Arlington Cat Clinic

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841 N Wilke Rd
Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Driving Directions

(847) 398-3355


  • Hours:
  • Mon: 8:00am - 8:00pm
  • Tue-Fri: 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • Sat: 8:00am - 1:00pm
  • Sun: Closed

Arlington Cat Clinic has been a full service veterinary hospital for cats in the Northwest Suburbs of Illinois since 1988. We understand the special role your cat plays in your family and are dedicated to becoming your partner in your pet's health care from kittenhood to its senior years. We specialize in preventive health care, responsive treatment and consultation. Our dedicated and highly trained staff will treat you and your cat with courtesy, compassion and respect. Contact our office today to learn more about our services or to schedule an appointment.

Arlington Cat Clinic Services

  • Anesthesia
  • Bathing
  • Behavioral Medicine
  • Blood Transfusions
  • Boarding
  • Dental Care
  • Endoscopy
  • Grooming
  • Laboratory
  • Microchipping
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pain Management
  • Parasite Prevention and Control
  • Radiology (X-Rays)
  • Senior Care
  • Surgery
  • Ultrasound
  • Vaccinations
  • Wellness Exams

Arlington Cat Clinic Staff Profiles

Robert Esbensen, DVM, Diplomate ABVP

Founding Veterinarian
Dr. Bob graduated from the University of Illinois in 1981. Co-founded Arlington Cat Clinic with wife Dr. Gloria Esbensen in 1988. Became a diplomate in the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners for canine and feline in 1991. Professional interests include surgery, dental procedures, radiology, and endoscopy. Dr. Bob is a world champion icefisherman. He enjoys all types of fishing, and strives to take perfect wildlife photographs. 
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Years in Practice: 35

University of Illinois

Fishing, Photography

Gloria Esbensen, DVM

Founding Veterinarian
Dr. Gloria graduated from the University of Illinois in 1981. After 7 years of small animal practice, Dr. Gloria and her husband Dr. Bob opened Arlington Cat Clinic in 1988. Her professional interests lie in pediatrics and the very cherished geriatric cats. Dr. Gloria's family include her husband, son Pete, one cat and two golden retrievers. She enjoys cross stitching, quilting, reading, exercising, and taking dog sport classes with Bear and Benny.
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Years in Practice: 35

University of Illinois

Dog Agility, Barnhunt, Nosework, Quilting, Cross Stitch

Carol Fuhrman, DVM

Associate Veterinarian
Dr. Fuhrman graduated from Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1985. She has been in feline only practice since 1996. She has always been a "cat person" and loves being in a practice where she sees cats all day long. Her professional interests include internal medicine and dermatology.
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Years in Practice: 31

Ohio State University

Gardening, Quilting, Scifi