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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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Jul 2016

What Veterinary Facility Do You Need?

If your pet is sick, or if it is time for a check-up, you typically will think that you need to see a veterinarian. Though this is true, there are different types of places that veterinarians practice at, such as centers, hospitals, clinics, and offices. There are [...]

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Jun 2016

Protect Your Dog This Summer!

Just like any human, a dog can overheat. However, unlike a human, they cannot tell someone that they need water, shade, or air conditioning. It is your job as a pet owner to take precautions to make sure that you protect your dog this summer, and every summer! H [...]

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