We stand by our original creed of honoring each patient as if they were our own and take this role in your pets’ life very seriously. We want you and your pet companion to feel welcome and offer a calm and supportive environment. Our doctors are well-informed and advanced in their knowledge of ever-changing and evolving veterinary practices.

We would be privileged to partner in advocating for your pet’s health and will be honest and forthcoming in our assessment of his or her condition and needs. Together we can make informed and healthy decisions leading to a long and happy life between you and your pet.

Dr. Michael G. Boin

Practice Owner and Veterinarian
Graduated 1984
University of Illinois
College of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Boin is a lifelong Chicago resident who has worked at Near North Animal Hospital since 1990 and owned the practice since 1996. He believes that a strong veterinarian, client and patient relationship is the best way to guarantee a happy and healthy pet throughout all life stages. He is known for his thorough client education especially in puppy, kitten and dental care. He has the patience to ensure clients understand their pet’s diagnosis and the solutions available. He is a true partner in their care.

Amy Alexander

Office Manager | Client Services Manager

Amy has been working with Dr. Boin now for fourteen years and can be counted on to keep the front-office operations running smoothly. She is the mainstay of NNAH and is often called upon for her organizational expertise. Amy has established some great relationships over the years with our long-standing clients and knows all their pets by name. Her commitment to efficiency is priceless.

Trisha Tarsa

Veterinary Technician | Surgical Assistant

Trisha brings to NNAH over four years of experience as an animal-care giver at PAWS where she still works part-time feeding and walking the animals, as well as giving medications and vaccinations. She has a few PAWS “alumni” pets including a rescued rabbit and a pitti. Trisha enjoys learning all she can from the doctors @ NNAH and assists them in many different arenas including surgical procedures. Her goal one day is to become a veterinarian. In the meantime, she loves caring for all of our daily visitors.