If you live in Quincy or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets and/or livestock – look no further.
Four Paws and Hooves Veterinary Clinic is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. We also offer services for large animals such as cattle, horses, and other livestock. Our licensed IL veterinarians, Dr. Tricia Crist and Dr. Dallas Duncan-Klauser, have years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care.
We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative care is essential to the ongoing success of your pet's health. If you have any questions, call (217) 209-3225 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our veterinary office is easy to get to and has ample parking -- just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Quincy area pet owners.
At Four Paws and Hooves Veterinary Clinic, you are family.
Dr. Tricia has practiced since 2007, spent 5 of those years strictly in Emergency Medicine, and loves being able to take care of her patients. She played volleyball at Columbia College where her team won Nationals two of the years she played on the team and 2nd place another year. She is married with four children and has multiple dogs, cats, several horses, and assorted farm animals. She has a passion for French Bulldogs and loves to spend time with her family, run, horseback ride, and camp.
Dallas was born, raised and currently lives on a farm in rural Adams county with her husband, 2 step-daughters, and 1 son. She has a herd of simmentaland sim-angus cattle and also custom grazes cattle and farms grain with her husband. She attended the University of Illinois for both her bachelor’s degree and her DVM. While at UofI, She was on the Meats Judging Team, the Meat Animal Evaluation Team and the Livestock Judging Team. As a veterinarian she has a strong focus on beef cattle and enjoys working with advanced reproductive technologies such as embryo transfers and flushing.She also enjoys general large animal medicine, and small animal surgeries and preventative care.
Bri has been working at Four Paws since April 2017. She has always loved animals, but became extremely passionate for animals after adopting her first pit bull mix, Johnny. Five rescue dogs and one cat later, Bri is working her dream job. Her favorite parts of being a Vet Tech are emergency situations and watching kittens and puppies grow up while being patients at the clinic. In her spare time Bri enjoys traveling, taking her dogs for long walks, and cooking new recipes for her friends.
Jenny has worked as a Veterinary Technician for over 18 years, 5 of which were in emergency medicine, and she has been with Four Paws since we opened in September 2014. She is married, with two boys, and resides outside of Quincy, IL. She shares her home with one doberman: Torah; one lab: Cash; and one cat: Lucy Lu. Her time off is spent riding her horses and enjoying her family.
Kayla has worked in the veterinary field, off and on, since 2004. She received her Veterinary Assistant certification from John Wood Community College in 2006 and has done both tech and office work at the various vet clinics she has worked at. She also graduated with her bachelor's in business from Quincy University in 2015. Over the years she has fostered over 60 animals and is a sucker for a Boston Terrier or a Pit Bull. She lives outside of Quincy, IL with her husband, one cat, three dogs, one rabbit, three horses, and one miniature donkey. Her favorite thing to do is travel and you will usually find her marking items off of her bucket list.
Marissa has been with us since 2019 and previously worked as a certified pet groomer for 7 years. She lives near Barry, IL with her husband, 7 dogs, and 5 cats where she has acknowledged that she's a crazy dog AND cat lady and always will be. In her free time she likes to spend time with her husband, read, and go for hikes when the weather is nice.
Ruth joined the Four Paws family only 2 months after we opened in 2014. She has always had a love for animals and is a self-proclaimed 'crazy cat lady'. Because of her passion for animals she went to school and received her Veterinary Assistant certification in 2011 from John Wood Community College. Her favorite part of her job is just being able to take care of our patients; animals have such a special place in her heart and seeing them, as well as being able to help them, is the greatest feeling in the world to her. And while Ruth loves all animals, cats are her favorite and she has always had them in her life. She currently shares her home with four cats: Oliver, Daphne, Two Two, and her prized Maine Coon, Izzy.
7:30 AM - 6:30 PM
7:30 AM - 6:30 PM
7:30 AM - 6:30 PM
7:30 AM - 6:30 PM
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Open 2 Saturdays per month. Call for info.