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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 only 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

From Acute Kidney Failure to Champion: Chicago Dog Returns to Nationals after Receiving Dialysis

A Chicago dog that competes in the Elite Division of the National Association of Canine Scent Work is back on the field thanks to life-saving hemodialysis treatments at Veterinary Specialty Center (VSC) in Buffalo Grove. [...]

December 19th, 2016|Categories: Blog, news|Tags: , |Comments Off on From Acute Kidney Failure to Champion: Chicago Dog Returns to Nationals after Receiving Dialysis

Veterinary Specialty Center Hosts Fifth Annual Holiday Pet Food Drive

Last year, Veterinary Specialty Center raised $3,600 in donations for the Annual Holiday Pet Food Drive. This is two of many carloads filled with food, litter and pet supplies. Veterinary Specialty Center in [...]

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