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38028 N. Dilleys Rd

Wadsworth, Illinois 60083


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John J Hanover DVM Chi

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Dr. John J. Hanover, DVM received his degree from the University of Illinois School of Veterinary Medicine in 1991 and is a third-generation veterinarian. He is certified by the American Veterinary Chiropractic Association (1999), the Chi Institute in Veterinary Acupuncture (2001), and International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS, 2003). 


Dr. Hanover is also trained in Homotoxicology, Applied Kinesiology, Western herbs, essential oils, flower essences, and Reiki. He has lectured at veterinary continuing education conferences for the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association, Homotoxicology Vet Conference, and the American Veterinary Chiropractic Association. He has been a speaker for HEEL teaching veterinarians Homotoxicology, lectured at local and national conventions for Young Living Essential Oils and Nikken, and consulted for several animal nutritional supplement companies. He currently teaches the holistic section of the Veterinary Assistant Program at Harper College and serves on the Veterinary Advisory Panel for Young Living Essential Oils.  Dr. Hanover is in private companion-animal holistic practice in Wadsworth, Illinois at The Animal Hospital of Gurnee. He has an integrated holistic practice working primarily with dogs, cats, and horses. Socially, he has been riding and jumping horses for the past 40 years and enjoys gourmet cooking/dining with his daughter, Ariel. Of course, Chi, his dog, gets to enjoy some of the leftovers.