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We are a Chicago Veterinary Hospital and Emergency Vet founded on the observation that traditional veterinary practices have limited evening and weekend hours, requiring clients to adjust their busy schedules in order to obtain proper care for their beloved pets or be sent to an ER facility.

Metropolitan Veterinary Center is open 7am to 10pm, seven days a week in order to best serve our clients and patients. At our South Loop hospital, we provide routine services such as elective surgeries and wellness exams in addition to animal emergency/critical care and surgery.

We have created a convenient, state-of-the-art facility to provide advanced, comprehensive care, located in Chicago's South Loop.

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June LaFave, VMD

June LaFave, VMD

Dr. LaFave is a founding partner of Metropolitan Veterinary Center. She was most recently the Medical Director of the ER at Chicago Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Center and also held tenure as Chief of Staff at PAWS.

Kjerstin Jacobs, DVM

Kjerstin Jacobs, DVM

Dr. Jacobs, a founding partner of Metropolitan Veterinary Center, worked for a veterinarian when she was young and saw such passion and dedication in the way he approached his work that she decided to become a veterinarian, too.

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Aug 2015

Pet Vaccination FAQ

Learn more about what vaccines are available for your pet and when/how often pets should be vaccinated: Q: What is a vaccine? A: Vaccines are shots that trigger an immune response in your pet in order to help them fight future infections and disease. They ca [...]

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Aug 2015

Feline High-Rise Syndrome

Do you open your windows in the summer to let some fresh air in your home? It may bring some comfort inside, but it can also be dangerous to cats if your windows do not have screens. If you think that the chance of your cat falling out a window is slim to none, con [...]

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