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About us

Complete Veterinary Care

& Surgery for Dogs & Cats

SPORTSVET Animal Medical Center offers a full range of veterinary medical services for dogs and cats, including pet surgery, holistic medicine, wellness and preventive care, and pet dental care. In addition, we offer support services such as pet boarding and pet owner education.

Our Mission & Goals

Our mission at SPORTSVET Animal Medical Center is to provide pets and owners with unique and comprehensive services that improve the quality of life for companion animals and strengthen the human-animal bond.

We created this mission in support of the following goals:

  • To become the premier provider of veterinary medicine, surgery, and rehabilitation in central Illinois.
  • To provide services utilizing sound medical principles, the most current technology, and care that benefits the pet population.
  • To deliver consistent quality and compassionate veterinary care for dogs and cats.
  • To offer unique services such as canine physical therapy and sports medicine.

Every member of our team is dedicated to building, supporting, and maintaining positive and rewarding relationships between pets and their owners. Our veterinary focus is on enhancing life, optimizing function, and maximizing performance for every patient.

Who We Are

Our history stems from an abiding interest in medicine, in helping to make the good better and the better best. Meet our veterinarians and staff to discover more about their education, background, and interests. We pride ourselves on compassionate care and quality services.

Once you have become fully acquainted with our professional team, take a virtual tour of our facility. Find out why we say, “SPORTSVET Animal Medical Center is Where Extra Is Ordinary!”

Find us on the map! Serving the Champaign-Urbana Area

General Practice Hours

We're open 24/7 for emergency care. The following hours are for scheduled appointments:


8:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-12:00 pm


Open 24 Hours for Emergency Care


Feedback from our clients

  • "SportsVet Animal Medical Center was the best vet I have ever had. I live in Minneapolis now and not only are all of the vets very expensive, they do not really seem to care in the same way Dr. Jacobs did."
  • "Dr. Jacobs and his staff are AMAZING. Every time I called, which was often (multiple times a week), they were happy to speak with me. They even sent me video of her during her underwater treadmill therapy. 4.5 years later, while some of her other joints struggle, her knee is perfect."
  • "Dixie had her TPLO surgery on Jan. 10th and went for her first water therapy yesterday. She is doing great. Getting stronger and using her leg more everyday. Everyone at SportsVet is soooo supportive and caring. Thank you again so much!!!!"
  • "I’ve never seen a vet be so caring and compassionate to not only the animals, but the animals owners as well. We think so highly of Dr. Jacobs and his staff that we travel and hour and a half for all our vet needs."