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Pet Wellness Center & Urgent Care Center

4600 Cobblestone Place   Marion, Illinois 62959    (618) 993-2273

Directions:  From Route 13, turn south on Pentecost Road, take the next right onto Meadowland Parkway, then take the next right on Boulder Drive.  This road will lead you directly to Cobblestone Place and our new facility.  We are excited to show you all of the great, new changes that are taking place!!

Our Mission Statement:

Our clients are the heart of our practice and our team understands the importance of the human-animal bond.  We are dedicated to enhancing your pet's quality of life through compassionate, dependable, high-quality veterinary care.  We strive to become part of your extended family and promise to treat each patient as if they were one of our very own.  #everypeteverytime

Located in Marion, Illinois across the road from Williamson County Airport, we are a convenient access for all of your pets' needs.    

Our Pet Wellness & Urgent Care Center location is a well-established practice that offers support in routine care, critical care, internal medicine, general and orthopedic surgery, and imaging.  Along with our doctors, we have a large support team consisting of several Certified Veterinary Technicians (CVT's), veterinary assistants, and amazing seasoned support staff.  Our services include in-house diagnostics, digital radiographs, ultrasonography, digital dental radiographs, endoscopy,  underwater treadmill, laser therapy, chiropractic care,  and much more. We recently transitioned from our old Pet Wellness Center location to a new 17,000 sq. ft. facility equipped with the latest technology to support our Southern Illinois community. 


  • Diagnostic Medicine
  • Preventative Medicine
  • Spay and Neuter Surgeries
  • Anesthetized Dental and Exploratory Oral Surgery
  • 24 Hour Emergency On-Call Services
  • Specialty Allergy Regimens/Testing
  • Artificial Insemination
  • Routine Feline and Canine Grooming
  • Specialty Grooming Cuts
  • Moisturizing Aloe and Oatmeal Baths
  • Routine Feline and Canine Exams
  • In-House Laboratory Testing
  • Puppy and Kitten Packages
  • Microchipping Services
  • Lifestyle Appropriate Vaccinations
  • Pregnancy, Abdominal, and Cardiac Ultrasounds
  • In-House Digital Radiology
  • In-House Digital Dental Radiology
  • Geriatric Care
  • Pain Management
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Day Camp
  • Cat/Dog Lodging
  • Laser Therapy
  • Underwater Treadmill


We have a number of resources for you to learn more about pet care. Browse around and look at our articles and pet videos. The best tools to help you to care for your animals are ongoing nutrition and preventative care.  

At Pet Wellness Center PC, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Craig Smith
Marion Veterinarian | Pet Wellness Center PC | (618) 993-2273
     4600 Cobblestone Place      Marion, IL 62959

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  • Sharon Kobler
    Vet Nurse/Pharmacy Assistant

    Sharon joined Pet Wellness Center in 2015 as a Veterinarian Assistant. She attended Southern Illinois University and received a Bachelor's of Arts in Psychology. She married Cory in 2009 and they have 2 daughters, Cayla and Cadence. She enjoys any outdoor activity, watching movies and weekend adventures with her family. She has an interest in animal behavior and is partial to chihuahuas and the bully breeds. She believes in the right to life and that all creatures should be respected and cherished.

  • Tina Maciell
    Certified Veterinary Technician

    Graduated from Veterinary Technician School in Tucson, Arizona June of 2005.  I primarily have worked in emergency medicine since then; which is a special interest of mine.  I relocated from the west coast to be near a part of my family that I hold dear.  I live in Herrin, Illinois and share my life with my two cats Jackson (Jax) and Nin.  I love anything having to do with  art; creating it or appreciating it.  I like seeing different cultures through traveling and enjoying nature.

