visit with my dogs and cats. I don't think I've ever waited longer than 3 minutes to be put in a room with my pet. The front desk, vet techs and doctors are always pleasant.Brenda NBrenda N ★★★★★ We’ve been very impressed with the care our dogs have received here. I highly recommend themKeith N.Keith N. ★★★★★ Wonderful Vets and staff that are both competent and compassionate. I highly recommend Avenue Animal Hospital for the care of your pets.King's K.King's K. ★★★★★ NiDenise W.Denise W. ★★★★★ Jillian was amazing helping me to get a flea and tick prescription for my dog. She also helped me to get necessary paperwork to prove vaccinations for dog day camp and Pet Smart. She simplified the process for me. She is amazing!Kathleen G.Kathleen G. ★★★★★ Great staffBernard T.Bernard T. ★★★★★ The staff at Avenue Animal Hospital is always warm, friendly and responsive. Dr. Mottel really cares about our dogs and their health. He provides excellent care. We completely trust him and the staff.Therese H.Therese H. ★★★★★ Very friendly remember my animals personallyJames R.James R. ★★★★★ Friendly and professional staff.Mary T.Mary T. ★★★★★ Dr. Wahl and his staff have been caring for our pets for over 30 years. Their doctors and staff are thorough and compassionate. Best care around.marguerite R.marguerite R. ★★★★★ Love Avenue Animal Hospital and Dr. Wahl. His love for animals shows in th care an treatment of my Cats. He is always happy to see them, and the staff is so kind and helping. I wouldn't take them anywhere else. Best experience ever.Wendy R.Wendy R. ★★★★★ I strongly recommend Avenue Animal Hospital. The staff is amazing and very professional. I have had great experience with all of the vet techs and doctors. My dog recently just had surgery here and Dr. Mottel did an amazing job. I really am writing the review for everyone in the facility but especially Dr. Quinlan. I have never met such an amazing vet. She was always available and or very fast in getting back to me to answer all my questions in great detail ( and I had a lot of them). I can not thank her and all of the staff enough!Olivia A.Olivia A. ★★★★★ Everyone at Avenue Animal Hospital is always very friendly, helpful and take care of my Frankie as if he is one of there ownCathy P.Cathy P. ★★★★★ Very helpful and genuineDavid C.David C. ★★★★★ The staff was very nice and kind and the facility was very clean!ChrisChris ★★★★★ They all care for your pets as if they were their own. Very friendly, caringDonna SDonna S ★★★★★ excellent doctor and vet assistance were greatKevin W.Kevin W. ★★★★★ Dr Wahl is a great doctor.Uwe S.Uwe S. ★★★★★ They are really good and what they do and their process for seeing their animals is streamlined. Nothing but compliments for Avenue Animal Hospital. We love Dr. Wahl!Twin Mom D.Twin Mom D. ★★★★★ I’ve been taking my dogs to Avenue Animal Hospital for years. As far back as when it was just a small White House with maybe one exam room. First vet that took care of my rescued greyhounds. The only one I knew of at the time.Miss seeing Dr. Wahl there but his staff is amazing.I will continue to take my 9 year old border terrier mix, Milo there for incredible care!!Cathy S.Cathy S. ★★★★★ Dr. Wahl and his staff are very attentive to the animals and to the families. We have been taking our dogs to Avenue Animal Hospital for 21 years. I highly recommend their practice.Mary Jo J.Mary Jo J. ★★★★★ We’ve been bringing our pups here for many years now. I always appreciate the professionalism coupled with kindness. Whether it is a scheduled wellness visit or a more urgent matter, we are able to be seen timely. I am comforted by the way they always explain issues fully and allow for time to ask questions.Pamela B.Pamela B.js_loader

Come See Us

16736 Oak Park Ave,
Tinley Park, IL 60477


8:00am - 7:00pm


8:00am - 7:00pm


8:00am - 6:00pm


8:00am - 7:00pm


8:00am - 6:00pm


8:00am - 1:00pm



Our Services

Avenue Animal Hospital is a full-service, state-of-the-art veterinary practice in Tinley Park, IL. Our practice is AAHA-certified and our staff is Fear Free-certified, meaning that we have completed thorough training on how to make veterinary visits less stressful for pets! That means that no matter what service your canine or feline friend is receiving, he or she will feel comfortable, safe and secure while in our care and will leave with their tails wagging. We love your pets like you do, and we strive to provide high-quality care through every stage of your pet’s life!

What's Next

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    Call us or schedule an appointment online.

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    Meet with a doctor for an initial exam.

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    Put a plan together for your pet.

We have been taking our dogs and cats here for more than 25 years, and continue to do so, even though we have moved and it is now a 40-minute drive! Dr. Wahl and his staff are as caring as can be, and they actually get to know your pets. One of the staff actually named one of her pets after our cat because she had grown so fond of him. We would not consider looking for a vet closer to home.

Tim P.

My pet had to have surgery and these guys pulled my 17 year old dog through it. I knew before the operation that he was in the best hands and was happy to see him after the surgery. I highly recommend them!

Breanna P.

I really appreciate that the doctors and technicians are all very knowledgeable at Avenue Animal Hospital. In addition, they are friendly towards myself and my pets. The medicine and the rest they prescribe, seem to work out each time we need them.

Elaine R.

I highly recommend Avenue Animal Hospital. The staff are very helpful and nice which I sincerely appreciate as a pet owner. I couldn’t be more impressed with this office and would recommend to anyone.

Jessica K.

They are wonderful! The hours are great and their fees are reasonable. The vets and their assistants are so nice too. I started taking one of my dogs there to get fixed. My husband and I liked them so much, now we take all 3 dogs there for all their care.

Idalia Z.

We’ve been going to Avenue Animal Hospital for almost 12 years and couldn’t think of going anywhere else. Dr. Wahl is the absolute kindest doc and has been with us through thick and thin with 5 pets. He and the entire staff and all the doctors at Avenue have always treated our furry family with the best care and always spend as much time with us as we need to understand everything that’s happening with our pets’ medical treatment. As an “overprotective” and worrying pet parent, they’ve never gotten annoyed with all my questions and concerns. They are all just the best people around, couldn’t ask for better vet care ever. Just wanted to add in one more thing about this staff…. we recently lost our Irish Setter after a 14 month battle with cancer. Not only was the staff of Avenue with us through everything, they made the best recommendations for her care. Upon her passing we received a condolence card signed with personal notes from every member of the staff. This meant so much to me and my family, we were never alone through this tough time. We just love our Avenue family.

Lisa D.