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Counselor’s Corner: Easier Said Than Done

By Becky Murray, CVT, MA, LCPC — Becky Murray is Veterinary Specialty Center's full-time Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. Hi all! Thanks for joining me again. In this blog post I want to talk [...]

May 3rd, 2017|Categories: news|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Shelter Animal Surgical Service

Veterinary Specialty Center has launched a new service aimed at expanding educational opportunities for veterinarians in training while providing much needed surgical services for shelter animals. The Shelter Animal Surgical Service (SASS) provides VSC’s rotating [...]

February 13th, 2017|Categories: Blog, news|Tags: |0 Comments

Counselor’s Corner: Should Have, Would Have, Could Have

Becky Murray is Veterinary Specialty Center's full-time Licensed Professional Counselor. By Becky Murray, CVT, LPC — Hi all! This is Becky, the counselor at Veterinary Specialty Center, and you are reading my “Counselor’s [...]

February 6th, 2017|Categories: Blog, news|Tags: |0 Comments

Veterinary Specialty Center Receives Certification as Level 1 Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Facility

Veterinary Specialty Center (VSC) has been certified as a Level I veterinary emergency and critical care facility by the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society. VSC is the first private practice in Illinois to receive [...]

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Should You Run Blood Work in Seemingly Healthy Older Dogs?

A study* conducted in Belgium evaluated the presence of abnormal findings on physical, ophthalmic, neurologic and orthopedic exams, as well as blood work and urinalysis among 100 older dogs (41 senior and 59 geriatric dogs) [...]

January 29th, 2017|Categories: news|Comments Off on Should You Run Blood Work in Seemingly Healthy Older Dogs?

In the news

New Rehabilitation Center – VSC Athletic Center

New Canine Athletic Center Aims to Keep Dogs in Shape – WGN-TV

Physical Therapy for Pets CBS 2 Chicago

VSC’s Athletic Center – WCIU – You & Me This Morning

Animal Rehab on the Rise – WGN Radio’s Opening Bell

Why demand for upscale animal rehabilitation facilities is growing in suburbs – Daily Herald

Veterinary Specialty Center provides rehab facility for pets in Buffalo Grove area – Buffalo Grove Countryside/Pioneer Press

Walking, or hopping, the animal rehab roadChicago Tribune

New Suburban Pet Rehab Center Has Underwater Treadmills, Exercise Gym, Massage Therapy – Buffalo Grove Patch

New Veterinary Rehabilitation Facility Targets Pet Obesity, Surgeries – WTTW Chicago Tonight Online

Rehabilitation

WCIU – You & Me This Morning – Getting Your Pet in Shape

Canine Competitions: 23 Races to Run with Your Dog – Men’s Health Online

Running With Your Dog: An Interview With Rehabilitative Medicine Veterinarian Dr. Lindsay Seilheimer – The Honest Kitchen Blog

Leptospirosis

Leptospirosis Blamed for Deaths of Two Dogs in Buffalo Grove – ABC 7 Chicago

Vets Say Wet Weather Leading To Deadly Disease In Dogs – WBBM-AM Chicago

Lake Bluff Family Loses Dog To Fatal Bacterial – Gazebo News

Press Releases

Veterinary Specialty Center Launches 5th Annual Holiday Pet Food Drive

Veterinary Specialty Center Honored as One of Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplaces

Veterinary Specialty Center Hosts Fourth Annual Holiday Pet Food Drive for Nina’s Pet Food Pantry

Veterinary Specialty Center Hosts Open House

Veterinary Specialty Center Hosts Holiday Pet Food Drive for Nina’s Pet Food Pantry