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VSC Certified as a VetCot Level 1 Veterinary Trauma Center

Veterinary Specialty Center is excited to announce that we have received certification as a Level I Veterinary Trauma Center. The designation is through the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care's (ACVECC) Board of [...]

November 21st, 2017|Categories: Blog, news|Tags: , |0 Comments

Are There Added Disease Risks from Pets Rescued from Hurricane Harvey?

Rosalie was relinquished by her family after the hurricane. She has tested positive for heartworm, hookworm and has a mammary tumor. She was rescued by Fetching Tails Foundation. In the aftermath of Hurricane [...]

September 8th, 2017|Categories: Blog, news|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 [...]

February 6th, 2017|Categories: Blog, news|Comments Off on Veterinary Specialty Center Receives Certification as Level 1 Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Facility

Pets and Pot: When Legalized Marijuana Puts Your Pet at Risk

Curiosity and the cat have always gone hand in hand. However, when the cat decides to taste test some new treats in the house, it could have very bad consequences especially if that treat includes [...]

December 29th, 2016|Categories: Blog, news|Tags: , , , |0 Comments