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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

Flea FAQ

Fleas are common in dogs, especially those who live in hot climates and spend a lot of time outside. Learn more about the symptoms of fleas and how to treat it should your dog become a victim. What are fleas? Fleas thrive in warm and humid environments and fe [...]

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Jul 2015

Pets are Good for Your Health

Pets are truly a human's best friend: they listen when we need to talk, cuddle when we're having a bad day, and wait for us when we come home from work. While our companions bring us happiness in life, they are also good for our health, according to various studi [...]

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