About us

Effingham, IL veterinary care!

Located in Effingham, Illinois, Dr. Nanci Wood-Huels and her staff are 100% committed to your pet’s health. The Pet Wellness Center of Southern Illinois was established by Drs. Stan and Nanci Huels in 1988. The Drs. and staff will exceed your expectations in providing the highest quality of compassionate care for your pet.

Pet Wellness Center of Southern Illinois is a full service small animal hospital and diagnostic center. We offer the most innovative services for your pet in the form of in-house laboratory services, digital radiology and ultrasound teaming up with other top-notch veterinarians and referral centers in the Midwest. Our surgical skills and suites are 2nd to none, providing the safest and most innovative techniques in fluid administration, anesthesia and in-surgery monitoring.

Pet Wellness Center of Southern Illinois accepts all pet insurances, care credit, along with all other conventional forms of payment.

AAHA-Accredited Hospitals: Champions for Excellent Care
We are an AAHA-accredited veterinary hospital. That means we hold ourselves to a higher standard. Pets are our passion. And keeping them healthy is our #1 priority. Here, we strive to deliver excellent care for pets. Because your pets deserve nothing less

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Due to COVID-19, our hours may differ. Please call to find out the most up-to-date hours.


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7:30 am-3:30 pm