Dr. Roberts

Dr. Roberts is the Owner-Practioner of The Wheeling Animal Hospital and Pet Resort, The Higgins Animal Clinic and The Arlington-Golf Animal Hospital. He has been a licensed Veterinarian for over 30 years.

Dr. Roberts has a great deal of experience with all breeds of dogs, cats and exotics, including pot-bellied pigs, ferrets, rabbits, hamsters, gerbils and reptiles.

Dr. Roberts began his career in Veterinary Medicine at the age of 15, when he was hired by Dr. Higgins of the Higgins Animal Clinic in Chicago to work as a veterinary assistant. After graduating from Lane Technical high school, he attended University of Illinois, Chicago Circle campus. After graduation, he attended the University of Veracruz and received his degree in veterinary medicine in 1981.

Dr. Roberts and his wife, Joan, have two daughters, Lindsay and Alyssa. They also have a large menagerie of pets at home. In his free time, Dr. Roberts enjoys playing basketball and listening to music.


Dr. Smizinski - Veterinarian

Dr. Smizinski grew up in southeastern South Dakota. She attended South Dakota State University for her undergraduate work where she majored in biology. She attended Iowa State College of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in 2003. She moved to the Chicago area after graduating and has been working in the northwest suburbs since then. In her free time, Dr Smizinski enjoys spending time with her husband and son, as well as their four family pets. Her hobbies also include photography and reading.


Dr. Fox- Veterinarian

Dr. Fox grew up in Arlington Heights. She received her D.V.M. degree from the University of Illinois in 1984. Since practicing at various small animal hospitals in the Chicago area, she has returned to her hometown to join the Arlington-Golf practice. Dr. Fox has a son and daughter both in college. In her spare time she enjoys gardening, reading and watching the antics of Demetri and Stanley (her two cats) with her husband Ray.