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Shirkey Veterinary Clinic

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135 South Broadway
Coal City, IL 60416
Phone: 815-634-2424
Fax: 815-634-2460

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Thanksgiving Closure:   

 We will be closed November 20th thru November 25th for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Our employees deserve the opportunity to spend time with their families. 

We will reopen Monday, November 26th at 8 am.

If you have an emergency please call:

CARE Animal Emergency Clinic in Plainfield at:

(877) 859-7387   

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Welcome to Shirkey Veterinary Clinic

Your Veterinarian in Coal City, IL
Call us at 815-634-2424

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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Exclusive Offer

New Puppies and/or Kittens will receive a complimentary exam
on their first visit.  
**Keep in mind that if they are sick they will be needing more care and a Comprehensive exam may need to be done at your expense.  They must be seen by Dr. Shirkey within three (3) weeks after bringing them home.

Sign-up using the form or call us at 815-634-2424 to take advantage of this exclusive offer.

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Request an Appointment Pet Portal Online Forms Our patient forms are available online so they can be completed in the convenience of your own home or office.


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.

Office Hours


After Hour Emergency Clinic Phone Numbers

CARE Animal Emergency Services of Plainfield at:
(877) 859-7387   
24 hour clinic, weekends & holidays


Animal Emergency of Mokena at: 
(708) 326-4800
Monday through Friday 7 PM - 8 AM
1 PM Saturday through 8 AM Monday
All Holidays


VCA Aurora Animal Hospital at:  
(630) 301-6100.
Monday through Friday 6PM-8AM
4 PM Saturday through 8 AM Monday


Our Mission...and our promise "Our goal at Shirkey Veterinary Clinic is to provide quality care for our client's pets so they can have a healthy, happy, and rewarding life.  The staff of Shirkey Veterinary Clinic strives to work with our clients to offer the best possible care and treatment to our client's pets.  We consider all aspects of the care of our patients and always do what is best for the client and their pet."


135 South Broadway
Coal City, IL 60416
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  • Phone: 815-634-2424
  • Fax: 815-634-2460
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