• We offer house calls
    For holistic care, hospice care, and at home euthanasia.
    Contact us today.
  • Wellness services
    Wellness services so your pets more than just survive;
    they thrive. Wise lifestyle choices lead to abundanthealth.
  • What To Expect
    A visit to The Holistic Veterinary Center will help your pet from
    the inside out and address the whole patient, not just their disease.
  • Meet our doctors
    The art of medicine lies in a practitioner's ability to
    identify which remedy unlocks the body's healing potential.

Contact Us

Welcome to Holistic Veterinary Center
Your Veterinarian in Downers Grove,IL
Call us at (630) 541-8733



Our goal is to help fix your pet’s health problems at the root.  Whether it be nutritional, related to vaccination, toxins, or something else, we strive to determine the cause and fix it so that your pet does not continue to experience the same cycle of symptoms for the rest of his or her life.



Our doctors take the time to really listen to you.
We are not quickly in and out of appointments as in some practices with a focus on vaccination.


Our doctors dig deeper into history as well as subtle signs that other non-holistic doctors may not consider significant to determine the best way to treat your pet.
Sometimes this includes conventional things such as surgery and pain medications as well as holistic treatments.


We help you be proactive about future care of your pet
by discussing with you things that may contribute to or worsen your pet’s condition and how to avoid these.


We make recommendations based specifically on your pet.
Your pet is an individual and what works for him or her may not be the same as what works for others.


We follow up with you to see if what we are doing is working and if it is not, then we recommend a different protocol.


Dr. Elisa Katz, DVM, is a certified canine rehabilitation therapist. We offer a full line of rehabilitation services. Starting with a comprehensive rehabilitation examination, Dr. Katz will tailor a plan specific to your pet’s needs.

Some of the treatment options we offer include:

  • Acupuncture
  • Spinal manipulation
  • Cold laser therapy
  • In-clinic and at-home therapy and exercise plans
  • Cart measurement and fitting

At Holistic Veterinary Center, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. Elisa Katz, Dr. Rosemarie Niznik
Downers Grove Veterinarian | Holistic Veterinary Center | (630) 541-8733

436 75th Street
Downers Grove, IL 60516

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Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Elisa Katz

    Dr. Katz graduated from The Ohio State University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2000. She practiced conventional medicine in her home state of Connecticut for 7 years. In 2007-2008 she studied acupuncture through IVAS (International Veterinary Acupuncture Society) and became certified in October of 2008.

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  • Dr.
    Rosemarie Niznik

    Certified Veterinary Spinal Manipulation Therapist

    Dr. Niznik is certified in Veterinary Spinal Manipulation through The Healing Oasis. This procedure is equivalent to chiropractic in humans. Dr. Niznik offers VSMT one Friday afternoon per month.


Read What Our Clients Say

  • "Ozone therapy saved my cat when traditional medicine was out of options. Because of ozone, I still have my best friend with me! Thanks, Holistic Veterinary Center, for offering this treatment."
  • "My lab/shepherd mix is 12 years old and Dr. Katz helped Sophie recover from 3 episodes of pancreatitis. Sophie is spry and energetic and still loves her walk in the woods. Thank you Dr. Katz!"

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Downers Grove Office

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday:



10:00 am - 6:00 pm


9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Every Other Saturday

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Bourbonnais Office


9:00 AM - 5:00 pm


9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday - Sunday: