River Forest Animal Hospital

7515 W Lake Street
River Forest, IL 60305



Our Doctors


Dr. Wayne N. Juhnke

Dr. Wayne Juhnke (Dr. J) was born and raised in Cleveland, OH where he worked for 10 years as a veterinary technician. He obtained his B.S. in biology at Cleveland State University and is a 1986 graduate of the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. 

Dr. Juhnke is a founding partner of River Forest Animal Hospital and resides in Oak Park with his wife, Alice Ireland, and his two rescued French bulldogs, Elmer and Edith Piaf. His daughter, Hesper, recently became a licensed expressive arts therapist and is living abroad with her new husband while he completes a graduate program at the University of Dundee in Scotland.

Dr. J likes to spend his free time cooking, traveling, listening to live music, reading and playing tennis. In keeping with his interest in canine obedience and behavior, he is currently training Elmer as a ball boy on the court and is also helping Edie to perfect her béarnaise sauce in the kitchen.  



Dr. Adam G. Thomas

Dr. Adam Thomas is an "army brat" who was born in Germany but grew up in the western suburbs of Minneapolis, MN. He earned both his undergraduate and veterinary degrees from the University of Minnesota. 

Dr. Thomas lives in Chicago (Galewood) with his two wily cats, Richie Cunnigham and Blackie Chan, and his dog Squeaks, a Belgian Malinois. He has two young children, Lucas and Zelda, whom he enjoys spending time with. 

His professional interests include abdominal ultrasound and surgery. 

Dr. Thomas' favorite activities include watching football, playing trivia, traveling, riding his motorcycle and playing video games. 



Dr Kuehn

Dr. Andrea Kuehn

Dr. Andrea Kuehn (pronounce "Keen") was born and raised in Oklahoma.  She studied Zoology at the University of Oklahoma and received her DVM from Oklahoma State University.  

Dr. Kuehn and her husband Jordan moved to Forest Park in 2014 and have loved getting to know the area since.  They have a 1 year old son, Desmond, who is constantly keeping them on their toes! They also have 2 dogs, a German Shepherd named Samson, a schipperke mix named Ringo, and a cat named Wally.  

Her professional interests include preventative care, geriatric pet care, and ophthalmology.  Her personal interests include watching sports (especially the OU Sooners), traveling, baking, painting and playing guitar.