Compassionate Veterinary Care

Animal Wellness Center of Monee has been providing individualized, progressive, medical and surgical veterinary care in Monee, Illinois since 2004. We are committed to providing high quality and compassionate care to all of our canine and feline patients. We will work in partnership with our clients so that together, we can make the best decisions regarding your pet’s health and well-being.

Animal Wellness Center has been accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) since 2005. Accreditation through AAHA ensures the veterinary practice is operating at the highest standards of excellence in pet care. AAHA standards are continuously updated to keep practices at the forefront of veterinary medicine. Animal Wellness Center is regularly evaluated to ensure we are meeting these standards. Only 15% of all animal hospitals in North America have earned the AAHA accreditation.

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Dr. Wessels and the dedicated staff take great pride in offering a pleasant, clean and friendly environment for the owners and their companion animal. It is our goal to ensure that you have a positive experience, your concerns are met and most of all, the patient receives the best medical and surgical care available. We want to keep your furry family member happy and healthy so that you can enjoy each other’s company for many years to come.


Hospital Policies

Waiting Room Guidelines

Please check in with our receptionist at the front desk when you arrive for your appointment. If you are a new client, you will be asked to fill out registration paperwork.

Please make sure your dog is on a leash and your cat is in a carrier before getting out of your car and keep your pet contained at all times in the reception area. Also, keep retractable leashes in the short, locked position. This will allow us to provide a safe environment for both clients and patients.

If you do not have a carrier for your cat, please make our reception staff aware so we can place you and your cat into an exam room immediately.

Payment Policies

Payment is due when services are rendered.

We accept cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover

Care Credit is available, upon approval, to finance services. If you are interested in applying for Care Credit, please go to to apply online. You may also apply at the hospital.

Prescription Refill Policies

Federal law prohibits the dispensing of certain medicationsand prescription diets without examination or prescription.

A yearly physical exam is required by our veterinarian before we are able to dispense any medicationsand prescription diets or write a prescription. A biannual exam and current comprehensive bloodwork is required for patients with chronic illness.

If we have not performed a physical exam on your pet in over a year, we will not be able to refill medicationsand prescription diets.

All requests for refills must be made at least 24 hours in advance of pickup.


All dogs must be current on the following vaccines

Rabies, dhpp or titer, bordatella

All cats must be current on the following vaccines

Rabies, frcpc

Flea prevention will be applied at the owner’s expense if fleas are present.