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Formea made such a lasting impression on me. I had the unfortunate experience of needing to euthanize a sweet dog in my care. I had never been to Formea before and the vet, techs, and EVERYONE were so incredibly sweet and made the process bearable. That one experience alone has made me decide to switch all my own animals to their practice ♥️. Thank you for helping me with the peaceful passing of sweet Bodee. You were all so kind during a very emotional time ♥️

Samantha D.

All staff from front desk to the vets are compassionate and professional. I was scared to put my dog through the surgeries he needed. They did a great job, informed us well on his post surgery care and what to expect; our boy is feeling good and healing wonderfully. This animal hospital has gained my trust. Thank You for all you do.

Emily E.

I’ve never been more impressed with a vet office. Not only did they squeeze me in last minute about an hour before they closed for the day, but they didnt rush me, Dr. Formea took time to explain what was wrong with my dog and was so informative. The staff is so friendly and seem genuinely happy to help. If you’re looking for a vet that really cares, this is where you want to be.

Brenna U.

Beyond thrilled with everyone at this hospital! Our sweet dog had to have an amputation and had some ups and downs and they went above and beyond for our sweet Hera and our family. I would absolutely without a doubt recommend Dr. Formea and Dr. Maag to anyone looking for care for their animals. 💜🐾

Laci D.

Our first trip to Formea with our Blue guy today. And boy he gave them run for their money. But everyone was AMAZING! Handled him so so well. He ended up having to have surgery on his mouth and they explained everything to us in depth! Will definitely recommend to others 💙

Jen M.

They were the only ones around that would get my baby in for a UTI and they were wonderful! Definitely using this office from now on!

Amy R.

We brought our 11-year-old English Mastiff in for the first time today. The entire staff at Formea was great from start to finish. Knowledgeable, caring and went the extra mile to take care of him and us. The little things and the care you give doesn’t go unnoticed. Thank you for doing what you do.

Cat S.

The staff was very comforting and helpful. They went out of their way to make my experience as comforting as possible. I appreciate all of you.
Sarah P.

Always a fantastic experience!! Will never go anywhere else. We just love Dr. Formea and his staff!!
Amanda N.

8 months ago-
Dr.Formea is absolutely! The best veterinary ever! We love the staff & the Dr.’s there! They are very caring individual ‘s and treat you like family! I have sent many ppl to them with their fur babies. I trust them with all my babies!
Chuck J.

By far the best Vet and staff in the area! Such great care.
About a week ago, we had a scare with our MACY girl. She somehow cut her paw (BAD) in our back yard. I honestly thought she was going to bleed out. There was so much blood.
I called and they told me to come right in and he would make time to see her.
He was honest and forthcoming with my options and prices.
They saved her. Thank you so much.
She has healed up pretty nicely. ❤️❤️👏🏻👨‍⚕️🦮

Tera Z.

This is the best Vet EVER!! We have been going there for about 18-20 years , there is no better ! I love all the staff ❤️❤️ always so kind , even in terrible conditions! WE LOVE YOU !!!

Janice W.

Referred by a friend to call Formea for our sick American Bulldog Scooter he’s our baby and he hasn’t been acting right and puking, not eating or drinking, called and I believe her name is Louri was absolutely amazing and so sweet! She broke down everything right over the phone and was upfront about everything, when we got there it was busy and phones were ringing off the hook but every staff in there was so nice and greeted everyone! Scooter was outside getting sick and they come over and got him, they were so gentle with him and so sweet! Love this vet and definitely will be our family vet from now on!

Amber M.

The people here are super nice and the prices are very reasonable. They seem to really care about your pet and know what they are talking about. Would recommend to anyone!

Seth S.

I switched vets for the first time in 25 years and was absolutely thrilled First time I have ever had a vet take time to talk and play with my furbaby before examining. I do believe I made a great decision. The whole staff was friendly and personable. And I believe my pets will be happy also. 🧡 🐶

Alana Y.

They have been excellent with my two bullies with fast service and all the workers have a great attitude and friendly service. #1

Liger O.

The vets as well as the techs are always so caring and loving to the animals. Very professional crew of individuals. Highly recommend this vet for all animal needs!
Christina R.

This is the most kind and caring vet I’ve ever met. I’ll forever take my animals to them. Best staff every
Alexis A.

Love this animal hospital. I have been to a few and this has to be one of the best in town. All the staff seem to really care about every patient as if it was their own pet. Affordable in comparison to other pet hospitals we have used. I would recommend them to anyone that I know.
Tracy D.

The staff are very professional and very helpful. I will always bring my best friend here.
John K.

Very Friendly and clean. My daughters / my cat will be in Great Hands. Thank Love. I also Love the finches at the front desk. Excellent Service!
Mary Kay B.

Compassionate veterinary care in Alton, IL.

The Formea Animal Hospital team cares for each patient as our own. We understand the special bond you have with your four-legged family members and strive to provide the best care possible.


1639 Main Street
Alton, IL 62002

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Phone: 618-462-8000
Fax: 618-462-8104


Mon-Fri: 8 AM - 5 PM
Sat: 8 AM - 12 PM
Sun: Closed