The fleas are ready...are you???
Merial, the maker of Frontline and Heartgard, has released the next big veterinary product, NexGard Chewables. NexGard is designed to provide superior protection from both fleas and ticks in dogs. This is a prescription product available only from veterinarians. NexGard is a beef flavored chewable for dogs 4 pounds and larger. We are proud to announce that we have Merial's NexGard available!
Pet Emergency? Call us right away at 815-634-2424!
If you live in Coal City or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Dr. Christopher Shirkey is a licensed IL veterinarian, treating all types of pets. Your pets’ health and wellbeing are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.
Shirkey Veterinary Clinic is a full service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Dr. Christopher Shirkey has years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Coal City veterinarian.
We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call 815-634-2424 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Coal City veterinarian office is very easy to get to -- and you can find directions on our Contact Us page! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Coal City pet owners.
At Shirkey Veterinary Clinic, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.
Dr. Christopher Shirkey
Coal City Veterinarian | Shirkey Veterinary Clinic | 815-634-2424
135 South Broadway
Coal City, IL 60416
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We really appreciate the excellent service we receive. The employees of Shirkey Veterinary Clinic are there to assist you and your pet with whatever your needs may be. They are truly invested in the well being of your pet and the quality of their life. Thank you, Shirkey Veterinary, for all you do.-Tamara
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