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Lake County Equine Practice, LLC is a full service equine ambulatory practice in northeastern Illinois, serving Lake County and the surrounding area. Committed to our clients and their horses, we aim to provide the highest quality of equine veterinary care and excellent service to ensure the health and performance of every horse we serve.
Lake County Equine Practice, LLC strives to provide exceptional preventative care, medical/surgical, sports medicine, and dentistry services. In addition, emergency services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. At Lake County Equine Practice, your horse comes first. We have access to the latest information to provide the very best in patient care and client education.
Laurel A. Meininger, DVM | Gary P. Koehler, DVM
Lake County Equine Practice, LLC | 847.975.6831
P.O. Box 998
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Website Photos Courtesy of Laura Vento and Margaret Block West
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