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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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Jun 2015

Avoid These Common Pet Owner Mistakes

People purchase or adopt an animal with the best intentions, but at times even the most well-intended pet owner can make the wrong choices when it comes to their pet. In order to give your pet the happiest, healthiest life, avoid these common mistakes: 1. Gettin [...]

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Apr 2015

Spring & Summer Activities for Your Dog

We feel summer coming on! With the improving temperatures and sunnier skies, spring is a great time to get outside with your dog. Taking your canine companion out for a walk is always nice, but there are a lot of other things you can do outside together to release [...]

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