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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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Jan 2017

Resolutions to Make for Your Furry Friend

The New Year is upon us, and with that comes making New Year’s Resolutions! You may have a list of ten very specific resolutions, or maybe you have no idea. No matter what, if you are a dog owner, you may want to add a couple of resolutions for your pet! There ar [...]

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Dec 2016

Senior Pet Care Information

Though pets are living longer than ever before, this means that elderly pet care is more and more important. Typically, cats and small dogs are considered “seniors” at age seven, while larger dogs reach senior status at age six. There isn’t a one-size-fits-al [...]

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