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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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Feb 2017

Happy National Pet Dental Health Month!

February is National Pet Dental Health Month! Oral health care for your pet is extremely important, just as it is for you. Without proper care, your cat or dog can easily develop periodontal disease, halitosis, jaw problems, and more. At your pet’s annual checkup [...]

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Feb 2017

Avoid a Sick Pet on Valentine's Day

As with the holidays, there are always lots of treats around during Valentine’s Day-especially if you have kids. From roses to chocolate, the traditional Valentine’s presents are extremely dangerous to your pets. Make sure your February 14th is spent with loved [...]

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