At Companion Animal
Hospital Kenosha

We see your pet as the much-loved family member they are

Companion Kenosha

For years, we provided veterinary services in Kenosha and its surrounding communities as Wolf Merrick Animal Hospital. Now, as Companion Animal Hospital Kenosha, we look forward to continuing our tradition of excellence and compassion and being your number one veterinarian for as long as possible. Our team is excited to welcome you to our beautiful 6,500-square foot facility offering the latest in diagnostic, medical, and surgical capabilities!

We are here to service the cities of Kenosha, WI, Pleasant Prairie, WI, Racine, WI, Zion, IL, Mount Pleasant, WI, Union Grove, WI, Winthrop Harbor, IL, Beach Park, IL, Bristol, WI, Sturtevant, WI and more!


The quality of care we provide is our way of promising nothing but the best for your pet. As an AAHA-accredited animal hospital, we hold ourselves to the highest standards in every area of veterinary medicine. Learn more about our accreditation here.

Hear what our clients are saying about us

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★★★★★ The vet is the best. He cares about your pet. He takes time to explain everything to you and what's the best treatment for your pet.Laurie B.Laurie B. ★★★★★ The entire staff is so friendly and you feel immediately that you found the right place for your pet. They're knowledgeable and compassionate and took their time explaining everything and answering my questions. And my dog, Georgie, loves them!Sherry B.Sherry B. ★★★★★ Friendly and knowledgeable staff. I felt like they genuinely cared about the well being of my animals.Danelle E.Danelle E. ★★★★★ We’ve been bringing our dog here for a few years now and wouldn’t even think of going anywhere else! The staff is always amazing. We have a difficult dog and they do everything they can to make him enjoy being there. Thanks to everyone for your patience and kindness!AshleyAshley ★★★★★ Front desk was very welcoming, I had the best experience with dr.juleen and his nurse. Highly recommend and will definitely be back!Sheila A.Sheila A. ★★★★★ When my cat Blue and I went into the exam room they had a message Welcoming Blue. The nurse and the vet were extremely helpful and thorough. When you check out the staff was fantastic I highly recommend this veterinary place.Connie W.Connie W. ★★★★★ We unfortunately had to put down our sweet old man last week. I cannot rate them as high as they should be rated. From the first call requesting information, to our dog’s final breath, they were amazing, caring and very sensitive to everyone’s needs. Especially our dog! We will be forever grateful for the compassion and care they showed us all! Thank you!!Vincent C.Vincent C. ★★★★★ Have been my veterinarians for both my cats and dogs. People are wonderful! Efficient and warm. Vets are caring and knowledgeable. HIGHLY recommend.Patricia H.Patricia H. ★★★★★ i have been going here for two years now and very pleased with the staff and the take my concerns very seriously and help me with valuable advise .My senior dog loves going to the Vet appointments. i would highly recommend this place.ron eron e ★★★★★ First visit and everyone was so kind. Dr. Kahlkof was super friendly and knowledgeable. Would recommend this office to anyone looking for a vet!MJ C.MJ C. ★★★★★ Have been going here for years. Best place I know for my babies. Always there for us .MarleneMarlene ★★★★★ I had to take my cat of 19 years there to be euthanized and they were the nicest staff I've ever dealt with and even sent a card signed by all the staff and gave us ink paw prints for freeJames S.James S. ★★★★★ The online communication is a great option for today's more hectic lifestyle. I'm very happy Companion Animal Hospital Kenosha provides this option and responds to your requests so quickly. Great move, Companion Animal Hospital Kenosha!!Don't search any further. Use Wolf Merrick Animal Hospital.Scott T.Scott T. ★★★★★ everyone here is so amazing! took the best care of my sweet girl Moo! always answered all my questions and concerns. and Elise is absolutely AMAZING!!! she’s so compassionate and helped ease my mind about Moos surgery!Justa W.Justa W. ★★★★★ Your pups are your family and I trust our staff and vets at Companion, they've provided excellent care, compassion and concern for our family.Kimberly C.Kimberly C. ★★★★★ Dr Juleen is my favorite vet ever.Teri H.Teri H. ★★★★★ It's always comforting bringing our dogs here. The staff is more than friendly, efficient and so good with my dogs.. The Vet is thorough, patient and always concerned with the care of my dogs. Thanks for the great service.Sue P.Sue P. ★★★★★ Buddy had a dental procedure done recently at Companion. We were treated with the utmost care. Dr Nick called me after the procedure to tell me how the it went. Everyone was kind, and treated Buddy like the special doggie he