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Our doctors are experienced in all types of conditions and treatments. Beyond first rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and a very calm environment so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting his or her own Byron veterinarian.
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 815-234-5424 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Byron veterinarian office is very easy to get to, and you can find directions on our Contact Us page. You can also subscribe to our newsletter which is created especially for our pet owners. In between your veterinary visits, your pet will benefit from you reading these free informative articles.
At Blackhawk Veterinary Service, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.
Dr. Julia Dr. Kevin Sugden
Byron Veterinarian | Blackhawk Veterinary Service | 815-234-5424
5548 Route 72 East
Byron, IL 61010
Byron Office Hours
|Monday||6 am||6 pm|
|Tuesday||6 am||6 pm|
|Wednesday||6 am||6 pm|
|Thursday||6 am||6 pm|
|Friday||6 am||6 pm|
|6 am||6 am||6 am||6 am||6 am||7 am||Closed|
|6 pm||6 pm||6 pm||6 pm||6 pm||Noon||Closed|
|9 am||Closed||12 pm||Closed||9 am||8-12 am||Closed|
|6 pm||Closed||6 pm||Closed||6 pm||Closed||Closed|
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