VCA Hawthorn Animal Hospital Staff

VCA Hawthorn Animal Hospital

Phone: 847-362-0780
Fax: 847-362-0791
203 Route 45
Vernon Hills, IL 60061
Business Hours
Sun Closed

Caring for pets... and their people, too.

Welcome to VCA Hawthorn Animal Hospital!

We look forward to seeing you and your dog, cat and other small animals. Everyone on our staff believes the better we get to know you and your pets, the better we can provide the best possible healthcare for them. When you come in, you'll see exactly why our veterinarians are praised for their kind and thorough care. We take great pride in our attention to detail and we never rush through an exam. We will also carefully track the course of your pet's healthcare progress, which is so important to your pet's long-term health.

At every visit or even on the telephone, you'll be served by experienced, knowledgeable members of our staff. Our veterinarians, veterinary technicians and other pet-friendly personnel are trained to the highest standards. Their knowledge of the latest veterinary medicines and procedures ensures that all our pet patients get the best in prevention and healing methods. We look forward to serving ...See More

New to VCA?

We provide veterinary services for every stage in your pet's life, from her first shots to a lifetime of preventive care to keep her happy and healthy.

Our services don't end at our hospital doors.  As a member of the VCA family, our veterinarians have access to extensive medical resources, not the least of which is the VCA knowledge base, which allows our doctors to tap into the collected knowledge of over 2,000 VCA veterinarians.

And if your pet ever needs truly advanced veterinary care, VCA Specialty Hospitals are ready to help.  These twenty-eight clinics provide state-of-the-art care in orthopedic surgery, physical therapy, advanced oncology, and even such cutting-edge treatments as stem cell therapy.

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and staff and learn more about them. Our doctors and staff have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

Dr. Mara Schnayer
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: Oregon State University

Dr. Mara Schnayer was born in Chicago Illinois.  She moved with her family to California where she attended California Polytechnic State University

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Dr. Katie Dymek
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Katie Dymek moved to the United States from Poland in 1997.  She graduated with distinction from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana

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Convenient, Affordable Wellness Plans

Membership includes:

  • Convenient monthly payments
  • 5 visits to VCA each year
  • Doctor-recommended vaccines
  • Prevention and early detection tests for serious diseases
  • Routine dental care for your pet
  • Peace of mind knowing you are doing the best for your pet

To enroll in VCA CareClub®, call us at
847-362-0780 or request an appointment.