is. Thank you Companion! ♥️Jan Tarmann G.Jan Tarmann G. ★★★★★ They did a great job explaining the best way to heal my dogs puncture wound!Greg K.Greg K. ★★★★★ Dr Nick was awesome!! So kind and caring and understanding of my cats needs. We’ll be sticking with him as our family’s vet. The nurse we had was also so sweet. Overall great experience!Kristen B.Kristen B. ★★★★★ I had to put my dog, Jack, to sleep. He was 14 1/4 years old. Dr. Rue was absolutely so considerate and so compassionate. They really helped me thru this difficult time. The nurse Karcie was so understanding and sympathetic.Thank you so much there is difficult time it could have easily been a nightmare but it wasn't. Thank you so much for being you.Melodie Eskew W.Melodie Eskew W. ★★★★★ I bring my Princess here for all her needs, they are excellent and go above and beyond for my pitbullAlan R.Alan R. ★★★★★ Companion deserves many more stars than just 5. The Drs and the staff are the best in what they do. I’ve been with them for many, many years and the times they have gone above and beyond to answer a question, concern or to squeeze my pet in are more than I could ever count. I can be 110 % certain that my fur babies will get the best care possible and I’m thankful that they are my pups caregiver Just a great place with a great group of people.lisa A.lisa A. ★★★★★ I love the service and dedication of every single employee here, from the front desk to the nurses to the doctors, you can tell they love what they do. My dogs love every single one of them. They are trustworthy and their attention to detail is off the charts, always available to answer questions and ease my mind. I'll never go anywhere else.Michelle A.Michelle A. ★★★★★ I took my best friend here for her original prognosis, and eventually her final day. The staff was beyond kind for each step. I couldn't have asked for a better place to send my puppy to Heaven. She passed away in my arms, feeling safe. The cremation process was handled with so much thought and care. Today, I received an unexpected letter from them with prints of my dog's paws and a hand signed condolences from each of the staff. I let out the most primal sound upon opening that letter. This is the kindest veterinarian clinic I have ever stepped inside, and I seriously recommend this place, in life and in death.koi K.koi K. ★★★★★ The doctors and nurses were very friendly!! They explained everything in great detail and gave me lots of great information regarding my little fur babies!! I had to have one of my fur babies put to sleep, they did a wonderful job, and they were very caring and sympathic towards me during this time. I honestly love Companion Animal Hospital!!!Shirley M.Shirley M. ★★★★★ Took my pup there for a checkup and vaccinations. A great visit for the both of us. First, this building is nice and clean. The staff, VERY friendly and polite. This is my first pup in YEARS. What I recall from taking my first dog to the vet before was her hating it and terrified. Now, the only time my pup cried was as we were leaving lol. The nurse was super friendly with him and so was the Dr. The Dr gave him his shots so smoothly that not even I noticed it lol. I HIGHLY recommend this facility!!!Taz D.Taz D. ★★★★★ I recently had an slight emergency incident with one of my dogs, (on a Sunday evening) and I call my personal vet and many others with no luck. I call Companion 24 hrs service number and got information on what I needed to do to help my dog until we could we could go in the next day. I then called Companion Animal Hospital in Kenosha, and received nothing but the best service. Staff was fantastic, caring and willing to help in any way. They fit me in their schedule, they treated my dog with absolute care, and constantly kept me up to date on the procedures they were doing throughout the whole visit.They even called the next day to see how she was doing. I can't wait to go back for follow up visit. I would definitely recommend this hospital to anyone and everyone.Amy H.Amy H. ★★★★★ Compassionate care with excellent customer service. Dr. Juleen and staff are the best!Dana F.Dana F. ★★★★★ I have gone to Companion (formerly Wolf Merrick) for YEARS. I have a "zoo." Dogs and cats... The staff there is always wonderful, caring, and knowledgeable. My dogs get spoiled with treats, and recently, my Hound charmed all the ladies! Hahaha! Great place to take your furry family member! I even had an incident recently while on a trip in my RV, where my Hound had a "digestive issue." The Doc took time out of her busy day to give me some great advice while I was on the road... Very much appreciated!Christina G.Christina G. ★★★★★ Companion Animal Hospital is simply awesome. I've taken my dog Kaylee there for years. They are so professional and caring. I would highly recommend them.Jackie B.Jackie B. ★★★★★ Amazing people. Very helpful and understanding.james L.james L. ★★★★★ The staff were so gentle and loving with our very senior cat. They really helped Alley out. 