Welcome to Ridge Animal Clinic
Your Veterinarian in LANSING IL

Call us at (708) 474-3100
Pet Emergency? Call us right away at (708) 474-3100!

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If you live in LANSING or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Kerri Katsalis 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.

Ridge Animal 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. Kerri Katsalis 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 LANSING 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 (708) 474-3100 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our LANSING veterinarian office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for LANSING pet owners.

At Ridge Animal Clinic, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.


Kerri Katsalis
LANSING Veterinarian | Ridge Animal Clinic | (708) 474-3100

3667 RIDGE RD
LANSING, IL 60438 3383

Meet Our Staff

  • Dr. Kerri Katsalis

    Dr.Katsalis received her Bachelor of Arts degree in pre-veterinary medicine with minors in chemistry and environmental biology in 1980 from Augustana College, Rock Island, Il. While working on a PhD program in Biotechnology and Engineering at Illinois Institute of Technology she worked in the chemistry field and then in the pharmaceutical field dealing with FDA regulations of pharmaceuticals. In 1986 she was accepted into the veterinary program at Ross University in New York, with their base located on the Island of St. Kitts, West Indies. She purchased Ridge Animal Clinic in 2000. It has certainly been quite an experience watching the clinic grow over the years. She enjoys practicing general veterinary medicine and surgery, especially with a dedicated and caring team who are always looking to improve their clinical knowledge and skills. Along with Dino and her daughter Gabrielle, Dr.Katsalis shares her home with their Shorkie Zu Tank. Education: Ross University Hometown: Dyer,In Pets: Tank

Location

Office Hours

Lansing Office

Monday:

8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Tuesday:

8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Wednesday:

8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Thursday:

8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Friday:

8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Saturday:

8:00 AM-1:00 PM

Sunday:

Closed

Testimonials

  • "The RAC staff is very friendly and caring. They welcomed both Drake and Elly May to the RAC family with open arms."
    A.F.
  • "I've been tsking my dogs to Ridge for over 20 years. They have always done a wonderful job with them. Including two litters of b Shetland Sheepdog puppies. The Dr's. Are great. I usually see Dr Kerri bit not always. They answer questions. The Techs Are nice and careful with my digs5. Of you have an emergency, like a bee sting, they'll see you immediately. I haven't found one negative in all the years."
    Jan K.
  • "I WOULDN'T TRUST ANYONE ELSE! AMAZING! EXCELLENT! THE BEST!"
    Katherine Y.

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