Joel Todd Leroy Prince | An Accomplished Veterinarian


With nearly 30 years of veterinary experience, Dr. Joel Todd Leroy Prince practices at Elmhurst Animal Care Center as well as at Naperville Animal Hospital and Wheaton Animal Hospital. A graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, he is one of only 15 Illinois veterinarians to hold a diplomate designation from the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, an honor bestowed on fewer than 1,000 veterinarians in the world. Board certified in dog, cat, and small animal care, Dr. Joel Todd Leroy Prince also specializes in orthopedic surgery, neurology, and oncology for pets. Dr. Prince participates in over 100 hours of post-graduate training annually to further enhance his field knowledge and abilities.

Dr. Prince offers clients a wide range of pet care options. At Elmhurst Animal Care Center, for example, he provides both affordable and customized care, including personalized vaccination schedules based on pet needs, dental treatment, on-site surgery and intensive care, preventive screening, and an in-house pharmacy for owner convenience. Equipped with the latest technology in veterinary care, the center contains heated surgical tables, CO2 lasers, electro-cauterization, and precision equipment for anesthesia administration and monitoring. In addition to medical treatment, Elmhurst Animal Care Center provides grooming services, daycare, training, and both long- and short-term boarding. The center is open seven days a week, and appointments are not required.

To care for less fortunate animals, Dr. Joel Todd Leroy Prince assists local Humane Society and animal rescue organizations with stray and abused animal care. Through the Naperville Animal Hospital, for example, he provides discount veterinary services and adoption assistance, successfully aiding over 20,000 needy animals. Outside of office hours, Dr. Prince enjoys spending time in the company of his children and his dogs, a Boston terrier named Bella and a Doberman named Del. Additionally, he enjoys golf, snowmobiling, and travel.