🥰Dedra H.Dedra H. ★★★★★ Been going to Companion Animal Hospital for over 15 years and have always had the best care from the veterinarians and staff members. Always professional and caring.Juli Z.Juli Z. ★★★★★ Great people and Service. Been going here for 15 years. Love this place and so do my dogs.James B.James B. ★★★★★ I brought my cat in for his wellness exam. The receptionist greeted us with a friendly hello. The seating area was roomy and even included individual cushions for all. I was called on time, and the visit went without a hitch. They were very careful and loving with my cat. Checkout was quick and out the door I went. Companion is conveniently located and has evening hours. I would definitely recommend this clinic.Phyllis MPhyllis M ★★★★★ I have been bringing my dogs here for many years and I always have a wonderful experience. Very professional and kind to my fur babies.Cindy D.Cindy D. ★★★★★ We have been going to Companion Animal Hospital Kenosha since they were Wolf Merrick Animal Hospital, and I can honestly say the only thing that changed was the name.Everyone at Companion is fantastic, from the staff to the Vetranarians; they are always friendly and professional. They always take the time to answer every question and ensure we understand the answers thoroughly. I recommend them to everyone, even friends and family, considering getting a pet.Stephanie K.Stephanie K. ★★★★★ Staff & doctors are wonderful. They are always friendly & helpful. We have been with them for 4yrs & would never go to another.Donna K.Donna K. ★★★★★ I have been going to them even before they have the new name...At least 15 years. I wouldn't bring any of my fuzz babies anywhere else...I have complete trust in them. Everyone one is great..with both myself and my pet....have patience, great communication, thoughtful...Doctor Juleen is the best!!!!...Diane MarangerDiane M.Diane M. ★★★★★ First time here and was very happy. Everyone was so nice. They took wonderful care of my JoJo. Very efficient.Elizabeth W.Elizabeth W. ★★★★★ Dr. Rau always goes above and beyond for every pet she sees, young or old. You can really tell how much care she has for animals by the compassion she shows in every visit. I'm beyond grateful to have found such an amazing vet.Bailey P.Bailey P. ★★★★★ My cat Boo had a great experience as well as my dogCharley recent experience.I highly recommend their services. 🐾🦴✌️Cindy S.Cindy S. ★★★★★ I have gone to Companion for about 10 years, my little yorkie Cinnamon was always greeted with love and patience. Although, I know longer live in Kenosha. Companion was always followed up with me & listen to this dog mama's questions.Alvarez M.Alvarez M. ★★★★★ They are great with all our dogs. Highly recommend them.Maria C.Maria C. ★★★★★ I started taking my dogs to Dr. Petereit around 1999. He took great care of my best boy from day one. He cared for all three of my GSD for all their lives and they loved him. I have cats now and wouldn't trust any other Vet Hospital. My cats love the vets and staff! So do I. I never feel silly asking questions or advice. Cleanest & best smelling vet office too. (Dr. Scott, please, never retire!)Virginia H.Virginia H. ★★★★★ I was visiting family and needed care for my dog. They were able to see him same day. The nurse and doctor were very gentle with him and listened to our concerns. After treatment he was more comfortable. I am very happy with the practice.P H.P H. ★★★★★ First time visit, with our first family pet. Everyone was friendly and seemed to love animals and their job. I would highly recommend Companion to all!Karisa P.Karisa P. ★★★★★ This my second German Shepherd that I'm taking to Companion.The staff is awesome and the vets are great, especially Dr Rau. She is always willing to take her time to explain things to you. I would recommend this vet and staff to allKathye PKathye P ★★★★★ We had to take our cat in who had never been to the vet. The staff was very helpful and took time to answer any questions we had. It’ll certainly be our go to vet for anything in the future.Brandon P.Brandon P. ★★★★★ Great staff and facility! Staff are responsive to queries. We appreciate it a lot that they reply to us in a timely manner with regards to our pet's health and well-being. Also, for those who are not aware, Companion offers 10% military discount.TeiTei ★★★★★ As I went into the building I was immediately welcomed and assisted I came in as an emergency visit and the staff was amazing. The were comforting kept calm to help keep you calm offered you a beverage and held your animal as if you would. Reasonable pricing! Highly recommendedJeremy and Angel H.Jeremy and Angel H. ★★★★★ Everyone and everything about this place is great!Paul C.Paul C. ★★★★★ They make my pets and me feel like a part of their