Our Hospital


Avenue Animal Hospital was the first veterinary clinic to open in Tinley Park, IL in the early 1970s. Dr. James P. Wahl purchased the clinic in 1987 and has been here ever since. For the first 20 years, Dr. Wahl was the sole practitioner, but the practice has slowly expanded from a small 900-square-foot facility to a 4,500-square-foot facility with four veterinarians. Throughout the whole process, we have maintained the same level of personal service that pet owners and their furry friends deserve and respect. We are dedicated to our patients and will do everything in our power to make sure they lead a long and happy life. When you bring your pet to our office, they instantly become a part of our family as well!

A Message From Dr. Wahl

Our Mission

We strive to provide quality healthcare with the highest standards of compassion; we will work with you to help you make informed decisions to improve the quality of life and promote the daily health and welfare of your pet.

AAHA-Accredited Hospitals: Champions for Excellent Care

We are an AAHA-accredited veterinary hospital. That means we hold ourselves to a higher standard. Pets are our passion. And keeping them healthy is -our #1 priority. Here, we strive to deliver excellent care for pets. Because your pets deserve nothing less.

Learn more about AAHA accreditation and why our accreditation is important to you and your pet. Visit aaha.org/petowner for more information.

Please give us a call at 708-532-3866 or Make An Appointment today.