  • Joanna Smith
    Veterinary Assistant

    Joanna Smith joined the Pet Wellness team in March of 2020. She is currently enrolled in the online Veterinary Technician program through Purdue University. While working towards her degree she is being trained as a Veterinary Assistant. In her free time she's busy taking care of her two horses and two dogs. Joanna also enjoys spending her time with her parents, three local siblings, and visiting her two out-of-state brothers, sisters-in-law, niece and nephews. 

  • Whitney Walker
    Certified Veterinary Technician

    Bio coming soon...

  • Jennifer Russell
    Customer Care Specialist

    Jennifer joined the Pet Wellness Center team in November of 2016 bringing over three years of veterinary office experience and over twenty years of business management experience with her.  She has a flair for marketing and design and loves spending time with her husband, Shane and their son, Riley.  

  • Angela White
    Customer Care Specialist

    Angela joined the Pet Wellness Center team in August of 2016 bringing over three years of veterinary office experience with her.  Her passion for animals and providing exceptional customer service led her to the veterinary field.  Angela resides in Ava, Illinois and enjoys spending time with her two children, Blake & Cassie and their beautiful yorkie, Sophie.  

  • Angela Frerking
    Veterinary Technician

    Angie joined Pet Wellness Center in April 2011, she started as a kennel technician and over the years has moved up to the lead technician.  She has a passion to provide care for pets and knowledge to owners for a lifetime of health.   Angie and her husband, James lives on a small but growing farm filled with geese, ducks, chickens, guineas, peacocks and their newest addition –goats!  They also have a yellow lab named Dakota, and a sassy Calico cat named Zoey!  In her extra spare time Angie loves to paint, sew, embroider, wood burn and do anything crafty!  If you ever see her in the clinic, she will always have a smile on her face!   

  • Dr.
    Melanie Rossin-Gray
    Associate Veterinarian

    Dr Melanie Rossin-Gray is an Associate Veterinarian with Pet Wellness Center. She joined the practice in 2014, after practicing in Carbondale, IL. She attended McKendree College and Souther Illinois University at Edwardsville for her undergraduate and graduate training, and received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Illinois in 2011. Dr Rossin-Gray's love of animals began in her early childhood when she was responsible for caring for family pets, ranging from cats and dogs to horses, ferrets, exotic birds, goats, and more. She is particullarly interested in surgery, opthalmology, oncology, and exotic animal care. When not in the clinic, you can find Dr Rossin-Gray spending time with her husband, Justin, her three step children, four cats and her dog, Tucker. She looks forward to getting to care for your furry, scaly, or feathered family members. 

  • Dr.
    J. Craig Smith

    Dr. J. Craig Smith is the Practice Owner and Senior Veterinarian at Pet Wellness Center, PC. Dr. Smith graduated from the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor's Degree in Animal Science. He received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Louisiana State University. Dr. Smith has special interests in surgery, internal medicine, dermatology, and dentistry. He has two pets of his own; a yellow labrador retriever named Sadie and a quarterhorse horse named Jesse. Blessed with a large family, he and his wife, Cera Smith, have five daughters: Ashley, Cera Ann, Jessica, Katherine, and Lauren. When he's not practicing medicine at the clinic, you can find him showing horses and raising his cattle. His compassionate nature and dedication to helping people and pets has helped shape Pet Wellness Center into an industry leader in veterinary excellence.

  • Dr.
    Kristine Kozak

    Dr. Kristine Kozak is originally from Homer Glen, IL, a southwest suburb of Chicago. She received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Illinois in May of 2018.  She enjoys working with all animals: dogs, cats, cattle, goats, horses, sheep, and pigs. Especially when she gets to visit them on farm calls. When not working, Dr. Kozak relaxes by gardening and going to the movies with her husband, Peter.  She also likes to take long walks with her rough-coated collies named Dex and Sunshine. 

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I am so very thankful to have such a high quality of veterinary care in our area and without hesitation would recommend Pet Wellness Center to anyone looking for a caring and knowledgeable veterinarian. I cannot say enough wonderful things about Dr Smith and the team at Pet Wellness Center.

Roberta T.- Marion, IL