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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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Sep 2016

Fall Follies for Your Furry Friend

After a humid summer, many welcome fall with open arms-including your pets! When your dog is used to the heat of the summer, he or she will be happy to take walks in cooler weather. Just like there are tips to keep your pets happy and healthy during the summer and [...]

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Aug 2016

Eye Care for Pets

Everyone has had something in their eye before, whether it is an eyelash, a small piece of dirt, etc. While it is painful, you know you can always go to the sink and wash out whatever it is. Unfortunately, your pets do not have this luxury. On their own, they do no [...]

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