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Higgins Animal Clinic

Higgins Animal Clinic

1705 W. Belmont | Chicago , IL 60657

Call 773-668-0040
Monday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am - 7:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Friday 9:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday 8:00am - 2:00pm
Sunday Closed
  • Beautiful 18,000 square ft facility
  • Prevention is our main goal.
  • We care for dogs, cats, and exotics
  • Family owned and operated.
  • Open evenings and Saturdays.
  • Animal Boarding
  • Animal Daycare
  • Animal Flea Control
  • Animal Microchipping
  • Declawing
  • Exotic Animal Vet
  • Holistic Veterinary Medicine
  • Reptile Vet
  • Small Animal Vet
  • Spaying/Neutering
  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Dentistry
  • Veterinary Docking
  • Veterinary Euthanasia
  • Veterinary Medical Specialties
  • Veterinary Surgery
  • Veterinary Vaccinations
  • New Pet Initial Visit
  • Physical Exam

The Higgins Animal Clinic is a beautiful 3-story state of the art clinic in the heart of the Lakeview area. It has been a well-respected fixture in the community for over 50 years. The current owner, Dr. Roberts, is the son-in-law of the original owner, Dr. Higgins. Dr. Roberts has been with the practice since 1971.

Services available include complete veterinary diagnostics and treatment, surgery and dentistry of companion animals including dogs, cats, and exotics. However, we do not treat birds or fish.

For new clients, the first examination of one cat, dog or ferret is complimentary.

Coffee and hot chocolate is served in our bright, airy waiting area, where pet parents can see our photo display of the newest pet children to become patients of our clinic, look out of our large atrium style windows and enjoy the atmosphere of our caring, dedicated staff.

Please give us a call today. We'd love to have you partner with us for your pet care needs!

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Dr. Humphrey Roberts
Dr. Humphrey Roberts

Dr. Roberts is the Owner-Practioner of Wheeling Animal Hospital and Pet Resort, Higgins Animal Clinic and Arlington Golf Animal Clinic. He has been a licensed Veterinarian for over 30 years.

Dr. Roberts has a great deal of experience with all breeds of dogs, cats and exotics, including pot-bellied pigs, ferrets, rabbits, hamsters, gerbils and reptiles.

Dr. Roberts began his career in Veterinary Medicine at the age of 15, when he was hired by Dr. Higgins of the Higgins Animal Clinic in Chicago to work as a veterinary assistant. After graduating from Lane Technical high school, he attended University of Illinois, Chicago Circle campus. After graduation, he attended the University of Veracruz and received his degree in veterinary medicine in 1981.

Dr. Roberts and his wife, Joan, have two daughters, Lindsay and Alyssa. They also have a small menagerie of pets at home. In his free time, Dr. Roberts enjoys playing basketball and listening to music.

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Dr. Benjamin Quarrles
Dr. Benjamin Quarrles

Dr. Benjamin Quarrles graduated from Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2009. Originally from the Seattle, Washington area, he enjoys the big city atmosphere Chicago has to offer. In his free time, he enjoys playing sports, reading, and being involved in church.

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Dr. Shana Damiana
Dr. Shana Damiana

Dr. Shana Damiana grew up in the suburbs of Chicago and spent the summers in Idaho at her father´┐Żs ranch. She attended the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign for undergrad earning her degree in Animal Science in 2004. She then continued on to veterinary school earning her degree in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Illinois in 2008. After graduation she moved to Florida practicing both in a mixed animal practice and a small animal practice before moving back to Chicago.

She is very happy to be back to Chicago and to be part of the Higgins family. In her free time she enjoys horseback riding, outdoor activities and traveling.

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