Lakeside Veterinary Hospital in Carbondale is committed to providing unrivaled veterinary medical services. Take a few minutes to read about the history of our practice (Our History), what we stand for (Our Core Values), the family at Lakeside that is here for you (Our Team), and what other people think about us (Testimonials). We are sure that our commitment to Integrity, Service & Excellence will shine through as you learn more.

If you’re ready to see us in action, call us at (618) 529-2236 or request an appointment online today!


Lakeside Veterinary is proud to offer 24 Hour Veterinary Emergency & Urgent Care Services.

All emergencies are handled out of our Carbondale location. We are proud to have teamed up with some of the best, local veterinarians to offer our community this much needed service.  Read More>
Their regular hours are Monday – Sunday:  7:00 am – 11:00 pm. The emergency doctors are on call outside of these hours and will be ready to help at a moment’s notice!

Payment Options

In order to focus on our patients’ needs, customer service and minimizing costs, we do not bill. We request that you pay for services provided at the time of your pet’s visit. If you have any questions about our payment policy, please feel free to ask.

1. We accept cash, checks (with Driver’s License), MasterCard, Visa, Discover, American Express, Debit, and Care Credit.

2. When unexpected illness strikes a pet, unexpected expense strikes as well. Lakeside Care Credit Transparent 2Veterinary Hospital understands this and is able to make some special arrangements through the CareCredit program. It takes just 5 minutes to complete an application and will allow you to break down your payment into 3 monthly installments. You can apply online at:

Types of Pets Seen

We can care for many types of pets (*Select veterinarians only, call us for more information):canstockphoto22915950 cropped

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Rabbits*
  • Pocket Pets*
  • Birds*
  • Reptiles*
  • Small Farm Animals*


Lakeside Veterinary Hospital is part of many associations that we feel exemplify the standards that we hold to: American Association Of Feline Practitioners, American Association of Swine Veterinarians, American Veterinary Medical Association, Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association, and Carbondale Chamber of Commerce.