Diane Dodin, DVM, has purchased the respected Prospect Animal Hospital, 2326 E. Rand Rd. in Arlington Heights, Illinois. The clinic will host an Open House Sunday, Aug. 18, Noon-3 p.m., with refreshments, free pet/owner photographs and free give-aways.
Dr. Dodin, with a decade of veterinary experience, is also a longtime volunteer veterinarian at area animal shelters and clinics, including Red Door Animal Shelter. She has donated her time to help countless animals in need.
"I am very excited to serve the Arlington Heights and Northwest Chicago and suburban communities." Dodin said. "This is an ideal location to work from, with many animal lovers in this region."
Dr. Dodin finished her undergraduate degree at Delaware Valley College in Doylestown, Pa. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree, which focused on small animal science. She obtained her veterinary degree from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and finished her clinical year at the University of Illinois in 2003.
Dodin has written columns on veterinary issues for Windy City Times. She also is active in LGBT sports leagues and helped organize soccer events for Gay Games VII in Chicago.
Practice Manager for the clinic is Lynn Henry. Henry has always had a passion for animals, although only now is she able to combine that with a career. She brings a wealth of business education and experience in operations and distribution to Prospect Animal Hospital along with 14 years of veterinary hospital experience. She has been a Lincoln Park Zoo volunteer for more than 20 years.
Prospect Animal Hospital, which focuses on dogs and cats, has plenty of free parking, and is located off the Dempster exit of I-294, 5.9 miles along Rand Road.
Call 847-253-8351. Hours are Monday-Tuesday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Wednesday 9 a.m.-Noon; Thursday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., and Saturday 9 a.m.-Noon.
See www.prospectanimalhospital.com/ or on Facebook: www.facebook.com/ProspectAnimalHospital .