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Welcome to Finan Animal Hospital
Serving Downers Grove, Darien, Woodridge and Lemont.
Call us at 630-985-2777

Fear Free


We are excited to join the Darien community and are looking forward to meeting you and your furry companions! Finan Animal Hospital is dedicated to providing caring, compassionate veterinary care to your pets. We understand that you care for your pets as part of your family, and as veterinarians we strive to do the same. Dr. Finan and the staff at Finan Animal Hospital believe that an educated pet owner is invaluable. Our goal is to keep your pet healthy by helping you fully understand your pet’s needs.

We hope you’ll find the following sets us apart from other animal hospitals:

• We are a paperless practice. All our medical records are computerized which allows for easy record keeping and is more environmentally friendly.
• We know you’re busy- call and schedule a drop-off appointment.
• Our hospital is clean, quiet, and stocked with state of the art equipment. You’ll find digital and dental radiography, ultrasound, therapy laser, in-house lab equipment and fully equipped surgery and dentistry suites.

We hope to form a life long relationship with you and your pets!

Dr. April Finan
Darien Veterinarian | Finan Animal Hospital | 630-985-2777

2415 75th Street
Darien, IL 60561

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Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    April Finan
    Hospital Owner

    Dr. April Finan is the owner of Finan Animal Hospital. Dr. Finan is a 2005 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Finan spent 10 years in emergency practice before transitioning to general practice. She is finally realizing her dream as the owner of Finan Animal Hospital. Dr. Finan strives to create a fun, diverse, positive, and supportive work environment for her staff. We hope our love for our jobs shows in our care for your pet.

    In her spare time Dr. Finan enjoys lifting weights, competing in triathlons, cooking healthy meals, and spending time outdoors with her family.

    Dr. Finan is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association, The Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society, and the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association.

  • Kirsten
    Hospital Manager

    Kirsten is a Certified Veterinary Technician having graduated from the Veterinary Technology program at Joliet Junior College in 2012. She has worked in the veterinary field for 14 years with experience in dog and cat, zoo and exotic animal practices. She has an affinity for working with animals and people, developing good rapport with both. As she says, 'If you love your job, you never have to work a day in your life.' -Confucius

    Kirsten lives with her husband, four children and her two dogs, Bree and Hennessy. In her free moments she revels in spending time with her family outdoors, taking the dogs on hikes, trying new restaurants and going to movies.

  • Jenn
    Certified Veterinary Technician

    Jenn is a certified veterinary technician who graduated from the Fox College Vet Tech Institute in 2010. Jenn has a special interest in Fear Free veterinary visits and recently completed a program to become our first Fear Free Certified veterinary professional! Her mission is to alleviate fear, anxiety, and stress in pets and to educate and inspire the people who care for them. The Fear Free movement focuses on both the physical and the emotional well-being of your pets, and aims to make veterinary visits stress-free and fun.

    Jenn lives with her husband and two kitties, Cooper (a munchkin cat) and Izzy (a manx cat). In her spare time Jenn enjoys attending comic conventions, crafting costumes and props of her favorite fictional characters, and immersing herself in a good book.

  • Angie
    Certified Veterinary Technician

    Angie is a certified veterinary technician. She graduated from the Vet Tech Institute in 2012. She had worked in many settings- from general practice to emergency and specialty practices. She hopes to one day become a certified dog trainer and train service animals. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her fiancé and their two pets a cat (Butters) and a dog (Axel). Her hobbies include playing in Top Golf leagues with friends, hiking, and traveling to new places.

  • Andreece
    Client Care

    Hailing all the way from sunny Southern California, Andreece is our friendly, animal-loving receptionist! Through her travels around the world performing, she has discovered just how much she loves meeting and interacting with people. Coupled with the fondness she’s had for animals since childhood, she couldn’t be more thrilled to be a part of the awesome staff here at Finan Animal Hospital!In her spare time, Andreece enjoys road trips with her husband and dog, live entertainment, experiencing all the delicious food the Chicagoland area has to offer and exploring new places.

  • Brandon
    Veterinary Assistant

    After working in the animal care field for the past 9 years, Brandon has done almost everything in the field. He has worked for pet boarding facilities, pet stores, pet grooming shops, and has done animal behavior training. He is a certified bather and brusher, a certification he earned while working at a local grooming shop.

    When he is not working, he enjoys spending time playing guitar, trying new restaurants, and playing sports. He also loves spending time at home with his corgi mix, Wiley.


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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Finan Animal Hospital


8:00 am-5:30 pm


8:00 am-5:30 pm


8:00 am-5:30 pm


9:00 am-1:00 pm


8:00 am-5:30 pm


8:00 am-12:00 pm




  • "Dr. Finan is the most caring, compassionate Dr. you could ask for. I wish my own physicians cared as much as she does! Her facility is first-rate and so are all of her employees. All of this costs money, but if you care about your pets, rest assured that you are getting even more than you pay for. Dr. Finan never suggests anything more than is necessary, and does not "guilt trip" you into doing more than you can afford (unlike other Vets I no longer go too.) I am a lifelong animal lover, and a thrifty person. I give the Dr, her facility and her staff the highest recommendation!"
    Joanne Patten