Welcome to Merritt & Associates
Merritt & Associates Equine Hospital, established in 1990, is a state-of-the-art equine veterinary facility located near Chicago, Illinois. As one of the few veterinary hospitals in North America committed to the health and soundness of sport and race horses, while also serving pleasure horses, Merritt & Associates is comprised of highly trained veterinarians and staff dedicated to preventing, diagnosing, and treating injuries and illnesses in horses.
Merritt & Associates is owned and led by internationally recognized equine sports medicine expert, Keith Merritt, DVM. Dr. Merritt’s vast experience in diagnosing, treating, and rehabilitating performance and pleasure horses makes him one of the most sought-after clinicians in his field.
Dr. Merritt’s associates add valuable experience, providing internal medicine, surgical, preventative health care and additional sports medicine expertise. They are available to take new cases as well as consult with your regular veterinarian.
Merritt & Associates’ guiding philosophy is simple:
Improve & maintain each horse’s health so that it can comfortably perform at the peak of its ability, while also enjoying a longer, more successful career and productive life.
This commitment is the foundation upon which Dr. Merritt built Merritt & Associates and what guides the hospital’s daily priorities and activities.