extended vet family. They know what they're doing, they take the time to listen, and you can just tell that everyone who works there loves what they do and their job. Dr. Rothman is an amazing veterinarian too!!Tara N.Tara N. ★★★★★ I’ve moved around a lot and have 4 dogs and 2 horses, so I’ve interacted with many different vets. The staff here is always very friendly and knowledgeable. They are always upfront about cost of any procedure and medication so they aren’t handing me an insane surprise bill. REALLY appreciate that. I feel Dr. Kilkov is very honest and polite about addressing health concerns. The hours are good, I appreciate that they are open later on certain days so I can make appointments for after work. I like bringing my dogs here and they love going!Allie J.Allie J. ★★★★★ Simply the best veterinarians, nurses, and staff in Kenosha and the surrounding areas. Super responsive and caring to my dog's needs, and always friendly and willing to be patient to answer all of my questions. They've been extraordinary in their practices during the pandemic, but I've been going to them for years prior, and they've always been this way, so it's no surprise. Would highly recommend them for all the paws in your family.John O.John O. ★★★★★ Our sassy cat Jadie Bug was not happy to discover her stroller ride today was to the vet's office for her yearly checkup and vaccines😳 However, thanks to Companion's fear-free methods and Dr. Kalkhof's gentle ways, she did not growl, scream or grumble at all which is amazing for Jadie Bug. She was quite the lil lovey girl when we got home too which is unusual for our little sassy panther🐈‍⬛ Thanks for doing such a great job to calm our wild girl. This was our best visit yet with her! You guys are awesome!Shannon A.Shannon A. ★★★★★ I am new to the area and had to make unfortunate decision to put my dog to rest due to age and failing health. I called several in the area to get information and pricing options. From each phone call this particular place truly treated me with compassion and spoke compassionately. The other places seemed matter of fact about the process. Upon arrival we were greeted and placed in a very nice, quiet, dim room with blanket on floor and greeted timely. We were told what to expect and given as much time as we needed without feeling pressured. The doctor and nurse got right down on floor and met our babygirl and comforted her and pet her. They truly made us feel cared about and not rushed.Donna J.Donna J. ★★★★★ Always takes the greatest care and gives quick appointment options! Tried many vets won’t ever change !Cassie H.Cassie H. ★★★★★ All of the staff and the doctor were kind, loving and responsive; taking good care of my cat Tiger and including a 10% discount for veterans.Ted P.Ted P. ★★★★★ An amazing clinical with great staff. My cat (almost) enjoys being here with all the extra attention he getsCassandraCassandra ★★★★★ From the moment you enter the clinic everyone greets you and all are very friendly. The clinic is very clean and kept sanitized. Dr. Kalkhof is very attentive, friendly and professional. Due to a recent move from Illinois, I’m happy I joined the clinic.Evelyn L.Evelyn L. ★★★★☆ Professional staff and friendly. Did great with my dog Streeter. Just wish they had payment plans so I could get my dog his vaccines.Stephanie L.Stephanie L.js_loader

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4415 52nd Street,
Kenosha, WI 53144


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Our Veterinary Services

The question should not be “What do we offer?” but “What don’t we offer?” Our status as a full-service animal hospital is no exaggeration. It is our goal to be able to meet as many of your pet’s health needs as possible so they can receive consistent, lifelong care from a team they know and trust. Call us at (262) 652-4266 to learn more.

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They make my pets and me feel like a part of their extended vet family. They know what they’re doing, they take the time to listen, and you can just tell that everyone who works there loves what they do and their job. Dr. Rothman is an amazing veterinarian too!!

Tara N.

First time visit, with our first family pet. Everyone was friendly and seemed to love animals and their job. I would highly recommend Companion to all!

Karisa P.

My wife and I have been customers at Companion Animal Hospital since 2017. If you are looking for a vet and a team who truly care about your pet and are extremely competent, look no further. They are as personable as they are professional.

Ralph G.

As I went into the building I was immediately welcomed and assisted I came in as an emergency visit and the staff was amazing. The were comforting kept calm to help keep you calm offered you a beverage and held your animal as if you would. Reasonable pricing! Highly recommended

Jeremy H.