- We strive to provide complete care for our patients. Learn more about all the services we provide.
Services & More
Decatur veterinarians Dr. Shelly Stevens and Dr. Robert Groesch, as well as the entire staff of our Decatur veterinary hospital, are committed to your pet's continuing health and well being. Our hospital is known for excellence in pet care, both in compassionate care and cutting edge veterinary medicine. We have provided Decatur and the neighboring communities of Macon, Forsyth, Blue Mound, Mount Zion, and Boody, veterinary care with a personal touch for many years. It is this combination of a personal and professional approach that has made Fairview Hospital for Animals the choice of many throughout Macon County. We have recently partnered with Pets for Patriots. This organization helps place shelter animals with military families.
Our Decatur veterinary hospital, owned by a husband and wife veterinarian team, is really an extended family. We are a close knit group as a number of our team members having been with the practice for over a decade. As a result of our dedicated animal hospital staff, we have developed longtime friendships with local pets and pet owners. We task ourselves with providing outstanding care and going the extra mile for our pet owners.
Fairview Hospital for Animals is a complete animal hospital, including emergency vet care, where we take the health and happiness of our patients seriously. Our Decatur veterinarians are passionate about veterinary care and exceptionally well trained with a commitment to continuing education. We strive to provide professional and advanced services to all pets and pet owners.
Our veterinary hospital offers boarding, wellness care, surgery, dental, nutritional counseling, pet bathing, and emergency vet care. We purchased the practice in 1989 and, after outgrowing the original facility, we opened our current animal hospital in April 2007. We are proud of our modern and state of the art animal hospital. Our clinic was designed to have an open layout that allows pet owners to view most all procedures and exams that are taking place. We want pet owners to be confident in our services and care, as well as reassured by this open hospital plan.
Fairview Hospital for Animals also offers emergency vet care to pets in need. Our after hours on-call service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help you handle emergency situations. We also provide dental services, surgical care, in house laboratory testing and bathing services. Our in-house pharmacy, along with access to specialists, makes us the answer for your pet's health and medical needs.
If you are new to our website, please browse around to learn about our facility, staff, services, and resources. Use our email us link to ask questions or to submit feedback. If you are new to the area or a new pet owner, we look forward to becoming your veterinarian.
Whether you live in Decatur, Macon, Forsyth, Blue Mound, Mount Zion, or Boody we are nearby. Should you need directions to our animal hospital, visit our contact page or call us at 217-428-7709. If your need emergency vet care our answering service is available 24/7.
Remember, at Fairview Hospital for Animals, your pets are our passion!
Dr. Robert Groesch has always gone above and beyond for the care of our family's pets for several years.
What can we help you find?
Whether you are planning on participating in the spookiest night of the year —Halloween — it is likely that people in your neighborhood are. This means that the streets will be filled with lou ...View Article
Does your dog like to bark, dig and chew everything in his line of sight? Before you panic and head straight for doggy boot camp, the solution may be simpler than you think. Just as humans do, dog ...View Article
Each year, nearly 8 million animals end up in local shelters. Of those 8 million pets, data shows that less than 20 percent of lost dogs and less than 2 percent of missing cats are ever returned t ...View Article
Many dogs have thick eye discharge. Sometimes it is just in the morning; sometimes it has to do with a dog’s breed. Some breeds of dogs have eyes that sit differently in their skull, causing mor ...View Article
Thrush is a bacterial infection, and one of the most common diseases, affecting horses’ hooves. You will likely know it when you see — and smell — it. The pungent, tar-like black discharge c ...View Article
Per their dentist’s recommendation, most people brush their teeth twice a day and floss once a day. Practicing regular at-home care and routinely visiting an oral health professional can help pr ...View Article