Welcome to Rochelle Veterinary Hospital

A Full-service Pet Facility with a highly-trained friendly staff!
Call us at 815-562-5207

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Rochelle Veterinary Hospital welcomes you and your favorite four-legged family members to our clinic. Our staff looks forward to working with you and your pets. Our goal is to provide high quality medicine and compassionate care for your pets throughout their lifetime.

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If you live in Rochelle or the surrounding area, then you have picked the perfect site to find a veterinarian. Dr. Lynn Deets, Dr. Nicole Marquardt, and Dr. Taryn Pfeiffer are licensed veterinarians looking forward to treating your furry companions. Your pet's health and well being is very important to us and we will take every step to give your pet the best possible care.

Rochelle Veterinary Hospital is a full service animal hospital and will take both emergency cases as well as less urgent medical, surgical, and dental issues. Our doctors have a combined 50+ years of experience treating companion animals. We provide first rate pet care, while making our clinic comfortable and kid-friendly. Your pets are at ease in our separate waiting areas for dogs and cats.

We have a number of resources for you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Browse around and look at our articles and pet videos. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention. If you want to ask a question call 815-562-5207 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our clinic is very easy to get to at the corner of Rt 251 and Flagg Rd. You can find directions on our Contact Us page. You can also subscribe to our newsletter which is created especially for Rochelle area pet owners. In between your veterinary visits, your pet will benefit from you reading these free informative articles.

At Rochelle Veterinary Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. Nicole Marquardt,  Dr. Taryn Pfeiffer, Dr. Lynn Deets, and Dr. Steve Baker
Rochelle Veterinary Hospital | 815-562-5207

1381 North 7th St.
Rochelle, IL 61068

rochellevet@mail.com

Testimonials

  • "I can only say kind wonderful words concerning Dr Marquardt and Dr Baker. For that matter, I can only say kind words about the Doctors who come and fill in. They have gone out of their way to accomodate me and my Bassets. The staff has been very caring, and always asking about my furrbabies... I trust these people with my furrbabies whole heartedly. Thank you once again for all of your help."
    Michele White, Rochelle, IL

Office Hours

Monday:

8:00 am

5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am

5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am

5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am

5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am

5:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am

12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Closed

Featured Articles

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  • Catnip: Why Cats Love It

    Few things stimulate a cat's pleasure faster than catnip. Exposure to this simple herb can reveal a new side to their feline personality. Many cats will go crazy at the smell of this plant. Catnip has a reputation of being a feline drug and many cat owners wonder if it is safe to give it to their pet. ...

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  • Family Cats and Pregnant Women: Take Measures to Prevent Toxoplasmosis Infection

    Nothing must spoil the joys of becoming a new parent. Not even your pets. But family cats with normal, every day habits can pose a risk to expectant women. Women's immune systems can be disturbed by a parasite carried in fecal matter. If you're the primary caretaker of your family's feline friend it ...

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  • Feline Stomatitis: Treatments

    Cats rarely display their pain, but cats with feline stomatitis are often the exception. If your cat appears to have mouth pain, is reluctant to eat, doesn't want to groom, is drooling, and doesn't want you to open its mouth, it may be suffering from this debilitating, degenerative oral condition, and ...

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  • Epilepsy

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  • Sugar Gliders

    Thinking of getting a sugar glider? These tiny marsupials are energetic and friendly, making them popular choices as pets. Though they weigh less than a half-pound, they're more closely related to kangaroos than they are flying squirrels. If you think a sugar glider would make an ideal pet for your family, ...

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  • Caring for Senior Cats

    Thanks to advancements in veterinary care, today’s cats can live well into their teen years. It is not uncommon for cats to live to be 18 or even older. However, in order for cats to live a long full life, they need proactive veterinary care to stay healthy. As cats age, they are at greater risk for ...

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  • Zoonosis

    Zoonosis refers to diseases that can be transmitted to humans from animals. In particular, they occur when an infected animal passes on bacteria, parasites, fungi or viruses to humans through scratches, saliva, feces and urine. Vectors (e.g., organisms like fleas and ticks) can also carry zoonotic diseases ...

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  • Create an Environment Your Cat Will Love

    The Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery confirms that feline emotional wellbeing, behavior and physical health are a result of how comfortable they are in their environment. Understanding how our cats interact with their environment can help us create a space for owners and cats to mutually thrive ...

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  • Feline Leukemia Virus: What You Need to Know

    Feline leukemia (FeLV) is a virus that weakens your cat's immune system. Unfortunately, when the immune system does not function properly, your cat may be more likely to develop other diseases, such as cancer and blood disorders. How Cats Contract Feline Leukemia Cats get feline leukemia from other cats. ...

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