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Old Town Animal Care Center

Dog laying in grass

About Us

Old Town Animal Care Center

As your chosen veterinary care provider, it’s important to us that you know all there is to know about our animal hospital, and what we do for pet families and animal welfare organizations in the community. We believe that to truly improve the lives of people and their loving companions, our care and compassion for Chicago pets should extend far beyond the walls of our facility.


We're here for you in Old Town & Chicago

We value the bonds between people and their pets and strive to build lasting relationships with pet owners to ensure that they have many wonderful years to spend with their companion. It is our sincerest wish that we earn your trust and be the veterinarian you turn to whenever your pet is in need. Every pet family deserves reliable, high-quality service. Our veterinarians can assist your pet's needs and provide expertise in orthopedics, wellness care and health certificates.

Dr. Tony Kremer at Old Town Animal Care Center with a small dog

Our Founder

Dr. Tony Kremer

Dr. Tony Kremer owns nine veterinary hospitals in the Chicagoland area and two in Ohio. He is the founder of Help Save Pets, an animal shelter which has saved more than 14,000 pets since 2000. Dr. Tony’s knowledge, insight, and advice are shared regularly with major media outlets across the nation and in the third-largest market. Dr. Tony is also a member of the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association Public Education Committee that routinely gets the word out about responsible pet ownership.

Dr. Tony graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 1990 and later conducted post-graduate course work at The Ohio State University in orthopedic surgery. This special interest in Orthopedic Surgery has led to performing advanced knee and hip procedures as well as complicated fracture repair in all of his practices. In his spare time, Dr. Tony loves to motorcycle, scuba dive, and play guitar.

Dogs and cats in city park in grass

Pets We Serve

Common Household Pets: Dogs & Cats