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Welcome to Merritt & Associates

Merritt & Associates Equine Hospital is a state-of-the-art equine veterinary and surgery facility located near Chicago, Illinois. MAEH is one of the few veterinary hospitals in North America committed to the health and soundness of sport  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 and partner Dana Marsh, DVM, CVA.   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 to the team, providing surgical, integrated medicine, internal medicine,  and preventative health care.

MAEH is the foremost equine medical facility in the Midwest, providing cutting edge technology to assist our highly skilled veterinarians and our board certified surgeon, diagnose and treat your horse.  Whether you are in need of specialized services, routine or critical care, we will be there , at your barn or in our hospital, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.


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 is what guides the hospital’s daily priorities and activities.