Joel Todd Leroy Prince


Veterinarian Dr. Joel Todd Leroy Prince is a partner at the Elmhurst Animal Care Center in Elmhurst, Illinois. He—along with Dr. Sandra Faeh and Dr. Tom Staudacher—opened the center in 2003, which offers state-of-the-art pet care, along with training, grooming, and boarding services. Dr. Prince is specifically interested in orthopedic and soft tissue surgery, as well as oncology and neurological disorders.

Joel Todd Leroy Prince has practiced veterinary medicine for over 25 years, and he has been awarded awarded diplomate status from the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, specialty Canine and Feline Practice, in 1993—a prestigious designation for which only 15 veterinarians in Illinois are qualified. He is also a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association, and Chicago Veterinary Medical Association.

Before starting the Elmhurst Animal Center, Joel Todd Leroy Prince practiced veterinary medicine in Matteson, Illinois. Dr. Prince obtained his Associate’s in Animal Science at Iowa State University and then went on to receive his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Illinois in Urbana. He is still active with his alma mater, becoming a member of the President’s Council in 2006 and making yearly donations to the College of Veterinary Medicine to fund scholarships and other school needs.

When Dr. Prince is not working at his practice and caring for animals, he enjoys playing sports, traveling, snowmobiling, hanging out with his children, and playing with his Doberman named Ari.